University of Exeter: International Law

InstitutionUniversity of Exeter View institution profile
Department Law
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- Specialised Master of Laws programme with the focus on international law

- Gain a comprehensive understanding of public international law and pressing legal challenges in our globalised world

- Choose from a range of cutting-edge subjects, including global security, cyber operations, modern forms of warfare, and transnational regulatory governance

- Personal tutor support and close contact with world-class scholarship of our team of experts and their extensive experience of working with governments, international organisations and the armed forces

- Develop your personal and professional skills through our simulation and other activities to prepare yourself for an international career

- Small seminar and teaching groups enabling you to fulfil your potential

- Join our community of students and scholars at one of the research centres and participate in our research seminars and other academic events

Studying a Master of Laws in International Law offers a rewarding learning experience with opportunities to deepen your understanding of international law, and to improve skills necessary at all levels of professional engagement with contemporary and future challenges of international law.

The Exeter LLM is a rigorous programme of postgraduate study designed for the most ambitious and capable students. Delivered by some of the eminent scholars in international law, our LLM in International Law allows you to create a bespoke programme of learning addressing your specific academic and professional needs, readying you to fulfil your career ambitions or for doctoral study.

In order to enhance students’ research and learning experiences and to create a vibrant community of postgraduate students enrolled in this programme, students will be affiliated with one of the research centres for the duration of their programme. This will provide a forum where students can present their dissertation outline, promoting discussions and receiving constructive feedback from fellow students and members of academic staff.


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We are a Russell Group university who consistently rank in the top 15 universities in the UK and top 150 in the world (Times Higher Education World University ranking). We score particularly highly for ‘international outlook’ and the University welcomes staff and students from over 130 countries. The experience of our overseas students is second to none: in 2017 we won the ‘International Student Choice’ award (WhatUni).

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