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LLM in International Law

Middlesex University Dubai
1 year
Full time
Master's degree
Dubai
English

Program description

LLM in International Law

Introduction to the Program

This degree aims to enable students to specialise in subjects related to international law, equipping them with comprehensive knowledge of the foundational principles of public international law and advanced conceptual insights into theories underpinning the legal status of international organisations and their role in the settlement of international disputes.

Why Study LLM International Law?

You will deepen and broaden your knowledge of law as an academic subject, acquiring a systematic understanding of legal processes, methods and concepts, of the social and political context in which legal processes take place and of appropriate theoretical conceptions of law.

Ultimately, by maximising your academic potential and refining your problem-solving skills in a transnational context you will enhance your professional development and horizons.

The research and writing skills you gain will be transferable to a variety of professional sectors, including the legal profession, policymaking, corporate sector, governmental bodies or academia.

Course highlights

  • Developed and taught by leading experts in international law worldwide who represent different disciplines and legal traditions, this specialism opens the professional horizons of students to legal careers in any jurisdiction.
  • Gain a specialised and comprehensive knowledge in subjects related to international law, and advanced conceptual insights explaining the impact of international law on international relations and contemporary concerns such as globalisation, the use of armed force, transnational trade, terrorism, governance and the regulation of ownership over territory

Admission requirements

  • The University's standard entry requirement consists of a Law degree at 2:2 or Graduate Diploma in Law/CPE
  • Graduates in related disciplines, with law minors or with relevant professional experience or qualifications may be admitted subject to the Program coordinator's discretion
  • Other non-UK qualifications will be considered in accordance with NARIC guidelines.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

  • Dissertation
  • International Commercial Litigation and Arbitration
  • Law of the International Sale of Goods
  • Foundations and Principles of International Law
  • Legal Research Skills
  • Integrated Work and Learning
  • Sustainable Development and Human Rights
  • Migration Theories and Approaches
  • Politics of Globalisation
  • Individual Employment Law
  • UAE and DIFC Employment Law
  • Work Integrated Learning
  • Law and Policy of the World Trade Organisation
  • International Human Rights Law
  • International Organisations and International Dispute Resolution

Tuition fees

The total tuition fee is AED 70,000/USD 19,058/EUR 16,945.*

Students can benefit from a 10% Postgraduate Study Grant.

Instalment plans available: minimum 4 equal instalments of 25% of the tuition fee.

*Fees are subject to change based on the exchange rate at the time of the transaction.

Qualification

Benefits

  • Opportunities to interact and network with distinguished legal practitioners
  • Faculty with extensive experience and expertise in legal research, teaching and practice
  • Opportunities to participate in international mooting and MUN competitions
  • Opportunities to participate in field visits to international organisations
  • Gain exposure to legal practice through the Department’s extensive network of partnerships

Career opportunities

This Program is attractive to students seeking to work as academics, practicing solicitors/barristers, policy advisors or other supporting roles in the professional sectors working in relevant areas concerning international law in multiple jurisdictions. This includes national governments, intergovernmental and non-governmental organisations, private firms, armed service or academia in a wide range of areas such as territorial disputes, armed conflict, human rights or maritime and commercial law.

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About this institute

Middlesex University Dubai

Middlesex University Dubai

Middlesex University Dubai is the first overseas campus of the internationally renowned Middlesex University in London. The campus, which opened in January 2005, has over 3,500 students from more than 100 nationalities and offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in a...


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Why study at Middlesex University Dubai

Study a Quality UK Degree in the Heart of Dubai

All of their programmes have the same validation and monitoring system as those offered at their home campus in London, with the same examinations taken simultaneously in both cities. This means students have the benefit of receiving their degree from the UK whilst being able to study in one of the most dynamic, vibrant and rapidly developing cities in the world.

Experience a Truly Global University

Middlesex University Dubai has over 3,200 students from more than 100 nationalities, and has four campuses worldwide: Dubai, London, Malta and Mauritius. Their students are able to learn to work in a multicultural environment, and benefit from the insights and viewpoints of an internationally diverse range of students and faculty – an invaluable asset for any graduate.

Start Your Studies in Dubai with the Option to Transfer Overseas

They provide students with the opportunity to transfer their studies to one of the overseas campuses within their second year of study, enabling them to explore a new culture and build overseas contacts whilst benefiting from the same high quality teaching they would experience in Dubai.

Simple Student Visa Process

Middlesex University Dubai provides Student Visas for all non-national students studying on any academic programme, and their dedicated team ensures this process is carried out as smoothly and efficiently as possible.

Earn Whilst You Learn

Students studying an undergraduate programme are able to hold part time jobs in any of the over 4,500 businesses located in its free zones. Postgraduate classes are held in the evening, Sunday – Thursday between 6:30pm to 9:30pm – enabling students to balance their career and their studies.

Build Your Network

What really sets Dubai apart is its ability to attract the world’s top companies, providing plenty of opportunities for graduates to fast track their career in a multitude of professional roles. Middlesex University Dubai have extensive connections with local and international organisations, allowing students to gain insight from and network with professionals at the top of their game. Many of their programmes are also accredited and recognised by leading professional bodies, meaning their graduates may also gain exemptions from examinations or specific units of professional qualifications.

Contact info

Middlesex University Dubai

Dubai Knowledge Park
Blocks 4, 16, 17 & 19
500697 Dubai
United Arab Emirates

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www.mdx.ac.ae

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