This new LLM course covers the concepts and enforcement of international criminal law, with a focus on international crimes that fall under the jurisdiction of international criminal courts and tribunals (genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and aggression). The core principles, law, and institutions of international criminal law are contextualised against international law and human rights, and international humanitarian law.
The course brings together the following subset categories of International Law: International Criminal Law, International Human Rights Law and Humanitarian Law by exploring the contours of the duty to prosecute those who commit international crimes. And, it focuses on the application of domestic and international law to the question of jurisdiction over international criminal activities, including universal jurisdiction of national courts.
To apply for a Taught Masters postgraduate course at LSBU you need one of the following:
- IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 580 (Paper) or 237 (Computer) or 90 (Internet)
- Licenciado/Título de Ingeniero/Título de Arquitecto, average 6.0-6.9 (old grading system), or 1.5 in new grading system
For Postgraduate Diploma and Masters courses the normal entry qualification is an Honours degree or equivalent. For some Postgraduate Diplomas alternative qualifications are accepted along with relevant work experience. The University considers each application on its merits and is prepared to admit candidates who can demonstrate they have reached the normal entry requirements on the basis of prior experiential learning
•X6 modules = PgDip
•X6 modules + dissertation = LLM
•International criminal law
•International criminal procedure and practice
•International law and human rights
Two options from:
•International humanitarian law
•International human rights and development
•Migration and development
Dissertation (July and October)
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