International Dispute Resolution LLM

  • Master of laws (LL.M.)
  • Starting date: September
  • Tuition Fee: 25,000 - 30,000 USD
  • Language: English
  • Program type: Part-time; Full-time
  • Duration: 1 year; 2 years
  • Specialization: Resolution; International Law

Programme Structure

The pathway will feature a foundational core module on ‘transnational law and global governance’ and a ‘transnational law colloquium’ featuring intensive interaction with experts from legal London and global practice and academia. 

It will cover key areas in public law from a transnational law perspective, including human rights, development, refugee law, criminal law, policing & security and the interplay between domestic and international organizations. 

With view to transnational private law, it covers
corporate governance, corporate restructuring, commercial arbitration, labour law, business & human rights, and family law. It will also offer a module in transnational legal theory and legal sociology, 'film and transnational law' as well as a module on law's treatment of global piracy.

This new pathway provides an in-depth engagement with core areas of transnational law today, it offers an unprecedented opportunity for students preparing for a career in global private practice, as in-house counsel or international public service, the non-profit sector or an international organisation or with adjudicatory bodies, agencies and networks.


Examples of modules available in the LLM on International Dispute Resolution:

  • Introduction to IDR (International and EU law mechanisms)
  • Introduction to IDR (private mechanisms)
  • Current Development in IDR
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • International Investment Arbitration
  • International Investment Law
  • Oral Advocacy in IDR
  • World Trade Law
  • Transnational & International Criminal Law
  • Judicial Protection in EU
  • Negotiation
  • Introduction to Transnational Human Rights Litigation
  • Transnational Human Rights Litigation
  • Global Law of Climate Change
  • Arbitration of International IP Disputes


More information can be found here 


Entry requirements: 

  • recognised first degree in law (or a degree with at least 70% law content) of at least upper second class honours standard or an equivalent overseas qualification.
  • Exceptionally, you may be considered where a comparable academic level has been achieved through other graduate studies and where work or experience has made you a suitable candidate for the LLM.
  • english language entry requirements: all informations here
  • For EU/international students (where eligible) there is additional country-specific information within the international students section


Application procedure:

  • complete graduate online application form, application online here
  • join 2 references
  • join transcript of law degree 
  • join your personal statement