Newcastle University

Newcastle Law School

International Legal Studies


School of Psychology

Percy Building

Newcastle Upon Tyne, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

This programme aims to equip you with specialised legal knowledge and skills in international, European and comparative law. You develop a greater understanding of the nature of law and regulation, and gain research, organisation and presentation skills.
You take 120 credits of optional modules and, at the end of the summer semester, submit a dissertation (60 credits).
Optional modules include: law of international commerce; the law of the WTO and GATT; international financial regulation; international intellectual property law; planning law and environmental impact assessment; corporate governance and corporate finance; environmental law and environmental rights; foundations of public international law; foundations of environmental law and policy; human rights and development. Each module is worth 30 credits.You are assessed by course work essays and written examinations, plus your dissertation. Most modules are taught by means of seminar groups.


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