International Law at SOAS University of London - UCAS

SOAS University of London

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London

International Law (Taught)

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Course summary

The SOAS MA in International Law provides a diverse and unique range of courses that interrogate critically the theory and practice of international law and explore cutting edge topics of contemporary significance particularly as they relate to the global south: refugee law and the migrant crisis; climate change and natural resources; the rights of women; gender and armed conflict; international criminal law; the law of armed conflict; multinational enterprises and human rights; sustainable development; and conflict resolution, peace-building and transitional justice. At SOAS you will not only gain fresh insights into the fundamentals of international law; you will have the opportunity to engage with issues that reflect the research specialisms of our expert teaching staff.


Climate change law and policy; international environmental law; international labour law and equality rights; law, human rights and peace-building (the Israeli-Palestinian case); law of international finance; multinational enterprises and the law; law and natural resources; international protection of human rights; justice, reconciliation and reconstruction in post conflict societies; colonialism, empire and international law; foundations of international law; gender, armed conflict and international law; international criminal law; international law and global orders; international labour law; international laws on the use of force; law and human rights in China; law and policy of international courts and tribunals; law and post-colonial theory; the law of armed conflict; world trade organisation law; dissertation.

Entry requirements

We will consider all applications with 2:ii (or international equivalent) or higher. In addition to degree classification we take into account other elements of the application including supporting statement and references.

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International Law at SOAS University of London - UCAS