From international business transactions to matters relating to war and peace and state responsibility, this course will equip you with an understanding and appreciation of the legal issues that arise in our globalised world.
All qualifying law degrees are required to cover the foundations of legal knowledge. These subjects are Contract Law, Tort Law, Criminal Law, Law of the European Union, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Property Law, and Equity and Trusts, as well as the English Legal System.
Your specialist areas of study aim to provide you have the knowledge and skills employers expect of an international law graduate. You will study specialist international law subjects such as: Comparative Law, Public International Law, International Commercial Law, International Criminal Law, and Human Rights.
Why choose this course?
This course is designed to help prepare you for careers within the field of international law, international business or within international organisations such as the United Nations (UN).
International experience opportunities
We have links with a variety of excellent partner institutions that teach in English and where you can apply to spend an optional year studying abroad in France, Germany, Spain, the Czech Republic, Malta, the Netherlands and Sweden.
Furthermore throughout the course, staff aim to introduce comparative international elements into their teaching and a number of topics on this LLB course are specifically international in focus. Other international opportunities include live seminars with students abroad via web link, summer schools e.g. in the US, and with partners in Germany and Spain.
Understanding law from a global perspective, you will be ideally equipped to specialise in international law within the English legal profession or to pursue work within international business and organisations dealing with wider global issues.
Many of our graduates have qualified as barristers or solicitors and now occupy a range of senior legal positions. Not all law students wish to enter the legal profession and a law degree can provide an excellent foundation for many careers.
Coventry University is committed to preparing you for your future career and giving you a competitive edge in the graduate job market. The University’s Careers and Employability team provide a wide range of support services to help you plan and prepare for your career.