Law - International Law
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University College Cork

Law - International Law

On the Postgraduate Certificate in International Law you will study the policy and context for international law and the operation of international law in practice. The course will be of interest to students and practitioners from a range of different fields including: law, social policy, political science, public administration development, history, international relations, social sciences.

Subjects taught

Students choose modules to the value of 30 credits from the following:

LW6009 Climate Change and Energy Law (10 credits)
LW6550 International Criminal Law (10 credits)
LW6572 Contemporary Issues in International Law (10 credits)
LW6584 International Refugee Law (10 credits)
LW6585 Migration Law and Human Rights (5 credits)
LW6606 International Human Rights Law (10 credits)
LW6622 Sale Insurance and Carriage of Goods at Sea (5 credits)
LW6623 Global Maritime Security (5 credits)
LW6627 International Environmental Law (5 credits)

Entry requirements

Candidates must be approved by the School of Law and must normally: (a) hold a Second Class Honours Grade I in a primary honours Law degree (NFQ, Level 8) or (b) have such other relevant third level educational qualifications and/or professional experience as, in the opinion of the School of Law, qualifies the candidate under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) to undertake the Postgraduate Certificate in International Law.

The number of places available in any given year is dependent on resources and all qualified candidates may not be admitted.

Application dates

Closing Date
Rolling deadline. Open until all places have been filled. Early application is advised.

Duration

1 year part-time.

Enrolment dates

Start Date: 9 September 2024

Post Course Info

Skills and Careers Information
Graduates of this course are equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to pursue careers with international organisations, in legal practice, in policy bodies and in aid and development.

More details
  • Qualification letters

    PG Cert

  • Qualifications

    Minor Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Daytime

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