This programme is offered at the Irish Centre for Human Rights within the School of Law. This centre is one of the worlds premier university-based institutions for the study and promotion of human rights and humanitarian law. The LLM in International Criminal Law (ICL) will provide you with an understanding of the history and institutional structures of the international criminal tribunals and the International Criminal Court (ICC). It will equip you with knowledge of international criminal laws principles and its component crimes and procedural issues, allowing you to develop a critical approach to the relationship between other accountability mechanisms, such as truth commissions.
The module Introduction to International Criminal Law and the dissertation are compulsory. International Humanitarian Law and Procedure before International Criminal Courts and Transitional Justice are also recommended for ICL students.