Comments about MA Global Politics and Law - At the institution - Sheffield - South Yorkshire
The MA in Global Politics and Law aims to investigate the interdisciplinary area between law and politics. It centres on the theme of internationalism, focusing on common intellectual themes around issues such as human rights and implications of international law, justice and democracy. You will be encouraged to take intellectual risks and use the academic resources of both disciplines.
Entry requirements A good second class honours degree in Politics, Law or social sciences and humanities, with a significant political or legal component. Students whose first language is not English must have passed either the TOEFL, a minimum of 600, (with a minimum of 4.5 in written English), TOEFL computer-based minimum of 250, or IELTS a minimum of 7, (with a minimum of 6.0 in essay writing).
MA Global Politics and Law
Two taught semesters followed by a dissertation.
Politics of International Law
This module explores the interfaces and inter-relationships between international law and global politics by considering a number of issues and concepts from legal and political perspectives.
The issues include internationalism; international morality; international politics; international justice; international democracy; international law; international rights; international citizenship; and international institutions and courts.
Options totalling 90 credits from the following. You must take at least 30 credits in each of the two disciplines.
15-credit Law options include:
-Principles of International Law – foundations
-Advanced Issues in International Law
-International Trade Law
-International Monetary and Development Law
-International Law of the Use of Force
-Peacekeeping Law and Practice
-International Humanitarian Law
30-credit Law options include:
-International Human Rights Law
-Law of International Organisations
-International Environmental Law
-International Criminal Law
Politics options (all 30 credits) include:
-Political Thought and the Rights of War and Peace
-Truth, Reason and History
-The State, Freedom and International Politics: British Idealism and Political Philosophy
-Theories and Issues in International Political Economy
-Gender and Globalisation
-Ethnic Conflict Regulation in Asia
-United State Hegemony
-Wars, New Wars and the Liberal State
-Theory and Practice of International Relations
-The European Union
-The Political Economy of Globalisation