International Law of Global Security, Peace and Development

Admission and Selection

Entry Requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in law.

We will also consider applications from other relevant subjects, such as Politics, International Relations, European Studies or War Studies, if as part of the degree, you have gained a basic understanding of the operation of law in an international context.

You are required to submit a personal statement explaining why you want to undertake the LLM, International Law of Global Security, Peace & Development. Please download the appropriate template for this under required documents.

Non-law graduates may require a minimum of credits in law depending on their Semester 3 pathway selection. Please see below. 


Entry requirements of partner universities:

In order to select Université libre de Bruxelles in semester 3, you have to:

  1. Hold an undergraduate or Master’s degree (or equivalent), representing at least 240 ECTS credits (or 4 years of studies) in law, political science, or other relevant subjects;
  2. Have passive knowledge of French; includes a degree awarded from a Higher Education Institution in a French- speaking community or hold a minimum of  a SCQF level 8 (equivalent to level B2 of the Council of Europe’s Common European Framework of Reference CEFR) in French (however all assessments can be undertaken in English).

In order to select Radboud University in semester 3, you have to:

  1. Have an undergraduate degree in law with 150 ECTS in legal courses.

In order to select the University of Tartu in semester 3, you have to:

  1. Have a minimum of 60 ECTS credits in law or law-related courses.


Applications for ILGSPD are now open. You can apply as an Erasmus Mundus scholarship-funded student or as a self-funded student.