LLM in International Law

LLM in International Law

Duration : 2 years

Modules offered in the First Year:

1) Legal Research (100 Marks):

Course Objectives:

  1. To help students develop critical knowledge of fundamental concepts, elements and processes of legal research,
  2. To help them develop research based professionalism,
  3. To encourage involvement in multi-faceted research of laws, and
  4. To help thereby development of laws and justice in Nepal.
2) Comparative Study of Legal Systems (100 Marks):
Course Objectives:
  1. To help students critically understand the tenets and trends of various legal systems, and thus prepare them to develop critical analysis of concepts and principles of laws.
  2. To impart knowledge on theoretical base of the Nepalese system, and thus develop it as a viable system to address the needs.
3) Public International Law:
Course Objectives:
  1. To introduce the basic principles and rules of public international law.
  2. To introduce and discuss the recent developments in public international law.
  3. To prepare students for advanced courses and discourses on various areas of international law.
4) International Environmental Law:
Course Objectives:
  1. To introduce the basic principles and normative standards of international environmental law.
  2. To discuss recent developments in international environmental law.

5) International Human Rights Law

Course Objectives:

  1. To introduce the basic principles and rules of international human rights law.
  2. To discuss various forms of human rights and international law governing protection of human rights.
  3. To introduce basic procedural aspects of implementation and enforcement of international human rights law.
 
Modules offered in the Second Year:
 
1) Settlement of International Disputes 
Course Objectives:
  1. To introduce the basic principles and rules of settlement of international disputes.
  2. To discuss the procedural rules relating to settlement of international disputes in international courts, tribunals and arbitration.
2) Law of Armed Conflict and International Criminal Law
Course Objectives:
  1. To introduce and discuss the basic principles and rules relating to law of armed conflict.
  2. To introduce and discuss the basic principles and rules of international criminal law.
  3. To introduce and discuss the basic principles and rules relating to enforcement of international criminal law and law of armed conflict.
3) International Economic Law
Course Objectives:
  1. To introduce and discuss principles and rules of international economic law.
  2. To introduce and discuss various regimes of international economic law according to various international organizations and systems.
  3. To introduce and discuss basic substantive and procedural rules and principles relating to international trade, economic and financial systems.