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International Law(LLM)
Teaching Medium: English
Degree Awarded: Master's Degree
Entry Requirements: Bachelor's Degree
Duration: 2 Years
Starting Date: Sep.2020
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2020
Tuition Fee:
CNY 32,500 per year
Application Fee:
140 USD (Non-Refundable)
Schools: Other

Educational Objective

This graduate program is set for international students in China, using English as the class language, teaching international law mainly and also Chinese. Its purpose is to foster high-level and interdisciplinary legal talents who have a global outlook, master two or more languages and fundamental theories and knowledge in all fields of international law and understand Chinese culture.


Learning Methods and Study Period

It's usually two-year's full-time learning. But if students get the required credits and pass the dissertation defense, applying for early graduation is permitted.


Curriculum

Courses are designed in accordance to sub-discipline of law and consisted of required courses and elective courses. Course contents are mainly theoretical topics and frontier issues of international law, which embody the characteristic of internationalization, high-level, mixed mode and the demand of cultivation.


Training Methods

1)  Course instruction is the main method, and international law courses will adopt lectures, workshops and other methods, emphasize on case teaching and encourage students to actively participate in classroom teaching. Chinese courses adopt small-class-based lecture model, focus on improving the students' ability of listening, speaking, reading and writing and emphasize on interaction between teaching and learning.

(2) Adopt credit system and total credits should not be less than 24 points.

(3) Mentors are mainly composed by professors and associate professors from Institute of International Law of Wuhan University who have background of studying abroad and excellent English skills and have the qualification to guide graduates.

(4) Promote students' global outlook and their ability of independent study. Employ experts at home and abroad who have a high academic reputation to give lectures.

(5) Assessment methods of compulsory courses include examination and appraisal. Appraisal is aimed to supervise and urge students to participate in course learning actively and focuses on testing students' ability and method of using their existing theory and background knowledge to analyze, judge and resolve practical problems, and its forms may be versatile. Examination can adopt book-close examination and thesis or other forms, testing students' abilities to understand and use their learned theoretical knowledge systematically and their abilities to conduct independent research. Both methods are chosen by teachers.


Professional Ethics and Professional Ability

This degree is set for international students. Its professional ethics are mainly embodied in the introduction and propaganda of China's law and social system, and make students have a better understanding of Chinese language and culture and become a messenger of Chinese culture in their professional careers. Professional skills and abilities are mainly embodied in legal professional way of thought and ability and ability to conduct independent legal study.


Degree Thesis and Degree Awarded

Topics of degree thesis should locate in frontier issues with great theoretical and practical significance in the field of international law, or carry on comparative study of their own country's or China's legal system, which focus on reflecting students' ability to analyze complicated legal problems in international community with integrated use of theory and knowledge. Mentor groups determine a specific mentor to guide students according to his or her topic.

Degree thesis should be reviewed by three experts with senior professional titles of associate professor or above.

Students whose degree exams and elective exams are all qualified and passed the dissertation defense can be granted master's degree of law.

Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport, under the age of 40,have attained a bachelor’s degree.
1.Photocopy of valid passport
With photo, passport number &expiration date and name included.

2.Passport-sized photo
A passport-sized photo taken recently of the applicant

3.Bachelor's degree diploma

Graduation certificate should be in Chinese or English.

If not, it should be translated into Chinese or English and be notarized.


4.Transcript of postgraduate school

5.Two letters of recommendation
From professor or associate professor or equivalents

6.English proficiency test certificate
For example, IELTS or TOEFL, only for applicant whose native language is not English.