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University of Reading

Whiteknights , Reading Berkshire ,United Kingdom

LLM or MSc Global Crisis, Conflict, and Disaster Management

Our LLM or MSc Global Crisis, Conflict and Disaster Management is a globally unique programme, which is accessible to law and non-law graduates, including professionals engaged in humanitarian aid and disaster prevention and management.
This innovative multidisciplinary programme examines the role of global law, policy, and practice across the spectrum of possible conflicts, ‘human-made’ and ‘natural’ disasters. It further considers significant crises not escalating to the scale of conflict or disaster, as well as complex emergencies.
You will be taught in an engaging and interactive manner by world leading academics in this field, and you will also benefit from embedded mentoring, employability and practical training delivered by practitioners.
There is flexibility for you to transfer between degree entry points (e.g. LLM, PGDip, PGCert); also to take individual modules with Certificates of Credit which are transferable to the degree programme.

Course characteristics: 

  • Globally unique programme which examines law, policy and practice, with multidisciplinary perspectives
  • Available to law and non-law graduates
  • Develops key professional and personal skills, with embedded employability and practical training delivered by practitioners 

Intakes

  • Sep

Application Processing Time in Days: 20

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

You are normally required to have a good undergraduate honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). If you have other qualifications and a number of years' relevant work experience then you may also be eligible to apply. However, our participants come with a variety of relevant legal and non-legal experience and all applicants are considered on individual merit.