Law - Peace Operations Humanitarian Law & Conflict

University of Galway


Course Name Law - Peace Operations Humanitarian Law & Conflict
Course Provider University of Galway
Course Code 1ML15 1ML16
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Galway City
Qualification Letters LLM
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NUI Galway does not set a deadline for receipt of applications (with some exceptions). Offers will be issued on a continuous basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible.
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Duration 1ML15: 1 year full-time, 1ML16: 2 years part-time.
Course Fee

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Tax Relief
Full- and part-time students may be entitled to tax relief on tuition fees. Applications for tax relief on course fees paid must be made using an application form available from the Revenue Commissioners. See The maximum amount of tax relief on tuition fees is €7,000 per annum.
Entry Requirements

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Applicants must normally have attained at primary degree level a result of Second Class Honours Grade 1 or equivalent. However, those falling short of this standard may be considered where they can demonstrate other app...

Number of Places 12
1. Extra credit opportunities: The programme provides 15 credits in exchange for submission of a written assignment of appropriate length reviewing previous international field experience.

2. The programme may also recognise and credit a peace operations course of appropriate duration delivered at another centre/institute recognised by NUI Galway.

3. Excellent and diverse career opportunities are available to graduates of this course.
Course Content

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The LLM in Peace Operations, Humanitarian Law & Conflict provides students with a comprehensive insight into the global frameworks of international humanitarian law and human rights protection with the addition of a peacekeeping spec...

Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
Graduates have gone on to work with the UN, OSCE, NATO and the EU. Others are working with NGOs in conflict and post-conflict environments, including the DRC, Haiti, Liberia, Sudan and Kosovo. Military and police personnel from Ireland and elsewhere have completed the degree with a view to enhancing their career prospects.
Further Enquiries Professor Ray Murphy
T: +353 91 493 081
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