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LLM Master of Laws (General)

The University of Law London, United Kingdom

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Next enrollment cycle

September 2022

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Total Course Fee

USD 17,180

Course Accredited By

PC

  • 45 Weeks
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 13% scholarship
A Master of Laws (LLM) is a postgraduate degree designed to enhance your academic legal knowledge, particularly focusing on specific areas of interest.

With the Master of Law (General) you can enjoy maximum flexibility in your choice of modules and dissertation topic. The course has been purposely designed to be an innovative, adaptable programme for law and non-law graduates to customise their studies to suit their preferred areas of interest.


LLM Master of Laws (General)

  • The Master of Laws (General) is designed for those who desire flexibility in the choice of modules and dissertation topic while studying. The programme design means that you can choose modules based on the criteria most important to you. Whether you have a particular career goal in mind, or are studying for pure enjoyment, the Master of Laws (General) programme allows you maximum control over your degree.

When you study the LLM Master of Laws (General) with us you will:

  • Be taught by subject matter experts, former and current practitioners and research and teaching focused academics
  • Focus on legal practice, not just theory
  • Benefit from strategic partnerships with firms, regulators and accreditation bodies
  • Learn about Legal Technology by selecting to study modules in legal technology
  • Improve your employability by gaining important transferable skills and mapping your career with our careers team
  • You’ll have the chance to select four elective modules that interest you, as well as complete a dissertation that allows you to explore an area linked to one of your elective module subject areas through independent research. You’ll learn practical legal skills in analysis and critical evaluation, alongside a range of transferable skills such as research and presentation skills.
  • Our flexibly structured course is delivered by qualified lawyers and research and teaching focused academics, bringing their expertise and experience into the classroom to provide you with the real-world insight that can help prepare you for the practical application of the law.
  • In addition to a general induction to the programme, there is a two-week induction covering the Key Principles of the English Legal System. This is compulsory for non-law students, but also open to law students wanting a refresher in the fundamentals of the law of England and Wales. This would be useful for any student who has taken a considerable break from legal education.

Please note that, due to Home Office regulations, students who require a Student Route visa to study with us are not permitted to study online and can only choose face-to-face taught modules.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2022
  • January 2023

UK Entry Requirements

  • Students should possess a UK undergraduate degree in any subject at 2:2 or above, or an equivalent qualification.

A compulsory two week induction is required for all students, unless they can evidence the successful completion of either:

  • an LLB or equivalent; or

A minimum of 3 legal modules, worth at least 80 QCFcredits that must include;

  • English Legal System
  • Contract Law
  • Law of Tort
  • English language requirements for applicants whose first language is not English
  • An English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component. Please see 'Alternative English language qualifications' section below for alternatives to IELTS.

Course Structure

  • Terms 1-2 (full-time) or 1-4 (part-time)
  • Two week induction: For non-law students this includes a compulsory introduction to the law of England and Wales which must be completed before commencing your first modules.

You will complete:

  • Research Methods Training

You may then choose four (two per term) from the list of elective modules* which includes modules such as:

  • Company Law in Practice
  • International Trade Law
  • International Human Rights Law
  • International Criminal Law
  • Medical Law and Ethics
  • Advocacy and Bar Skills**
  • Civil and Criminal Litigation**
  • Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution**
  • Term 3 (full-time) or terms 5-6 (part-time)
  • Dissertation in one of your Elective Module subject areas.
  • Domestic students: £9,200 
  • Non-domestic students: £12,360
  •  Hong Kong students: HKD $120,000

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