Full-time: One year, Part-time: Two years
Mixed Mode, Full-time and Part-time
Online and Preston
January and September
The School of Law and Social Science has over fifty academic staff, who are able to provide the expertise to cover all facets of the discipline of law for undergraduate, postgraduate and professional programmes. Many tutors have national and international reputations in their specialist fields. The School is well served by the centrally sited library and excellent range of both paper-based and electronic legal materials.
94% of law students said that overall they were satisfied with their course.
Plus five optional modules (subject to numbers)
The LLM Law is available to students from both a legal and non-legal background. The programme has a strong emphasis on flexibility of choice. Students have diverse backgrounds, needs and aspirations and this course allows them to design a programme of study, at a suitable postgraduate level, to meet those needs. Law is a fast-changing and increasingly complex area that impacts on most aspects of professional, commercial and regulatory work.
Your undergraduate degree can be in any discipline. Find out about Nicola who studied BA(Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice before achieving her LLM Law.
This programme provides students with analytical and reflective skills and expertise in law. It provides a learning experience which will enable students to develop their academic ability and enhance their performance in employment and further develop their career opportunities. It provides the successful candidate with a recognised postgraduate qualification in law.
Our Postgraduate section has more information around applying including visiting UCLan and the support available.
If you want to continue and apply now, you can apply for many of the postgraduate UCLan courses using our Online Application System.
If you're thinking of studying a master's or doctoral degree you could be eligible for a loan from the Government to help you study.
For additional help with financing your studies, UCLan offers a range of Postgraduate scholarships, studentships, bursaries and the Alumni loyalty discount.
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Teachings and Learning is predominantly through weekly synchronous and asynchronous online workshops. The learning ethos is to draw on the range and experience of our diverse student cohort.
Our extensive e-law library facility gives access to many legal and academic sources from within and outside the jurisdiction.
Modules are assessed by coursework which comprises of a 1000 word essay plan which feeds into a 3000 word essay. This method of assessment has proved very popular with students as it provides useful feedback for their final submissions.
The course is supported by the University’s web-based Blackboard facility with ICT an integral part of the programme. The University subscribes to extensive electronic legal data bases and journals while all students are registered users of UCLan’s network with a dedicated network space accessible remotely.
Final year undergraduate and postgraduate law students have the opportunity to get involved in our annual cJAM employability event. cJAM shakes-up the traditional career fair format and gives UCLan students face-to-face time with up to 30 successful industry professionals all of whom have come to the event with the offer of valuable work placement opportunities. The cJAM event format consists of four main components:
In 2018, there were four cJAM events and a total of 320 placements were awarded. All of which enabled our students to establish credible links in line with their career aspirations. To find out more about cJAM: Law, see the video and read the press release.