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1 Year
September 2022
Campus Taught

Law is a fast-changing and increasingly complex area impacting on most aspects of professional, commercial and regulatory work. You also don’t need a legal background to study our LLM Law.

This programme is also available as an online distance learning course, which provides high-quality learning and teaching combined with flexible study. 

You’ll find there’s great flexibility ensuring you pursue a programme of study that meets your needs and which could see you making a positive contribution to the wider, global and national legal communities.

As a postgraduate law student you’ll be able to pitch for a valuable work placement opportunity at our annual cJAM employability event.

Why study with us

  • You’ll be based in our School, established for over 40 years and with over 50 academic staff covering all facets of the discipline of law at all study levels.
  • You’ll also benefit from tutors with national and international reputations in their specialist fields.
  • You will explore various areas of law and have the opportunity to delve into more depth with the dissertation.

Law students gain trainee solicitor contracts

What you'll do

  • You’ll critically evaluate areas of law and the way they operate in the domestic, European and International context and your dissertation will develop your critical analytical and research skills.
  • At cJAM you’ll hear from keynote industry speakers, who’ll share their personal career journey, and you’ll benefit from informal networking opportunities and a chance to pitch for a placement.
  • Our extensive e-law library facility gives access to many legal and academic sources from within and outside the jurisdiction.

Module Overview

Course Delivery

This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.


Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Future careers

As an LLM Law student you’ll be able to attend cJAM, our alternative career fair where you get face-to-face time with up to 30 successful industry professionals with work placement opportunities. 

At cJAM you’ll benefit from informal networking opportunities and have eight minutes, one-to-one, to pitch to selected industry guests to win a value work placement, enhancing your career prospects. 

Fees and Funding

Full-time£7100 per year
Distance Full-time£7100 per year
Part-time£785 per 20 credits
Distance Part-time£785 per 20 credits
Distance Full-time£7100 per year
Full-time£7800 per year
Distance Full-time£7800 per year
Part-time£867 per 20 credits
Distance Part-time£867 per 20 credits
Distance Full-time£7800 per year

Scholarships and Bursaries

We have a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

Select your country and see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.


This course is based in the School of Justice located in the Faculty of Business and Justice

For information on possible changes to course information, see our Essential and Important Course Information

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