Entry requirements

We accept applications from graduates of LLB and other disciplines. For LLB graduates, we normally require a minimum of a lower second class degree from an approved University. Applications will be considered on a case by case basis for students with degrees in other subjects. Alternatively, possession of a suitable professional qualification or relevant practical experience may be accepted. In general, all applicants are judged on their individual merits. Work experience and other factors are also taken into consideration.

Months of entry


Course content

Summary: Teaching is mostly seminar-based which will promote group and individual interaction; seminar based teaching enables lecturers and students to discuss issues and investigate topics in greater depth.
Modules: Compulsory: Legal research methods. Optional (choose 5): Welsh public law; the legal regulation of health and social care in England and Wales; law of devolution in Wales and Europe; world trade law; intellectual property law; industrial property law; competition law; international banking law and capital markets; international corporate finance and merger regulation law; comparative corporate governance; employment law; International financial instruments law; international environmental law; international taxation law; European Union internal market law; international insurance law; international commercial arbitration law; bilingualism in Wales and other European countries.
Part 1 is taught during the two semesters which make up the academic year. Taught modules consisting of modules to the value of 120 credits studied in two semesters Part 2 will consist of EITHER participating in a structured Advanced Taught Programme of Summer Study OR complete a supervised dissertation of approximately 20,000 words in length, contributing 60 credits.

Information for international students

International applicants are normally required to provide evidence of English language proficiency. The minimum English language requirements will normally be: IELTS 6.5 with at least 6.0 in each individual component score; Internet-Based TOEFL (IBT): 92

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


full time
9 months

Course contact details

Debbie Pritchard
+44 (0)1248 383023