Taught course

Governance and Devolution

Cardiff University · Cardiff Law School

Entry requirements

Suitable for graduates from any legal tradition or jurisdiction, or with a legal practice qualification from any legal tradition or jurisdiction, who have a special interest in constitutional legal theory and in regional governance. Early application is strongly advised, normally well before the end of July. Please see our how to apply pages for more information. Applicants should have a good Honours degree in Law (2:2 or equivalent), although other appropriate qualifications will be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

Course Aims

To offer knowledge and expertise of special interest to persons working in local, devolved or central government or in the public sector.

Special Features

  • Offers close contact with the devolved institutions in Wales: the National Assembly for Wales and the Welsh Assembly Government.
  • Students will benefit from the activities of the University’s Wales Governance Centre.

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Information for international students

In addition, applicants whose first language is not English must obtain an overall IELTS score of 6.5 with 6.5 in writing and 6.0 in all other components, or an equivalent English language qualification.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Admissions Team LLM Governance & Devolution, Legal & political Aspects of International Affairs, European Legal Studies
+44 (0)2920 875406