Entry requirements

We are interested in receiving applications from individuals with at least an upper second-class honours undergraduate degree in law (roughly equivalent to a B or B+) from a recognised international institution. Applicants with a good undergraduate degree in another subject will also be considered.

INTO City, University of London:
Don’t meet the entry requirements? INTO City, University of London offers a range of academic and English language programmes to help prepare you for study at City, University of London. You’ll learn from experienced teachers in a dedicated international study centre.

These programmes are designed for international students who do not meet the required academic and English language requirements for direct entry. To prepare for this degree course, learn more about the Graduate Diploma in Law.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The Master of Laws (LLM) postgraduate programme is for students who are looking to enhance their legal careers, build on their past practice or focus on new areas of law. The flexibility of the programme and over 40 modules on offer means that you can define your own Master of Laws (LLM) postgraduate experience.

Our students come from a wide range of backgrounds. Some have just completed undergraduate degrees while others have experience in private practice at law firms or as in-house counsel. We also welcome students who have experience of non-legal work in sectors including finance and energy, public service and NGOs. A law degree is not necessarily required.

The Master of Laws (LLM) at City, University of London has a practical, global focus designed to deepen your knowledge and accelerate your career or simply introduce you to new and exciting areas of law.

The programme has been structured to showcase current legal debates, and to expose you to professional practitioners and leading academics. It will give you the skills to tackle complex legal problems within your chosen area while also offering a wealth of opportunities including pro bono clinics, guest lectures, recruitment fairs and internships.

The diverse nature of our student body means that you will benefit from sharing experiences and widening your horizons in the world’s leading legal centre.

The Master of Laws (LLM) extensive choice when it comes to what you learn. You can opt for a general Master of Laws (LLM) degree by selecting courses from our extensive list of modules, or pursue one of several specialisms in fields such as Public International Law, International Commercial Law and European Union Law. This means you can design your own degree and build your learning around your academic and professional goals. You can even take course in government, diplomacy and politics offered by the University’s International Politics Department.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • LLM
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24+ months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0)20 7404 5787