Taught course

Master of Laws

Institution
King's College London · Dickson Poon School of Law
Qualifications
LLM

Entry requirements

The basic requirement for admission to the LL M programme is a recognised first degree in law (or a degree with substantial law content) of at least good upper second class honours standard or an equivalent overseas qualification. Exceptionally, you may be considered where a comparable academic level has been achieved through other graduate studies, or where work or experience has made you a suitable candidate for the LLM.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our LLM programme is designed for both recent law graduates and established professionals. It will allow you to deepen and broaden your knowledge of law as an academic subject and will help your professional development by enhancing your problem-solving skills in a transnational context. It is designed to maximise your intellectual potential, as well as keeping you grounded by drawing on the real world experiences of staff and other practitioners. You will also benefit from our vibrant intellectual community, student societies and social events, as well as our links with prestigious international law schools.

You will choose to specialise in one of eight different pathways or to choose your own combination of modules for a ‘General LLM’. The specialist pathways currently include:

  • Competition Law (CL)
  • European Law (EL)
  • Intellectual Property and Information Law (IP&IL)
  • International Business Law (IBL)
  • International Financial Law (IFL)
  • International Dispute Resolution (IDR)
  • International Tax Law (IT)
  • Transnational Law (TL)

Under the close guidance of our expert tutors, we will equip you with the legal knowledge and expertise to match your career ambitions. You will gain an internationally recognised qualification that is highly desirable in today’s competitive legal profession.

Information for international students

Visit our admissions webpages to view our English language entry requirements.

Fees and funding

Visit the fees and funding webpages to find out more about bursaries, scholarships, grants, tuition fees, living expenses, student loans and other financial help available at King's.

Qualification and course duration

LLM

full time
12 months
part time
24-48 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Officer, Centre for Arts & Sciences Admissions (CASA)
Email
law-llmadmissions@kcl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 20 7848 2711 / 2097