In order to be considered for this degree, you will need to have: •An appropriate honours degree e.g. in Law, Finance, Banking or Accounting or a professional qualification deemed to be equivalent to an appropriate honours degree. •Degree classification: 2:2. •Qualifications and previous work experience deemed to be equivalent to the above entry requirements and in suitable areas linked to the award. •Non-law graduates will be required to undertake a short pre-course – ‘Law for Non-Lawyers’ immediately prior to the start of the LLM. It is not assessed, but essential. International applicants are required to demonstrate equivalent qualifications and must also demonstrate a proficiency in communicating through English, via an IELTS test with a score of 6.0 (minimum 5.5 in each component) or equivalent.
Months of entry
This innovative taught LLM degree examines legal issues affecting business organisations operating in a global environment through a discrete programme of study in specific areas of international business, corporate, banking and finance law. Approved by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and Bar Standards Board, the course offers a range of modules taught by subject specialists.
- Course available to study full time (1 year) and part time (2 years)
- Teaching is delivered in £38million Redmonds Building
- Designed specifically for those working in the field of law, banking and financial services
- Examines key legal issues affecting business organisations operating in a global context
- Tutors have extensive experience with a variety of backgrounds and research interests
- Suits new graduates as well as providing Continuing Professional Development (CPD) as approved by Solicitors Regulation Authority and Bar Council
This Masters of Laws programme focuses on specific areas of international business, corporate, banking and finance law.
It is a stand-alone qualification for those who wish to enhance their career prospects through acquiring vocationally relevant knowledge and skills in this particular field.
If you want to study the LLM but do not have a background in law, or if you who would prefer to refresh your legal studies, there is a short pre-course of study: Law for Non-Lawyers. This is not assessed but may be mandatory if you do not have a first degree in law.
The LLM is delivered by academics highly involved in research within their specific subject area, a blend of career young research active lecturers, qualified and former practitioners of law and internationally established experts in their field. Members of staff at the School of Law carry out research in Law (UK, International and Dispute Resolution) and Criminal Justice.
Information for international students
LJMU will be awarding a range of generous international scholarships for students enrolling at the University in September. Please contact LJMU’s International Team by visiting www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/international-students for more information and advice.
Fees and funding
Please contact the Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies for up to date information regarding fees. The Faculty can be contacted by email at APSadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk or telephone 0151 231 5175
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Course Team
- 0151 231 5090