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Entry requirements

You will need:

Usually a minimum of a 2nd class honours degree in any discipline.

Non-standard applications are welcome along with international students.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme is for graduates from any discipline who want to change their career direction into law.

  • Covers all foundations of legal knowledge required to go on and qualify as a solicitor or barrister
  • Practical based programme allowing students to learn the law and being able to apply it
  • Taught by a mixture of academics and practitioners
  • Undertake a research project in a legal clinic environment
  • Excellent links with industry allow you gain real-life client casework

The legal clinic research project is a unique module, that allows students to gain real-life client case work, through LJMU's Legal Advice Centre. This will be invaluable when qualifying to become a solicitor or barrister. It's equally brilliant experience for those wishing to pursue alternative professions.

Information for international students

IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.

Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC.

View country specific entry requirements

Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages.

Fees and funding

Please see the LJMU website for details

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

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