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Entry requirements

Applicants should possess either a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice following successful completion of the Legal Practice Course or a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice at the Bar following successful completion of either the Bar Vocational Course or the Bar Professional Training Course or equivalent professional legal qualification.

Overseas applicants will require IELTS with an overall score of 7.0 with no less than 5.5 in any category, or an equivalent accepted English qualification.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Do you want to specialise in a new area of the law? Are you struggling to progress your career and want a way of boosting your skills and standing out?

This LLM in Legal Practice is designed for people like you. We’ll help you deepen your knowledge of an area of the law directly related to practice.

It’s the ideal way to develop detailed knowledge of a new area. It’s also an opportunity to delve deeper into your current specialism.

Building experience

You’ll learn about research methods. Then apply them in a dissertation or research project.

Choose an area of practical law that you’re interested in and benefit from the extensive skills and knowledge of our teaching team.

This top-up degree is for those who already hold a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (LPC or BPTC/BVC).

Features and Benefits

  • Hong Kong University collaboration – we’ve been working together for over 20 years to give the course an international perspective.
  • Legal experts – our team consists of academic specialists and practising professionals. They’re experts in areas such as equality law, medical ethics and human rights.
  • Specialist legal facilities – take advantage of the excellent facilities at our Law School, including its legal libraries and study zones.
  • New career prospects – use this course as a stepping-stone into a new area of law, or enhance your career options by gaining more in-depth knowledge in your current specialism.
  • Professional links – we have close ties to national and international law firms. We work particularly closely with the Northern Circuit and can help you make valuable professional contacts.

Information for international students

International students please visit our website for more information.

Fees and funding

Funding information available, please visit our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
courses@mmu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 161 247 6969