Taught course

Law

Institution
Newcastle University · Newcastle Law School
Qualifications
LLM

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in law or any other subject. We will also consider applications on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications or experience in professional legal practice.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our LLM in Law provides a challenging legal education. It is flexible and allows you to explore your own interests whilst developing an advanced knowledge of the principles of law.

This course is one of four taught law courses (LLM) we offer and is suitable for graduates of any background. It offers the flexibility to create your own bespoke curriculum to match your legal interests and career aspirations.

It will give you the knowledge, insights and analytical skills to enhance your career in practice, business or academia. If you are pursuing another career path, it will enhance your understanding of law and its impact on society.

You can choose from a wide range of optional modules to complement your core studies, including:

  • International Intellectual Property Law
  • Foundations of Public International Law
  • International Environmental Law
  • and International Human Rights Law

In addition, you can also choose from a range of our other master's modules, with the permission of the Degree Programme Director.

Through our Legal Simulation module you will work in small teams and be presented with a realistic scenario. You will be introduced to a variety of practically-focused legal skills, including:

  • analysis of complex legal problems
  • devising legal strategies
  • working with the law in real-life contexts

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Information for international students

To study this course you need to meet our Band 4 English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in all other sub-skills. If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.

Fees and funding

See our course fees and funding web page.

Qualification and course duration

LLM

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Gemma Hayton, Admissions Secretary, Newcastle Law School
Email
newcastle.law-school@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 8736