Taught course

Law (Space Law)

Institution
Northumbria University · Faculty of Business and Law
Qualifications
LLM

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have a minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in either law, a relevant social science based discipline, or a relevant non-law degree.

Relevant professional qualifications or suitable work experience will also be considered.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Space law is evolving at the frontiers of legal research, and at staff at Northumbria are among the UK’s foremost authorities on the subject. As nations grapple with the enormity of the task of regulating infinite space, legal professionals in the sector require vision, advanced skills in policy negotiations and applied scientific understanding.

As part of Northumbria’s innovative and flexible LLM Law framework, the Space Law specialism has been designed to meet the needs of legal practitioners, as well as other professionals working in the space and aeronautical fields who may benefit from a deeper contextual understanding.

It is not necessary to have an undergraduate law qualification and there are no jurisdictional restrictions, so you will be part of a diverse and intellectually stimulating cohort. You will learn from each other’s experiences in a relaxed and collaborative environment.

Northumbria Law School is one of the largest law school in the UK, and houses academics with an international reputation for research in Space Law. You will benefit from our strong links with the North East legal community, and learn from staff who continue to undertake high profile work in legal practice.

Engaging in the LLM Law’s specialist areas of contemporary and innovative legal study, within an established postgraduate legal qualification, provides you with a remarkable opportunity to enhance your career.

Qualification and course duration

LLM

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Office
Email
bc.applicantservices@northumbria.ac.uk
Phone
0191 406 0901