Entry requirements

  • A good law degree, 2.2 or above.
  • Applicants whose first degree is not Law will be required to provide evidence of commitment to the LLM subject that they wish to study.
  • Applicants from other disciplines will be welcomed in appropriate circumstances, particularly if they have experience in the area, even if not as lawyers.

We specify these minimum entry requirements, but we will assess you individually on your ability to benefit from the course. We sometimes offer places on the basis of non-standard entry qualifications, and industrial or professional experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Nottingham Law School has significant academic expertise in the areas of human rights and justice. The course parallels the historical and contemporary significance of these aspects of law, in particular their growth as topics of both domestic and international importance over recent decades.

Why choose this course?

  • Study the key issues in European and international human rights and justice.
  • Explore bodily integrity rights such as the right to life, procedural rights such as the right to a fair trial, and expressive rights such as the freedom of religion.
  • Benefit from strong links to our Centre for Conflict, Rights and Justice
  • Study full-time or part-time.
  • Attend an International Summer School and explore Law from a European perspective.
  • Scholarships available.
  • Individual modules can be studied for Continuing Professional development (CPD) awards. Email us for details.
  • 99% of our postgraduate Law School students are employed or engaged in further study six months after graduating (DLHE, postgraduate leavers 2016-17).

Modules

Modules you can choose from include:

  • Terrorism and International Response
  • Expression Rights: Art
  • Human Rights and Criminal Justice
  • International Criminal Court and International Crime
  • Victims’ Rights

Information for international students

International qualifications

We accept qualifications from schools, colleges and universities all over the world for entry onto our UG and PG degrees. If you’re not sure how your international qualification matches our course requirements please visit our international qualifications page.

Foundation courses

If you need to do a foundation course to meet our course requirements please visit Nottingham Trent International College (NTIC). If you’re already studying in the UK at a school or college and would like to know if we can accept your qualification please visit our foundation courses page.

English language entry requirements

If English is not your first language you need to show us that your language skills are strong enough for intensive academic study. For this course, we usually require one of the following:

  • IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill.
  • An equivalent English language qualification.

For a list of our language requirements please visit our English language page.

If you need to do a pre-sessional English language course to meet the English requirements please visit our pre-sessional English course page.

Fees and funding

Nottingham Law School offers a number of competitive scholarships. For more information 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

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
applications@ntu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)115 848 4200