Taught course

Comparative and International Dispute Resolution LLM

Institution
Queen Mary, University of London · School of Law
Qualifications
LLM

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Entry requirements

Law graduates

The usual qualification for entry to the LLM programme is a degree in law, or a degree with a substantial law content, of at least 2.1 honours (or equivalent). Law graduates with 2.2 honours who also have other legal qualifications and/or substantial professional legal experience may also qualify.

Non-law graduates

Non-law graduates with a minimum second class honours degree, that have also obtained a Merit (or 60 per cent) in the Common Professional Examination (CPE) or Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) recognised by the UK professional bodies, may also qualify. Non-law graduates may also be considered on the basis of exceptional professional experience (of at least five years) in a legal area or an area directly related to their programme of study.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The LLM in Comparative and International Dispute Resolution aims to inspire a new generation of lawyers to rethink traditional approaches to conflict and conflict resolution. Grounded in dispute resolution theory, this Master of Law programme combines solid theoretical grounding, broad interdisciplinary training and opportunities for individual study and skills development.

  • Study within the School of International Arbitration (SIA) a leader in the academic discussion on arbitration
  • Consider the specific problems that arise in arbitration and contribute to the development of arbitration theory
  • Participate in SIA activities such as the Annual SIA Lecture, conferences, symposiums and networking events
  • Your fellow students will come from the UK and more than 80 other countries, each able to draw on prior academic and professional experience from different jurisdictions
  • Take part in networking and social events run by the Queen Mary Postgraduate Law Society

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
School of Law
Email
pgtadmissions@qmul.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7882 8093