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To be eligible for entry to the LLM, PGDip or PGCert International Dispute Resolution programme you should have the following:
- The usual qualification for entry to the programme is a degree in law, or a degree with a substantial law content, of at least 2.1 honours (or international 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 with a minimum 2.2 honours degree who 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 substantial professional experience in a legal area or an area directly related to their programme of study.
English language requirements
If your first language is not English, you should also have one of the following:
- IELTS Academic: 7.0 overall including 7.0 in Writing, and 5.5 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.
- TOEFL: 100 overall including 27 in Writing, 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening and 20 in Speaking.
- PTE Academic: 68 overall including 68 in Writing, and 51 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.
Taking your English language requirement test at home
For 2020 start dates only, the following at-home tests are also being accepted:
- HOME TOEFL: 100 overall including 27 in Writing, 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening and 20 in Speaking.
- Duolingo English Test: 130+/160
Months of entry
The online programmes in International Dispute Resolution can be studied part-time as Master of Law (LLM), Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) or Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert). The PGDip and the PGCert are shorter versions of the LLM programme. Unlike the LLM, they do not require completion of a dissertation but provide you with masters-level content. The difference between the PGDip and the PGCert is the number of modules required (the PGCert is shorter than the PGDip).
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time24 months
- Online learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- School of Law
- +44 (0)20 7882 8223