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

Learn to analyse the roles that multilateral institutions play in regulating crucial international economic relations. The International Economic Law LLM will give you a theoretical understanding and practical legal skills to understand and work with specific aspects of public international law concerned with economic relations between states and between states and non-state actors.

  • Explore the significant policy issues that arise in the development and implementation of international economic legal frameworks
  • Consider how these frameworks impact diverse economic sectors, including finance, trade, investment, innovation and knowledge
  • Critically explore pressing developmental, environmental and financial stability concerns arising from the globalisation of the world economy
  • Students who complete this LLM can go on to do a condensed LLM in Sustainable Development, in one year rather than two, at Universita Degli Studi di Milano

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

School of Law
+44 (0)20 7882 8223