Entry requirements

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Months of entry

January, September

Course content


General Law is ideal if you don't want to specialise within your LLM too much but you do want to study to an advanced level with sufficient choice of course modules within your studies to support your career aims. You are given the opportunity to select from an impressive range of course modules from across the LLM specialist degrees in areas such as:

  • Critical Legal Thinking and Scholarship
  • International Energy and Environmental Law
  • Oil and Minerals for Good
  • Low Carbon Energy Transition - Renewable Energy Law
  • International Law - A Time of Challenge
  • The Politics of Human Rights
  • Oil and gas Law
  • International Commercial Arbitration (on Campus)
  • International Commercial Arbitration in the Asia Pactific (On Campus)
  • Private International Law
  • Issues in Criminal Justice
  • World Trade Organisation - Gatt
  • Comparative Contract Law for International Transactions
  • International Intellectual Property - Frameworks and Challenges
  • International Criminal Law
  • Copyright and Patents
  • Private International Law - Jurisdiction, Recognition and Enforcement

Industry Links and Careers

You can work across general law areas or go into social and welfare sectors plus business, HR and finanancial areas.


Why Study at Aberdeen?

  • You learn from respected lecturers in Law and from a Law School ranked in the top 10 in he UK (The Complete University Guide 2018)
  • An exit poll revealed that 99% of students felt the LLM added value to their career prospects and 97% would recommend the University to others

Quick Facts

  • Start Date – September, January
  • Delivery – Campus
  • Study Options – Full Time, Part Time
  • View English language requirements from the programme page
  • View entry requirements from the programme page
  • Campus Open Days
  • Virtual Open Days

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Fees and funding

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 or 36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Graduate Programmes Coordinator
+44 (0)1224 274260