Entry requirements

A bachelor degree with Honours at lower second class or above or a professional qualification deemed to be degree equivalent.

Other qualifications or specific training and/or experience may also be considered if the applicant is able to demonstrate his/her suitability for the course and to provide evidence as appropriate.

Where English is not the applicants first language then a score of 6.5 on IELTS (with no individual component below 6.0) or equivalent.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Lancashire Law School has over fifty academic staff, who are able to provide the expertise to cover all facets of the discipline of law for undergraduate, postgraduate and professional programmes. Many tutors have national and international reputations in their specialist fields. The Law School is well served by the centrally sited library and excellent range of both paper-based and electronic legal materials.

94% of law students said that overall they were satisfied with their course.

Compulsory modules:

  • Dissertation
  • Advanced Legal Research

Plus five optional modules (subject to numbers):

  • Discrimination in Employment
  • Security in Employment
  • Employment Law in Practice
  • Privacy and Confidentiality of Information
  • International Intellectual Property Law
  • WTO Law and Policy
  • Shipping and Maritime Commercial Law
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • International Commercial Litigation
  • International Company and Commercial Law
  • Banking and Financial Services Regulation
  • International Human Rights
  • International Criminal Law and Security
  • Maritime Law and Security
  • Transnational Regulation of Terrorism
  • Transnational Regulations of Human Trafficking

Information for international students

See our website for further information.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0)1772 892400