Taught course

LLM in Contemporary Legal Studies

Institution
University of Chester · Department of Law
Qualifications
LLM

Entry requirements

Applicants need a minimum of a second-class honours degree or equivalent in law, or a second class combined law degree. Alternatively, they may have completed the GDL (Graduate Diploma in Law) or Level 6 CILEx (Chartered Institute of Legal Executives). Credit exemption may be given for certified or experiential learning taken during the previous five years.

Months of entry

October

Course content

This course is designed for students with a legal background who wish to pursue further study and research into legal topics of contemporary interest. Those completing the LLM will have become competent and independent minded, and be able to use these skills in the legal sector or elsewhere.

This course offers you an excellent opportunity to obtain critical awareness and knowledge of current legal issues in a variety of legal areas.

The LLM will appeal to those wanting to enhance their prospects of a legal career plus those already qualified and working who want to improve their professional skills and status, and it is intended that continuing professional development (CPD) points will be available in these circumstances.

Our course includes optional modules on advanced advocacy skills; law in literature and film; employment law; discrimination law; issues in criminal law, justice and evidence; and personal injury and medical law.

Qualification and course duration

LLM

full time
12 months
part time
24-36 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
postgrad@chester.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1244 511000