Taught course

LLM (General) - Online

University of East London · School of Business and Law

Entry requirements

The entry requirements for admission are:

  • An accredited UK Honours degree with minimum 2.2 classification or international equivalent qualificaiton. Some professional qualifications at UK Level 6 may also be considered. Extensive professional experience may be considered in very exceptional cases.
  • Official transcripts from all universities, colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions attended.
  • English Proficiency: Students satisfy the English proficiency requirements provided their Bachelor degree was UK taught, OR if they present a GCSE score with a minimum grade of “C” or IELTS (Academic) with an overall score of at least 6.0 (and no individual component lower than 5.5) or equivalent qualification.
  • Personal Statement (minimum 500 words) explaining how the programme of study will benefit the student’s career progression.
  • Up to date CV
  • Two references (academic or professional) listed on CV stating referee’s full name, contact details, and relationship to the applicant.

Applications from non-standard applicants are welcome and will be considered individually.

* Entry requirements may vary depending on the programme of study.

Months of entry

January, March, May, July, September, November

Course content

General Programme Aims:

This programme is designed to give you the opportunity to:

· Enhance your capability to find rewarding, satisfying and productive employment.

· Provide you with a relevant, interesting and stimulating learning experience.

· Engender a lifelong learning attitude that will enhance employment opportunities, future career development and further study

Overall learning Outcomes

Students will:

· Develop an advanced understanding of law in a variety of contexts.

· Critically engage with the major theoretical debates on the role of law in a given field.

· Display the ability to deal with different types of legal systems and laws.

· Apply critical and contextual approaches across a wide variety of subject matter.

· Develop the ability to analyse, articulate and write on the subject, by linking previous or current experience with an academic inquiry, particularly via a dissertation or an extended work-based LLM project.

1. Knowledge

o Ability to command key areas of legal discourse and doctrine

o Ability to understand the working of key national and/or international socio-political

o structures and institutions.

o Develop expertise by linking previous or current experience with current scholarship and

o legal debates, particularly via the dissertation or work-based LLM project.

2. Thinking skills

o Ability to engage with principal debates in specific areas of law.

o Awareness of the contribution of non-legal legal disciplines to legal study.

o Understanding of important debates within given areas of legal doctrine.

Fees and funding

UK students
GBP 7,900.00

Government funding and student loans:

There are various opportunities for government funding and student loans which you may be eligible to apply for. For more information you may visit:


Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • LLM
    part time
    24-48 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Applicant Relations
+44 (0) 208 223 3333