A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent. Your degree does not have to be in the subject of law, but it must be from a recognised higher education institution.
We will also consider your other qualifications and professional experience as part of your application.
All applicants must also meet our English language requirements.
Months of entry
The LLM in Law enables you to study modules from a range of subject areas therefore enabling you to tailor the LLM to suit your specific professional and personal needs.
It provides an ideal learning environment for you to develop the skills and knowledge upon which further study or a relevant career can be built.
To be effective on the international stage, legal professionals, business people and policymakers need to understand different legal cultures and ways of operating and communicating within alternative business contexts and regulatory frameworks. This programme provides an ideal learning environment for such individuals to develop the skills and knowledge upon which further study or a relevant career can be built.
The programme spans foundational issues in areas of law, including:
- Commercial law
- Information technology law
- Intellectual property law
- Medical law
Information for international students
Students do not have to attend any on campus components as part of this degree. For more information about online learning at Edinburgh Law School, please visit the website
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Edinburgh Law School Online Learning Office
- +44 (0)131 651 4411