Taught course

Law (Online Distance Learning)

University of Edinburgh · School of Law

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree or its equivalent if outside the UK. English language standard: 7.00 IELTS or equivalent.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The LLM in Law by online distance learning offers an exciting and flexible range of modules. 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.

The programme offers breadth and flexibility, enabling you to choose modules that best reflect your personal and professional interests, without necessarily specialising in one area of law. It is also one of the richest in terms of quality and module options available on the global market.

The programme enables you to study a wide range of subject areas within the discipline and aims to promote advanced knowledge and understanding of the law within international, European and domestic settings.

It spans foundational issues in areas of law including:

* Commercial law
* Information technology law
* Intellectual property law
* Medical law
* Innovation and competition law

Having studied the programme, you will emerge with an understanding of legal issues not just in the legal context, but with a sound grounding in ethics, social and theoretical contexts.

Fees and funding

Visit our Scholarships and Student Finance Office at http://www.scholarships.ed.ac.uk/ for information about funding opportunities.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
distance learning
12 - 36 months
part time
20 - 36 months

Course contact details

Toby Beveridge
+44 (0)131 650 7129