Taught course

Law

Institution
University of Hertfordshire · School of Law
Qualifications
LLM

Entry requirements

A first degree in Law (or a subject in a related discipline, such as Business, Political Science or International Relations) at a minimum of 2:2. You must also satisfy the University’s English language requirement for the course, which is a GCSE grade C or above, or IELTS at 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each band.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Free choice of four modules (2 in each Semester), so that students can study areas of particular interest.

Semester A modules are:

  • Banking Law;
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution;
  • Public International Law;
  • Chinese Commercial Law;
  • E-Commerce Law;
  • Company Law;
  • Intellectual Property Law;
  • International Commercial Law.

Semester B modules are:

  • Chinese Investment Law;
  • Commercial Law;
  • Privacy and Data Protection;
  • Conflicts of Laws;
  • Maritime Law;
  • Telecommunications Law and Legal Risk Management;
  • Governance and Compliance;
  • International Financial Law.

In addition to the taught modules, students also undertake an internship or complete a 15,000 word dissertation (counts as 2 modules) in Semester C. Assessment is carried out through an oral presentation, a reflective diary and a portfolio.

Information for international students

An overseas qualification which is equivalent to a UK Honours degree, minimum 2:2 classification. You must also satisfy the University’s English language requirement for the course, which is IGCSE grade C or above, or IELTS at 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each band.

Qualification and course duration

LLM

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
LLM Admissions Tutor
Email
lawadmissions@herts.ac.uk
Phone
01707 286569
Fax
01707 286205