A good Honours degree in Law, a related degree or equivalent.
If your first degree is not in Law you will be required to take the Introduction to Law module.
If English is not your first language an IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum of 5.5 in each component is required. Students with a score of 5.5 may enrol after successful completion of the University's pre-sessional course.
Months of entry
In a competitive job market a Master's Degree can help you stand out from the crowd. Studying for an LLM will enable you to engage in deeper study and engage in critical discourse in the legal subject area. This course is ideal for those who want to work for international organisations, NGOs and governments. Graduates have included lawyers and civil servants from countries such as the Gambia, Nigeria, Vietnam, Thailand, Kazakhstan and the UAE. Examples of dissertations submitted by students in this area include a critical appraisal of the international legal framework for nuclear disarmament, the principles of sovereignty and national self-determination in international law, the doctrine of self-defence under the UN Charter and under customary international law, as well as topics relating to international criminal law.
The course also provides an ideal foundation for those intending to pursue PhDs.
Information for international students
If English is not your first language an IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component is required. Students with a score of 5.5 may enrol after successful completion of the University's pre-sessional course
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- The Business School (M167/M181)
- +44 (0)1484 472956