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Entry requirements

A second class bachelor’s degree in law or related discipline from an accredited college or university, or a degree from a recognised institution comparable and/or equivalent to a British honours degree

Months of entry


Course content

This LLM from the University of Lincoln has been created for individuals with an undergraduate degree in law or a related field and are looking to further their legal skills and knowledge, particularly in the area of business law. Designed with working professionals in mind, this degree is taught entirely online and when you study you’ll connect with fellow postgraduate students across the world, expanding your global network as you learn. As this law Master’s degree is studied part-time, you’ll also be able to fit your learning around your life without taking a break from your career as you continue to earn and develop.

Our research-active law academics have a wealth of experience in business law and are experts in the various topics covered in our LLM. By studying this postgraduate law degree, you’ll be equipped to gain in-depth knowledge on a broad range of legal concepts, issues, theories and problems.

Your degree programme will be taught through our interactive online learning environment where you’ll participate in discussion groups, forums and group-based tasks with fellow law students. The course material can be accessed on any device, allowing you to study wherever you are, at whatever time suits you. On top of this, we have six start dates a year so you’re not restricted to the traditional academic year and can begin your studies within a matter of weeks.

This LLM Business Law is for you whether you’ve recently completed your undergraduate degree in law, or if you graduated a while ago and have been working in a legal field. By studying this degree, you will have the opportunity to expand your knowledge on commercial law and enhance your future career prospects and employability. The legal job market is a competitive one, so when you study with the University of Lincoln we aim to prepare you to take the next step in your career by advancing your skills suitable for law firms, business, government, or academia.

Fees and funding

For eligible students, there are more ways than ever before to fund your postgraduate study, whether you want to do a taught or research course. For those wishing to undertake a Master's course, you can apply for a loan as a contribution towards the course and living costs. Loans are also available to those who wish to undertake doctoral study. The University offers a number of scholarships and funded studentships for those interested in postgraduate study. Learn how Master's and PhD loans, scholarships, and studentships can help you fund your studies on our Postgraduate Fees and Funding pages.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

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