Taught course

European Law

University of Nottingham · Faculty of Social Sciences, Law and Education

Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in law, humanities or social sciences; mature applicants without standard entry requirements but with substantial and relevant experience may be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

The University of Nottingham is widely recognised as a centre of excellence in European law. The LLM in European Law attracts students from all over the world with an interest in the governance of Europe and the role of its institutions in the global legal order. We offer a broad perspective that encompasses both the law of the supranational European Union and the intergovernmental Council of Europe, including the European Convention on Human Rights.

We also offer LLM pathways in the areas listed below, as well as a more general LLM (Master of Laws) qualification:

  • LLM Criminal Justice
  • LLM Environmental Law
  • LLM Human Rights Law
  • LLM International Law
  • LLM International Commercial Law
  • LLM International Criminal Justice & Armed Conflict
  • LLM International Law & Development
  • LLM Maritime Law
  • LLM Public International Law

Key facts:

  • The School of Law is rated as ‘internationally outstanding’ (Grade 5A on a scale of 1-5) for its research and as ‘Excellent’ for its teaching quality.
  • The School enjoys important professional relationships with international institutions; leading firms in the City of London and the provinces; private industry and consultancies; and non-governmental organisations.
  • Students at the School of Law have exclusive access to the Slaughter and May Computer Room.
  • Excellent Law Library has in excess of 60,000 volumes, immediate access to a very wide range of electronic materials and resources and dedicated Law Librarian.
  • The School has an active Public Procurement Research Group.

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 7.0 (with 7.0 in writing, 6.5 in reading and 6.0 in speaking and listening).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the School of Law web pages.

For information on funding opportunities for international students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

School of Law
+44 (0)115 951 5700
+44 (0) 115 951 5696