Taught course

LLM Master of Laws (General)

University of Southampton · School of Law

Entry requirements

Minimum upper second-class degree in law (or degree with a substantive legal component) from an approved University or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University; work experience also considered.

Months of entry


Course content

The LLM Master of Laws offers choice from a full range of modules, providing a flexible academic programme that can be tailored to suit your interests. You will develop your powers of analysis, legal reasoning and writing skills while exploring four interesting and varied subjects. In today’s competitive market, our programme offers you the chance to enhance your knowledge and develop your skills, preparing you to compete with the best to secure your chosen career.

Optional modules from: Admiralty Law; Carriage by Air; Carriage of Goods by Sea; Commercial Conflicts of Laws and International Litigation; Intellectual Property Law and Theory; Corporate Governance – Shareholders’ Rights (half option); EU Competition Law; Insurance Law; International and Comparative Competition Law; International Commercial Arbitration; International Law of the Sea; International Protection of Human Rights; Fundamentals of Public International Law (half option); Dispute Settlement in International Law (half option); International Trade Law; Advanced Secured Transactions (half option); Principles of Secured Transactions (half option); World Trade Organization Law and Regional Economic Integration.

See our website for full list of options available.

Information for international students


Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Business and Law
+44 (0)23 8059 4393