Taught course

LLM Master of Laws

Institution
University of Southampton · Southampton Law School
Qualifications
LLM

Entry requirements

An Upper Second Class Bachelor’s Degree in Law (or a degree with some legal components) is normally required, BUT account may also be taken of practical work experience or professional qualifications within a relevant field of study.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Southampton Law School has strong research and teaching profiles in commercial and corporate law, maritime law and international and human rights law, and our LLM Master of Laws builds on this diversity of strengths. This LLM programme is designed to be highly flexible, allowing you to customise your degree to your particular interests and career plans, and mix and match from our wide range of modules.

The LLM Master of Laws programme will give you the specialized knowledge and practical know-how that will enable you to pursue a wide range of legal and non-legal careers. You will be able to tackle contemporary legal problems as well as complex legal issues arising from practical scenarios, to critically evaluate the principles of the areas of law you have chosen to study and their effectiveness. You will also develop your practical transferable skills, including the ability to conduct independent research, to analyse complex texts, construct arguments and communicate these effectively.

On this rigorous but exciting LLM programme you’ll gain the knowledge and professional skills required to advise, litigate and negotiate, based on a sound knowledge of the legal frameworks in areas that interest you. The course is completely flexible, enabling you to study subjects you are passionate about and that reflect your career aspirations. You’ll choose from a broad range of modules, including some that are unique to Southampton Law School. The options reflect our world-leading expertise in areas such as maritime, corporate and commercial, international business, information technology and insurance law. You’ll be taught by world-renowned academics who are at the forefront of cutting-edge research and high-profile law reform and advisory work, and who bring the latest legal developments to your learning. A close-knit and diverse learning community, we offer an exceptional academic experience, with small-group teaching that allows you to explore topics in depth and plenty of support to ensure you achieve your potential. In addition, our strong links with the legal profession and extensive career support will enable you to grow your networks and enhance your employability in preparation for a successful legal career.

Information for international students

Band F, IELTS7.0 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,250
International students
£18,812

Please see the

funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • LLM
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
Email
pgapply.fbl@southampton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)23 8059 4393