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Entry requirements

2:1 or equivalent undergraduate degree.

If English isn't your first language you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. You can find further information on English language requirements on our website.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Intellectually challenging and skills-focused, this course will ensure you are ready to embrace the challenges of an international career in law. You'll be challenged to identify client interests, analyse legal issues, research relevant law and procedure and develop solutions.

We teach in small groups using our groundbreaking Problem Based Learning methodology to develop your personal, professional and legal skills.

You'll graduate with a unique combination of insight into how professional legal practice works. These legal and interpersonal skills and values will enable you to perform at the highest levels and in firms of all types. The JD (Juris Doctor) is recognised across the globe as an entry-level qualification into legal practice. Subject to any local requirements, completing this course could be a stepping stone to sitting Bar exams in jurisdictions as diverse as the USA, Australia and Hong Kong.

Accreditation

This degree is a Qualifying Law Degree (QLD)*, accredited by the Bar Standards Board and Solicitors Regulation Authority.

*The Solicitors Regulation Authority is making changes to the system of qualification in England and Wales. These may affect the status of 'Qualifying Law Degrees' for all Law Schools.

Information for international students

Please see our webpages for further information for international students.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,250
International students
£17,890

Please see the university webpages for funding information.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • LLM
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    This LLM degree is a Qualifying Law Degree (QLD)*, accredited by the Bar Standards Board and Solicitors Regulation Authority. *The Solicitors Regulation Authority is making changes to the system of qualification in England and Wales. These may affect the status of 'Qualifying Law Degrees' for all Law Schools.

Course contact details

Name
Stephen Levett
Email
stephen.levett@york.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1904 325835