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Postgraduate Laws LLM

University of London
1-5 years
Full time/part time
Master's degree
Online / distance program
October 2020
Application deadline: 28 February 2020
9,345 GBP excl. VAT

Program description

Postgraduate Laws LLM

Our world-class, flexible Postgraduate Laws program are designed to meet a diverse range of needs. With 32 specializations and 65 courses, you can either build a broad range of skills or specialize in a specific field. Gain advanced knowledge of legal issues for careers in law, government, banking and financial services, national and international corporations, the media, human rights and more.The Postgraduate Laws program provide you with many of the key attributes required by law firms - advanced, specialist legal training and the ability to work in a multinational legal environment. Our graduates regularly advance to high-level positions in a variety of sectors, including banking, financial regulation, human rights agencies, NGOs and public service.

Our Postgraduate Laws program is offered online and is fully supported by a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). You study at a time and pace that suits you (subject to course-specific deadlines) using the study materials provided, and revision forums from academic staff. You have access to study materials developed by academics from Queen Mary, University of London and University College London.

This course is also offered in the classroom mode of study with various institute locations.

Admission requirements

For the LLM entry point, you need one of the following:

  • A Bachelor of Laws (LLB) with second-class honours from the University of London
  • A second-class bachelor's degree (or equivalent), where at least half the units are in law-related subjects
  • A pass in the Bar Vocational Course (BVC) of England and ales, or the Qualifying Exam in the Solicitors' Regulation Authority of England (or corresponding exams in Scotland or Northern Ireland), plus a second-class bachelor's degree (or equivalent)
  • You are qualified as a solicitor or barrister in England and Wales, or the equivalent elsewhere

For more information about entry requirements, please visit the programme webpage.

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Program content

Each course is divided into four modules (each assessed separately). Often we recommend the order to take modules to help you study the course effectively. To complete the qualifications, you must take the following number of courses and modules within five years:

  • PGCert - 5 modules from up to four courses
  • PGDip - 10 modules from up to four courses
  • Master of Laws (LLM) - 16 modules from four courses

Find out more about the program structure, modules and specification on the programme webpage.

Scholarships & funding

There are a variety of funding sources available, depending on the course you choose, where you live, and a number of other factors.

Please visit the university webpage for more information about scholarship options. 

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You can study for a prestigious Master of Laws (LLM) anywhere in the world with the University of London. This video introduces the programme and who it is suitable for, and explains the range of flexible study options available.


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University of London

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University of London

Senate House
Malet Street
WC1E 7HU London
United Kingdom

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