• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

Students accepted to the Postgraduate Laws programmes offered by the University of London start at three points of entry, namely at PGCert, PGDip or LLM. Your point of entry is determined by your entry qualifications but does not set your exit award. It is your choice to leave the programme with a PGCert, PGDip or and LLM - or all three!

How you study

The programme 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, with support available from academic staff.

Study materials

You will have access to study materials developed by academics from Queen Mary and UCL. These include a Postgraduate Laws Handbook with practical information; study guides written for your chosen modules; a comprehensive skills guide; and past exam papers and commentaries, which give you valuable insights into how to perform well in exams.

Career opportunities

The LLM provides 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 services, financial regulation, human rights agencies, NGOs and public service.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Admiralty law
  • Applicable laws and procedures in international commercial arbitration
  • Carriage of goods by sea
  • Commercial banking law: bank customer relationship
  • Commercial trusts law
  • Comparative criminal justice policy
  • Constitutional and institutional law of the European Union
  • Corporate finance and management issues in company law
  • Corporate governance and compliance
  • Derivatives law
  • Equity and trusts in context
  • European Union competition law
  • European Convention on Human Rights
  • European internal market
  • External relations law of the European Union

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details:

    Application deadline to sit exams in May: 30 September

    Application deadline to sit exams in October: 28 February

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description
      1-5 years
  • Credits
    192/120/60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    92

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • A Bachelor of Laws (LLB) with second-class honours from the University of London.
  • A second-class bachelor 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 Wales, or the Qualifying Exam of the Solicitors' Regulation Authority of England (or corresponding exams in Scotland or Northern Ireland), plus a second-class bachelor degree (or equivalent).
  • The Common Professional Examination or a Graduate Diploma in Law, plus a second-class bachelor degree (or equivalent).
  • You are qualified as a solicitor or barrister in England or Wales, or the equivalent elsewhere.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9348 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9345 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9348 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9345 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Total LLM (16 modules): £9345
  • Total PG Diploma (10 modules): £6195
  • Total PG Certificate (5 modules): £3570

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

A performance-based LLM Scholarship is currently available in Malaysia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Ghana, Nigeria and Russia. Those with the best average score across five modules will receive a scholarship worth the value of four modules (a quarter of the LLM degree). There are other scholarships, please see our website - https://london.ac.uk/scholarships

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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