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International Litigation and Dispute Resolution

12 months
18940 GBP/year
13540 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Gain a deep understanding of both the international litigation process and alternative forms of dispute resolution such as mediation and arbitration. The specialist International Litigation and Dispute Resolution LLM from City, University of London delivers practical learning that holds real value in commercial and non-commercial practice.


In this International Litigation and Dispute Resolution programme from City, University of London you will learn how international litigation can be managed strategically and effectively.

We deliver a practice-focused understanding of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), mediation and arbitration. This has increasing value in commercial and non-commercial practice.

Your learning will cover rules of litigation, ADR, arbitration and mediation, within the frameworks of procedure, evidence and ethics.


This specialist International Litigation and Dispute Resolution LLM can significantly improve your career prospects.

We can advise on your training options as a mediator or arbitrator on a national or international level.

You also have access to our Pro Bono programme including an award-winning commercial law clinic.

Programme Structure

  • As with all Master of Laws (LLM) specialisms at City, University of London, you may take either five modules and a shorter dissertation (10,000 words) or four modules and a longer dissertation (20,000 words).
  • All modules are of the same duration and are taught per term (September – December or January – April) rather than the whole academic year.
  • If you take four modules you will take two per term in each term and if you take five modules will have three in one term and two in the other. Dissertations are written during the summer term when there are no classes.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • We are interested in receiving applications from individuals with at least an upper second-class honours undergraduate degree in law (roughly equivalent to a B or B+) from a recognised international institution. 
  • Applicants with a good undergraduate degree in another subject will also be considered.
When you apply you will be expected to submit the following:
  • One application form
  • A short personal statement (c800-1200 words) outlining why you are applying for this programme
  • A copy of your degree transcript: We require an original transcript or a copy certified by your institution. If you have not yet graduated, you will be required to send us your degree transcript as soon as it is available. You will not be able to register as a City student without having supplied your degree transcript.
  • Please note: At least one academic reference is required in order for us to assess your application. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18940 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18940 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13540 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13540 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time per year

  • UK: £6,770
  • Overseas/EU: £9,470

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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