LL.M. On Campus

Comparative and European Private International Law

University of Dundee

12 months
19900 GBP/year
8350 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Prepare or further your legal career in the treatment of cross-border disputes through our broad range of international law modules with the LLM Comparative and European Private International Law from University of Dundee.


This LLM Comparative and European Private International Law from University of Dundee will enable you to develop specialised legal expertise on the treatment of cross-border disputes internationally and in Europe. You will study conflicts of jurisdiction and laws, and the effects of foreign judgement. 

You will be able to study commercial or family law aspects of private international law.

In addition to the core modules in private international law, you can choose from a wide range of options such as, commercial law, competition law, dispute resolution.


We offer an induction programme in legal research skills at the start of each semester. This ensures that you understand the UK and European legal systems, and can find and use the resources that you will need. You will also learn what is required of you in a study environment where you may be learning more independently than previously.

Most of your teaching will be in student-led seminars where you will read extensively in advance, and discussion will be facilitated by the lecturer. Sometimes there will be a lecture component, e.g. at the start of the class to structure the discussion.

All our modules are delivered by experts in their field. Guest lecturers may also visit, either within modules or as a separate event. We offer a wide variety of external activities including a residential study trip for all students.

You will devise, research, and write a dissertation in the summer, which will consider a question relevant to private international law. This will let you demonstrate your research skills, and there will be classes to help you prepare for this.


Graduates of this LLM can pursue careers in a wide variety of sectors including:

  • legal practice
  • in-house council
  • banking
  • international organisations
  • state ministries
  • academia

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Masters Dissertation
  • Legal Research Skills
  • Private International Law (Common Law Perspectives)
  • Private International Law of Business Transactions
  • International Petroleum Law and Policy
  • Legal Framework for International Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An honours degree in Law at lower second class or above
  • Consideration will also be given to applicants with other academic backgrounds who explain clearly their motivation for undertaking the relevant LLM, outlining any relevant legal work experience

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19900 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8350 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Dundee

787 - 1494 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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