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Transnational Law, LL.M.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #33 (QS) ,
This new Transnational Law LLM at Transnational Law is the only programme of its kind to teach core legal courses from a distinctly transnational perspective. 

About

With the globalisation of law at its centre, the Transnational Law LLM at Transnational Law prepares graduates for a career in a fast-changing global context, teaching competence to analyse complex legal problems through solid legal doctrine, training in transnational legal cultures, lawyerly practice, legal theory, and law’s global socio-economics.

Key benefits

  • Taught by world leaders in their fields with a strong emphasis on rigorous analysis combined with ‘thinking outside the box’.
  • A foundational core module on ‘Transnational Law and Global Governance’ and a ‘Transnational Law Colloquium’ featuring intensive interaction with experts from legal London and global practice and academia.
  • Covering key areas in public law from a transnational law perspective, including human rights, development, refugee law, criminal law, policing & security and the interplay between domestic and international organizations.
  • Covering key areas in transnational private law, including corporate governance, corporate restructuring, commercial arbitration, labour law, business & human rights, and family law.

Career prospects

In a competitive world we can give you the competitive edge to take your career to the next level. That’s why you’ll find our LLM programme is supplemented by opportunities to develop your skills and professional networks.

The result is that students are presented with a wide range of employment destinations when they leave; from positions at the European Central Bank, European Commission and UN to commercial roles as investment bank analysts, tax or public affairs advisers, as well as careers in the legal profession; accountancy; management consultancy; human rights organisations and other voluntary bodies; academia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Transnational Law: Actors, Norms, Processes – Foundations & Perspectives – Recommended for the Transnational Law pathway 
  • International Human Rights Law 
  • International Law & War 
  • Financial Risk Stability & Regulation 
  • International Refugee Law 
  • Transnational & Comparative Contract & Moveable Property Law 
  • Transnational Corporate Restructuring 
  • Human Rights in War Times: Armed Conflict, Military Operations & Post-Conflict Justice 

                Detailed Programme Facts

                • Programme intensity

                  You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

                  Full-time
                  • Full-time duration 12 months
                  Part-time
                  • Average part-time duration 24 months
                  • Duration description
                    two years or four years PT
                • Credits
                  180 alternative credits
                • Languages
                  • English
                • Delivery mode
                  On Campus

                English Language Requirements

                • Minimum required score:

                  7

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                • Minimum required score:

                  100

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                Academic Requirements

                You need the following GPA score:

                Required score: Upper Second Class

                Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class 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

                • Undergraduate degree with high 2:1 honours (i.e. overall average of at least 65%) in Law or a degree with at least 70% law content, or an equivalent international qualification and grading.
                • A personal statement of up to 4,000 characters (maximum 2 pages) is required.
                • A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing the subjects studied and marks obtained. 
                • Applicants may wish to include a CV (Resume) or evidence of professional registration as part of their application.

                Tuition Fee

                • International

                  25500 GBP/year
                  Tuition Fee
                  Based on the original amount of 25500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
                • EU/EEA

                  16500 GBP/year
                  Tuition Fee
                  Based on the original amount of 16500 GBP per year 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.
                Part-time 
                • Home/EU fees: £8,250 per year  
                • Overseas fees: £12,750 per year 

                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.

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