Advanced Legal Studies

University of Reading

LL.M. On Campus
12 months
16450 GBP/year
7735 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This generalist LLM Advanced Legal Studies course offered at the University of Reading will give you maximum flexibility, enabling you to tailor your studies to meet your own interests and ambitions in a broad range of areas. It aims to equip you with the knowledge and skills you require to succeed as professionals, scholars and leaders in the field of law.


At the University of Reading studying the LLM Advanced Legal Studies in addition to the imparting of legal knowledge, it encourages the ability to delineate and evaluate issues, select relevant materials, and produce arguments encompassing policy, existing practice and knowledge at an advanced level.

Modules are offered by schools and departments including the Graduate Institute of Political and International Studies, and the International Capital Market Association (ICMA) Centre.

The course is supported by expert academic researchers and practitioners, and features links with employers and opportunities to gain real-world experience

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to international law
  • International dispute settlement
  • International refugee law
  • Human rights law, policy and practice

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You are normally required to have a good undergraduate honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). 
  • However, our participants come with a variety of relevant legal and non-legal experience and all applicants are considered on individual merit.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16450 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7735 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7735 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.


  • New UK/EU students: £3,868 year one
  • New international students: £8,225 year one


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.

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Advanced Legal Studies
University of Reading