The Qualifying Law (Part-Time) programme at Birkbeck, University of London emphasises the importance of an academic and intellectually challenging approach to the study of law, and of its institutions and processes.
The LLM Qualifying Law Degree puts the study of law within the wider socio-economic and political framework, giving you a social-political grounding in the law.
- Our Department of Law is a leading international centre for world-class legal teaching, research and scholarship. You will be taught by field-leading academic staff, alongside experienced solicitors, barristers and judges from across the legal sector.
- Career development and skills enhancement are a key part of studying this course. You will have access to a huge range of careers support including Birkbeck's Careers Service, Birkbeck Talent and Birkbeck Futures.
Careers and Employability
Graduates go in to careers in the legal profession. Others use the degree to develop their existing career, to further their academic skills, or as preparation for a research degree. Possible professions include barrister/solicitor, patent attorney, or barrister’s clerk. Many of our graduates go on to vocational training and obtain solicitors' training contracts and pupillages in barristers' chambers.
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- Constitutional & Administrative Law (Senior Status)
- Criminal Law (Senior Status)
- Law of Obligations I - Contract (Senior Status)
- Law of the European Union (Senior Status)
- Legal Systems and Methods (Senior Status)
- Property Law I - Land Law (Senior Status)
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- 36 months
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You are strongly advised to apply now, to ensure there are still places on your chosen course and to give you time to complete the admissions process.
DisciplinesCivil & Private Law Public Law Master of Laws (LLM) View 352 other Masters in Master of Laws (LLM) in United Kingdom
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A second-class honours degree (2:2) or above in a subject other than law.
- The selection process includes an exercise in reasoning and analysis (no previous knowledge of law required).
- There is no transfer directly into Year 2 and no credit for earlier law studies.
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International8010 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8010 GBP per year during 36 months.
National4305 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4305 GBP per year during 36 months.
Living costs for London
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.