LLM (General), LL.M. | University of Liverpool | Liverpool, United Kingdom
12 months
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20500 GBP/year
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About

On this LLM (General) programme from University of Liverpool, you will graduate with a Masters, Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate in Law with no named specialism, allowing you to mix different subjects without restriction, according to your interests.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Please note that the programme code for the Postgraduate Certificate programme is LWLC, and the Postgraduate Diploma is LWLD.

There is therefore no requirement for any minimum number of credits to be studied in any particular specialist area or as a dissertation topic. All Staff and Research units of the School of Law and Social Justice collaborate in the delivery of this programme.

Career prospects

The School of Law includes amongst its alumni Judges of the Court of Appeal, the High Court and the County Courts, as well as distinguished figures in branches of the legal profession. The LLM (General) programme from University of Liverpool provides a mark of excellence in any qualification profile. Apart from judicial appointment or working within the legal profession, past graduates have gone on to undertake Government service, to work within International Humanitarian Organisations, the UN, institutions of the European Union, to pursue careers in commerce, management, banking, marketing, public relations and a whole host of other challenging and rewarding career opportunities.

Any of the Law postgraduate taught programmes offered additionally provide an ideal opportunity to gain advanced specialist knowledge in preparation for further postgraduate research. All programmes of study are designed to enhance academic profiles and to ensure that graduates leave us with highly marketable skills, whatever they decide that market to be. 

The Liverpool Law School offers a 12-week Legal Research Training to all students on LLM programmes as an integral part of LLM teaching at Liverpool. It is a forum for contextualising and enhancing the development of research skills, analytical skills, critical thinking skills, and academic writing skills that occurs in substantive modules, and more explicitly provides practical and relevant advice on advanced academic research technique that will help you engage with your studies more effectively.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • LLM students on this programme must take Legal Research Training and the dissertation module (60 credits). 
  • There are no other mandatory modules on this programme. 
  • Students on the General postgraduate taught programmes may choose from any of the modules listed under any of the specialist postgraduate taught programmes (International Economic Law LLM, International Human Rights Law LLM and Law, Medicine and Healthcare LLM). 
  • Candidates for any of the specialist postgraduate taught programmes programmes must study a total of 120 credits from taught modules and must submit a dissertation to the value of 60 credits.

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Although the University does not have an official deadline by which postgraduate applications should be received, it is strongly advised that applications are made by no later than June of the proposed year of entry. 

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
61
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
61
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants for the Law postgraduate taught programmes should normally hold a minimum of a 2:1 class Honours Degree in Law (BA or LLB), or in a relevant degree subject, including: Political Science, Sociology, Philosophy, International Relations, Banking, Management Studies, Humanities, Social Sciences, Economics from a UK university. For the Medicine & Healthcare pathway, applicants can have first degree with a medical background. 
  • Applicants with degrees from institutions outside the UK will have their applications considered on an individual, but comparable basis (see the International web pages for details of entry requirements by country).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9900 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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