12 months
18940 GBP/year
13540 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Design your own learning path and accelerate your legal career through the Master of Law (LLM) postgraduate degree from City, University of London. 


We give you the flexibility to choose from over 35 specialist modules, enabling you to shape your own education in the most constructive way possible.

The Law programme from City, University of London has a practical, global focus which is designed to deepen your knowledge and advance your career.

You can pursue a general Master of Laws degree through our extensive range of modules, or you can pursue one of several specialisms such as Public International Law or International Commercial Law.

We also offer a course in government, diplomacy and politics.

You will have a wealth of additional learning opportunities including pro bono clinics, guest lectures, recruitment fairs and career enhancements.


If you graduate from the LLM in, for example, Civil Litigation & Dispute Resolution, you will have strong prospects for a career in managing and conducting civil cases. This might be through litigation, arbitration, negotiation or mediation.

You will be able to demonstrate deep understanding and a mix of skills that can make an instant impression in the workplace.

Programme Structure

  • To pursue the general Master of Laws (LLM) programme you can choose from more than 30 modules covering diverse subjects - everything from Human Rights and Energy Law to Mergers or Money Laundering. Or you can study one of 14 specialist LLM programmes, in which case you will need to study certain subject-specific modules.

Key information


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

Applicants should ideally have at least an upper second-class honours undergraduate degree in law (roughly equivalent to a B or B+) from a recognised international institution. Applicants with a good undergraduate degree in another subject will also be considered.

Admission decisions will also take account of:

  • Academic performance
  • Reasons for choice of courses/career
  • Evidence of intellectual ability
  • References
  • Relevant work experience/activity

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18940 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18940 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13540 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13540 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time per year

  • UK: £6,770
  • Overseas/EU: £9,470

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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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