LL.M. On Campus

By Research

Aberystwyth University

12 months
15300 GBP/year
4500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


By Research from Aberystwyth University gives you the opportunity to explore a specific legal or criminological topic of your choosing under the supervision of leading researchers in their field.


By Research from Aberystwyth University is designed for students who wish to pursue research in a particular area of legal interest under the expert guidance of a member of the Department's staff.

Students at By Research from Aberystwyth University will:

  • gain in-depth analysis in the same way as a PhD. 
  • complete a piece of research and obtain a qualification for it in a relatively short period of time.
  • respond effectively to the needs and expectations of our student body.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Grants Development Workshops
  • Leadership for Researchers
  • Manuscript Skills: Post Medieval Palaeographic and Diplomatic
  • Principles of Research Design
  • Public Engagement and Impact
  • Reading and Writing Development Group
  • Research in Law and Criminology

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applicants for Research Degrees should generally apply before the end of February to be considered for a funded place.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entry Requirements 2:2 Bachelors (Honours) or equivalent in a law or related social science degree
  • English Language Requirements IELTS 7.0 with minimum 6.0 in each component, or equivalent
  • Other Requirements Applicants are encouraged to submit an up-to-date CV as part of their application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15300 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    4500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Aberystwyth

700 - 1300 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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