12 months
7800 GBP/year
7800 GBP/year
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Develop the legal knowledge and skills to excel with an online Master of Laws from University of Sunderland, recognised for teaching and research excellence in law

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The 100% online LLM Master of Laws from the University of Sunderland has been designed for lawyers and non-lawyers alike to provide a comprehensive legal education that can help you to succeed in legal practice, academia or a wide range of business and management career paths. 

Whether you want to learn the legal skills to support your pathway to becoming a lawyer, are currently practicing law and are looking to specialise, or are looking to develop a legal profile in a role within the business world to accelerate your career progression, this online Master of Laws provides you with the knowledge, insights and skills to help you achieve your goals.

What will you study?

The online LLM Law provides a challenging legal education for individuals seeking experience across a range of legal disciplines. 

The programme allows you to explore your specific interests whilst developing a thorough and critical appreciation of the current issues in complex areas of law theory, doctrine and practice. You will develop a comprehensive understanding of legal disciplines including criminal law, business law, family law and will enhance your legal research skills.

Programme Structure


  • Law in Society
  • Legal Research, Skills and Methods
  • Employment Law
  • Contract Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Alternate Dispute Resolution
  • Tort Law
  • Land Law

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • At least a UK 2.2 undergraduate degree
  • A UK master’s degree (or international equivalent)
  • Third-class or ordinary undergraduate degree (without honours) or UK equivalent professional qualification with a minimum of two years’ appropriate work experience
  • Applicants who do not hold a recognised degree will be asked to provide evidence which demonstrates a minimum of three to five years’ relevant professional experience
  • The work experience must be at a graduate level, in either a managerial or professional capacity which may include voluntary work, placements, internships, or project management

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7800 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    7800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7800 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

£7,800 total fees, option to pay £650 per module


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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