General Law, LL.M. | University of Birmingham Dubai | Dubai, United Arab Emirates
12 months
25675 EUR/year
25675 EUR/year
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This General Law programme from University of Birmingham Dubai is particularly suitable for those seeking exposure to a range of legal disciplines, giving students expertise across the board, and providing the skills and knowledge required for a successful legal career.

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On this General Law programme from University of Birmingham Dubai , you have complete flexibility in module selection, allowing you to decide which areas of law have the most relevance to your future career and to choose modules that most interest you. The ability to study, learn and apply law across disciplines is something that can help set you apart. 

Why study this course?

  • Flexible specialism - the LLM (General) provides the opportunity to select modules which complement your skills, experience and your aspirations. Explore topics across Commercial Law, Dispute Resolution or Energy and Environnment without constraints. 
  • International reputation - Birmingham Law School is ranked in the 100  (QS World Rankings 2020) and Top 60 (THE 2022) best law schools in the world and has an international reputation for its research and teaching.
  • Excellent career prospects - alumni from Birmingham Law School consistently find employment in the leading international law firms. Many have achieved international distinction as lawyers, academics, in the judiciary and in other fields such as commerce and public service. Joining the programme will involve joining a vibrant global community of students, alumni and academics
  • Transferable skills - this advanced LLM Law degree prepares you for a wide range of careers as it enables you to develop your skills in research and writing through assessed work and a substantial dissertation written under the supervision of a specialist in the subject
  • Support and guidance - you will have access to a range of support services -including excellent library resources and support in developing skills in research, drafting and other subject-specific skills.


Your Birmingham degree is evidence of your ability to succeed in a demanding academic environment. Employers target Birmingham students for their drive, diversity, communication and problem-solving skills, ateam-working abilities and cultural awareness. 

Our graduates move onto a diverse range of careers, with many going on to work in top law schools and law firms. Some examples of where our recent graduates have gone on to work include the UK Home Office, Pinsent Masons LLP, HSBC, Vodaphone and Kinstellar. A number of our postgraduate students go directly from Birmingham to complete the Solicitors Qualifying Exam, Bar Professional Training Course and many other international professional qualifications.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Legal Research 
  • International Oil and Gas Law 
  • Sustainable Energy and the Environment 
  • Intellectual Property Law 
  • Banking Law
  • Carriage of Goods 
  • International Commercial Conflict of Laws
  • Company Law and Policy

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants should have a good Honours degree in law, or a degree in another discipline augmented with a pass in the Common Professional Examination.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25675 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25675 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    25675 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25675 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

The annual tuition fee is for full-time study is AED 103,864, or AED 51,932 for part-time.

Living costs for Dubai

5300 - 9200 AED /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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