On this flexible course – which can be studied either part-time or full-time – you'll develop expertise in law, supplemented with a choice of specialist subjects, including corporate governance, employment law, intellectual property law, and international commercial arbitration.
Choose from optional subjects taught by experts and tailor-make your degree to match your interests. Studying for an LLM will give you the opportunity to develop your legal and research skills. It can also be the first step to a career in research
What you'll experience
On this course, you'll:
- Learn from a skilled and experienced team of academics, including active researchers and qualified solicitors and barristers with extensive experience of legal practice
- Experience a variety of teaching methods, including group work, discussion, case studies, simulation and debate
- Benefit from our lively careers and employability programme. You'll get the opportunity to attend workshops, gain relevant work experience and participate in our professional mentoring programme
- Tap in to our Library’s vast selection of electronic resources 24/7, including thousands of online ejournals
- Pursue specific areas of academic interest or, if you prefer, develop a wider range of skills and knowledge
Careers and opportunities
The LLM Law degree course provides a springboard for many career paths, including academia, business or the public sector. If you are an aspiring lawyer, the LLM can give you a competitive edge. If you're already a law practitioner, you'll have the opportunity to pursue new subject specialities.
Career opportunities include:
- Legal adviser
- Compliance officer
- Procurement professional
- Human resources adviser
- Paralegal/legal clerk
- Further research or study
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- Community Legal Research Project
- Corporate Governance: Theory, Law and Practice
- Employment Law
- Intellectual Property Law
- International and European Business Law
- International Commercial Arbitration
- Work-based Learning Unit
- Commercial and Consumer Law
- Theory of ADR
- Negotiation Theory and Practice
- Dissertation or Professional Practitioner Project
- 12 months
- 30 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesLegal Studies Master of Laws (LLM) View 440 other Masters in Legal Studies in United Kingdom
- A second-class honours degree or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications.
Living costs for Portsmouth
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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