LL.M. On Campus

Public Law

The University of the West Indies

12 months
10000 USD/year
9905 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The LL.M. in Public Law at The University of the West Indies is designed to provide the foundation for the development of a regional jurisprudence in the area of Public Law. This area is central to the practice of good democratic governance and to the success of both the Single Market an Economy and the CCJ.  


The Public Law program offered by The University of the West Indies aims to provide legal practitioners and other qualified persons in the private sector with advanced training in the areas of Public International Law, International Trade Law, and Competition Law.

You Will Learn About:

  • The theoretical issues embedded in the whole area of Constitutional and Administrative Law;
  • The area of law that forms the legal foundation of the State and the allocation of its sovereign powers;
  • The area of law that addresses and defines the relationship between the individual and the State.

Career Opportunities

If You Want To:

  • Advance your career in Public Law
  • Be a Magistrate or Judicial officer work in the public service
  • Be a legislative drafter

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Advanced Public International Trade Law
  • Advanced Public International Law
  • Competition Law in a Global Economy
  • Advanced International Environmental Law
  • Advanced Caribbean Integration Law 
  • Public Law 
  • Advanced Constitutional Law
  • Advanced Administrative Law
  • Advanced International Human Rights Law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • must hold a LL.B. degree, or any other professional legal qualification, with at least Second Class Honours
  • should be admitted to practise in any part of the Commonwealth
  • should have also been certified as being in practice for a minimum of five years
  • Application Processing Fee (BDS $30 for applicants from  contributing countries OR US $30 for applicants from a non-contributing countries)
  • Birth Certificate (certified or notarized copy)
  • Curriculum Vitae (2 copies)
  • Two (2) Referee reports (PDF)
  • Professional Certificates/Diplomas
  • Marriage Certificate (where applicable) (certified or notarised copy)
  • Legal Affidavit or deed poll if your present name is different from that on the Birth Certificate (certified or notarised copy)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    10000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9905 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9905 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

BDS $20,000 for national students

Living costs for Bridgetown

1960 - 2590 BBD /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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