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International Dispute Resolution LLM

City, University of London

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Course options

  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    City, University of London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21, JAN-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Key information

Develop an in-depth knowledge of the theory and practice associated with dispute resolution in criminal and civil cases. Your learning will cover conventional litigation and alternative practices such as arbitration and mediation, accelerating your career in a related field.

Benefits of this course

You will build a strong understanding of issues concerning dispute resolution in criminal or civil justice. This includes practices such as arbitration and mediation, as well as conventional litigation.

Our programme gives you the chance to thoroughly examine the area of criminal and civil justice through domestic, European and international law.

We will prepare you for relevant careers in areas including:
civil and criminal litigation
international litigation and dispute resolution
legal services and tribunals.


You can select to apply for one of the available exit points for this course.

Master of Laws (LLM)

Who is this course for?

You may already be a legal practitioner or you may be targeting a career in a relevant field such as international litigation and dispute resolution. Our programme is suitable in either case.

We have a dual focus on domestic and international law to ensure our programme is relevant to you, wherever in the world you currently are and wherever you wish to practise.


This specialist Dispute Resolution LLM will significantly enhance your prospects for a career in the field.

We can advise on your training options as a mediator or arbitrator on a national or international level.

You also have access to our Pro Bono programme including an award-winning commercial law clinic.

Our aim is for you to be well positioned for legal and non-legal careers. This programme will help prepare you for careers in:

private practice
in-house at a law firm
policy and government
non-governmental organisations.

You may also want to continue your academic studies at The City Law School by enrolling in a PhD.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,570per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

City, University of London

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  • Campus address

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, City of London, EC1V 0HB, England

City is one of the most international UK universities. Students are from over 160 countries, creating a diverse, cosmopolitan university community.
City's supportive alumni network stretches across the globe. They help those thinking of moving to London and organise in-country events after graduation.
City's international student advice team give guidance on the application process, answers questions on visa and immigration issues and check visa documents.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    75th out of 103 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    143 65%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    63 63%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.65 73%



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