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  • 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

Design your own learning path and accelerate your legal career through our Master of Laws (LLM) postgraduate degree. We give you the flexibility to choose from over 40 specialist modules, enabling you to shape your own education in the most constructive way possible.

Course overview

Benefits of this course

Our programme has a practical, global focus which is designed to deepen your knowledge and advance your career.

You can pursue a general Master of Laws degree through our extensive range of modules, or you can pursue one of several specialisms such as Public International Law or International Commercial Law.

We also offer a course in government, diplomacy and politics.

You will have a wealth of additional learning opportunities including pro bono clinics, guest lectures, recruitment fairs and periodic internships.


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

Master of Laws (LLM)

Who is this course for?

Whether you are seeking to build on past practice or focus on new areas of law, this flexible programme will help you accelerate and enhance your legal career.

You will be decisive and focused in choosing from a wide selection of modules to suit your professional goals.

You may have recently completed an undergraduate degree or have experience in private practice or non-legal work in sectors such as finance and public service.


If you graduate from the LLM in, for example, Civil Litigation & Dispute Resolution, you will have strong prospects for a career in managing and conducting civil cases. This might be through litigation, arbitration, negotiation or mediation.

You will be able to demonstrate deep understanding and a mix of skills that can make an instant impression in the workplace.

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

private practice
in-house at law firms
policy and government
non-governmental organisations
non-legal careers such as dispute resolution.

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

  • University League Table


  • 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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