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  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    University of Birmingham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The Birmingham LLM has been designed to allow in-depth analysis of important legal topics.

This General LLM pathway 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.

On this pathway you have complete flexibility in module selection, giving you the opportunity to decide which areas of law have the most relevance to your future career and to choose modules that most interest you. With one of the widest ranges of options on any LLM programme in the UK, with over 30 modules available, you can create a unique degree tailored to your future career aspirations. This is the ideal pathway if you wish to gain Masters-level knowledge and skills without restricting yourself to just one particular branch of law.

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: Linklaters LLP, 5 Pump Court Chambers, Bar Pro Bono Unit and Squire Patton Boggs. A number of our postgraduate students go directly from Birmingham to complete the Legal Practice Course or the Bar Professional Training Course.

The Careers Network

The Careers Network organises regular events including presentations by top law firms and the annual Law Fair. It also runs workshops to help students prepare effective applications and to prepare for their next move. Its events on non-law careers, including journalism, marketing and working with charities, can be of interest to law students.

Application deadline

09 September 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 20,160per year

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

University information

University of Birmingham

  • University League Table

    19th

  • Campus address

    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, England

A member of the Russell Group, Birmingham is a research-intensive institution. Its world-leading academics have included 11 Nobel Prize winners.
A diverse and global community, with over 8,500 international students from approximately 150 countries.
In the glorious heart of England, Birmingham is a diverse, modern and exciting city with a long cultural and intellectual heritage.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 104 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    154 69%

    24th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82.0 82%

    16th

    13
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.80 76%

    84th

    16

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