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Course options

  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    The University of Manchester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Course description

This general LLM offers you a solid grounding in the fundamental principles of law, combined with the flexibility to explore your own interests with support from research-active teaching staff.

This way of pursuing advanced legal study will suit anyone who would like to maintain a multi-directional legal profile, applicable to a broad range of professional careers.

Aims

Combining the core principals of law with a specialism, our LLM Law includes a compulsory research element, allowing you to develop strong research skills, while offering the opportunity to deep dive into one of the range of topics you have studied during your degree.

Special features

Our LLM Law is taught by a unique combination of legal, criminological and ethical specialists.

Teaching and learning

Manchester's unique combination of legal, criminological and ethical specialists collaborating within the School means you will benefit from an impressive and wide range of optional subjects and opportunities, enabling you to further develop your own interests while studying with us.

Coursework and assessment

Course units are usually assessed by either one unseen written examination, or one essay, or a combination of these two methods of assessment.

The course will be 180 credits in total and has a compulsory research component. 120 credits will be taught units and the remaining 60 credits in the form of a 14,000-15,000 word dissertation.

Your dissertation must be within the area of one unit you have chosen. The research element of the course is supported by weekly research methodology lectures delivered throughout semesters one and two designed to improve your legal writing and research skills.

Career opportunities

Manchester Law LLM graduates are equipped with the tools to build a multi-directional legal profile for themselves, preparing them for a career in the law, for further study, and for a number of other possible paths.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 19,500per 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 Manchester

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    21st out of 103 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    173 79%

    15th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85 85%

    20th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.69 74%

    95th

    9

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