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Course options

  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    Liverpool John Moores University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About this course

Transform and advance your career with LJMU's professionally accredited Qualifying Law LLM conversion course (previously GDL) delivered by academics and practitioners.

  • Choose from flexible modes of study
  • Study on a course accredited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority/Bar Standards Board
  • Progress to the Legal Practice Course (LPC) or the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC)
  • Apply even if you are a non-law graduate wanting to convert a degree into a qualifying legal qualification
  • Prepare for a professional legal career as well as opportunities in public services and management
  • Generous funding scholarships available for home and overseas students

This exciting degree is designed to enable non-law graduates to gain an exempting legal qualification at Masters level.

The degree will provide you with opportunities to broaden your legal interests, while equipping you with the skills and knowledge necessary for a rewarding future in the legal profession.

On completion of the course you will have the skills, knowledge and confidence to study on a Legal Practice Course (LPC) or Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) and ultimately qualify as a solicitor or barrister.

The programme also allows you to undertake a dissertation module in any area of law, enabling you to pursue an academic career.

Assessment

How learning is monitored on your programme

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic.

Foundation subjects on this course are formally assessed by coursework and examination. Assessment for the supporting and additional legal subjects will be conducted using mainly coursework and presentations.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,600per year

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

University information

Liverpool John Moores University

  • University League Table

    66th

  • Campus address

    Liverpool John Moores University, Egerton Court (Headquarters), 2 Rodney Street, Liverpool, Liverpool, L1 2UA, England

A globally respected university with staff and students from over 100 countries.
Access to a superb careers programme, developed in partnership with FTSE 100 companies and leading businesses.
All LJMU international students are guaranteed place in high-quality, university-approved accommodation within the heart of the city.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    49th out of 103 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    130 59%

    45th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    81 81%

    37th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    81st

    9

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