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  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    City, University of London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Who is it for?

The Master of Laws (LLM) postgraduate programme is for students who are looking to enhance their legal careers, build on their past practice or focus on new areas of law. The flexibility of the programme and over 40 modules on offer means that you can define your own Master of Laws (LLM) postgraduate experience.

Our students come from a wide range of backgrounds. Some have just completed undergraduate degrees while others have experience in private practice at law firms or as in-house counsel. We also welcome students who have experience of non-legal work in sectors including finance and energy, public service and NGOs. A law degree is not necessarily required.

Objectives:

The Master of Laws (LLM) at City, University of London has a practical, global focus designed to deepen your knowledge and accelerate your career or simply introduce you to new and exciting areas of law.

The programme has been structured to showcase current legal debates, and to expose you to professional practitioners and leading academics. It will give you the skills to tackle complex legal problems within your chosen area while also offering a wealth of opportunities including pro bono clinics, guest lectures, recruitment fairs and internships.

The diverse nature of our student body means that you will benefit from sharing experiences and widening your horizons in the world’s leading legal centre.

The Master of Laws (LLM) extensive choice when it comes to what you learn. You can opt for a general Master of Laws (LLM) degree by selecting courses from our extensive list of modules, or pursue one of several specialisms in fields such as Public International Law, International Commercial Law and European Union Law. This means you can design your own degree and build your learning around your academic and professional goals. You can even take course in government, diplomacy and politics offered by the University’s International Politics Department.

Career prospects:

It is an important objective of this course to assist individual students who wish to build effective careers in managing and conducting civil cases, whether through litigation, arbitration, negotiation or mediation.

With so much competition for those seeking to enter and develop a career in the legal profession, this Master of Laws (LLM) is designed to provide a depth of understanding and a range of skills that can make a real difference in building your career.

As a graduate of this specialist Master of Laws (LLM) programme you will be well placed to pursue careers in this area of law in private practice, in-house in a law firm, policy and government, non-governmental organisations and a wide range of non-legal careers in litigation and dispute resolution.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 18,210per 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

    57th

  • 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%

    33rd

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    63 63%

    91st

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.65 73%

    98th

    16

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