|Study location||United Kingdom, Liverpool|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£13,850 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
2:1 class Honours Degree in Law (BA or LLB), or in a field relevant to the programme the applicant wishes to study
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each component)
At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.
On this programme, you will graduate with a Masters, Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate in Law with no named specialism, allowing you to mix different subjects without restriction, according to your interests.
There is therefore no requirement for any minimum number of credits to be studied in any particular specialist area or as a dissertation topic. All Staff and Research units of the School of Law and Social Justice collaborate in the delivery of this programme.
LLM students on this programme must take Legal Research Training and the dissertation module (60 credits). There are no other mandatory modules on this programme. Students on the General postgraduate taught programmes may choose from any of the modules listed under any of the specialist postgraduate taught programmes (International Human Rights Law LLM and Law, Medicine and Healthcare LLM). Additional modules may be available to LLM students in various departments outside the Law School. Candidates for any of the specialist postgraduate taught programmes programmes must study a total of 120 credits from taught modules and must submit a dissertation to the value of 60 credits.
The School of Law includes amongst its alumni Judges of the Court of Appeal, the High Court and the County Courts, as well as distinguished figures in branches of the legal profession. Legal study provides a mark of excellence in any qualification profile. Apart from judicial appointment or working within the legal profession, past graduates have gone on to undertake Government service, to work within International Humanitarian Organisations, the UN, institutions of the European Union, to pursue careers in commerce, management, banking, marketing, public relations and a whole host of other challenging and rewarding career opportunities.
Any of the Law postgraduate taught programmes offered additionally provide an ideal opportunity to gain advanced specialist knowledge in preparation for further postgraduate research. All programmes of study are designed to enhance academic profiles and to ensure that graduates leave us with highly marketable skills, whatever they decide that market to be.