Cardiff Law School

Cardiff University


The programme allows students to follow any of the modules available in the year of study from the lists of the specialised LLM programmes and to complete a dissertation on any legal topic approved by the Law School. It has been designed so as to give students the greatest flexibility to pursue advanced legal study in any area that they wish.

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in law. Students whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent (with a minimum 6.0 in each component).

Course modules

Modules include: Carriage of goods by land, sea and air; clinical negligence; commercial arbitration; community care rights and the law; comparative corporate governance; competition law; conceptual foundations and historical development of canon law; consent to treatment; constitutionalism and governance; criminal justice in Europe; doctrine, liturgy and rites in canon law; electronic commercial transactions; energy law and policy; environmental and climate change law; European Union law and governance; government and ministry in canon law; human rights and global justice; human rights (health and disability); human rights (national and international legal contexts); insurance law; intellectual property (copyright and related rights); intellectual property (patents, trade marks, design and confidential information); international affairs (legal and political aspects); international banking law; international commercial maritime law; international humanitarian law; international sales law; introduction to medical law and the law of healthcare management; key legal aspects of psychiatry and reproductive medicine and the family law and psychiatry; law and psychiatry; law of the sea; marine insurance; money laundering; social care rights and the law; the interface of canon law and civil law; the child and the state (law and policy); the law of devolution in Wales; theoretical themes for empirical analysis in law; world trade law.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include essays, examinations and dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 6,100 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
LLM Full-time £ 14,200 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
LLM Part-time £ 2,976 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
LLM Part-time £ 7,100 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cathays Park Campus Cardiff CF10 3AT Wales

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiries, Cardiff Law School
Telephone number: 
029 2087 4351