City, University of London

City, University of London

Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution

The course looks at how to manage litigation in a strategic and effective way, and provides a practice focused understanding of the growing importance of alternative ways of dealing with a civil dispute, such as mediation or arbitration.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a degree in law of at least an Upper 2nd Class Honours; an appropriate professional qualification (Bar Professional Training Course or Legal Practice Course) and relevant experience is an advantage; applicants whose native language is not English require an IELTS score of 7 with a minimum of 6 in each area or equivalent.

Course modules

Arbitration; civil dispute resolution options; strategy risk and costs; litigation (process and tactics in preparing for trial); mediation and negotiation.

Assessment methods

Each module is assess by one 6,000 word paper or a practical skills performance. You are also required to complete a dissertation of 15,000 to 20,000 words.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 10,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
LLM Full-time £ 15,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
LLM Part-time £ 5,000 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
LLM Part-time £ 5,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Northampton Square Islington EC1V 0HB South East

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