University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

Private International Law

The programme reflects established areas of research strength in the School of Law, and offers options which meet the demand for studying contemporary conflict of laws issues in at an advanced level.

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.1 Honours degree in law, or another related discipline, or equivalent. English proficiency required.

Course modules

Students must complete 4 courses and a dissertation. At least 3 courses must be taken from the private international law course options and must included private international law (concepts and institutions). The 4th course can be taken from a different LLM Programme.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a combination of written examination at the end of the relevant semester and one or more course essays. In addition, students must complete a course in research methods and a dissertation on a topic within the specialism. The dissertation is planned and written between March and August each year. Guidance on the writing of a dissertation is given.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
LLM Full-time £ 13,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
LLM Part-time £ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months
LLM Part-time £ 13,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
King's Campus Aberdeen AB24 3FX Scotland

Key information

Graduate Programmes Coordinator, School of Law
Telephone number: 
01224 272443/272429