University of Birmingham
This programme gives students the opportunity to decide which areas have the most relevance to their future career and choose the modules that most interest them; this is ideal for those wishing to gain Master's level knowledge and skills without limiting being limited to a particular branch of law.
A good Honours degree in law, or a degree in another discipline augmented with a pass in the Common Professional Examination, or a corresponding level of achievement in the case of applicants from other jurisdictions; English language requirements may apply for international students.
Students choose 6 taught modules. Law modules available are: Aspects of intellectual property law; British legal responses to terrorism; business taxation; commercial conflict of laws; company law; comparative international commercial arbitration; crime and gender; criminal evidence and proof; criminal justice: law enforcement; criminal law and medicine; English law of international sale of goods; EU competition law; EU constitutional law; European criminal law; European health law; European human rights law; EU security and defence law; financing of international trade; global crime problems; globalisation and labour rights; homicide; human rights and criminal justice; human rights and health care law; international and comparative oil and gas law (upstream); international and European legal responses to terrorism; international criminal law; international humanitarian law; international human rights law; international investment law and policy; international trade law and policy, advanced issues; international trade law and policy, foundations; law and finance in emerging markets; law and reproduction; law of agency; law of domestic sale of goods; law of international organisations; law of the internal market; marine insurance; maritime law; mentally disordered offenders; oil and gas law: contracting, decommissioning and trade; public international law; public procurement law; restorative justice; sentencing: prison studies; socio-legal method; socio-legal theory; theory of criminal law; transnational criminal law; victimisation and victim policy; the Vienna sales convention; youth justice. Students can also choose 1 of their 6 modules from those offered by the Political Science and International Studies department.
Students complete 6 taught modules and a 15,000 word dissertation.
School of Law has some bursaries to assist students with part of the cost of the course fees.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|LLM||Full-time||£ 6,840 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|LLM||Full-time||£ 15,540 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|LLM||Part-time||£ 3,285 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Edgbaston Campus||Birmingham||B15 2TU||West Midlands|
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