University of Chester

University of Chester

Contemporary Legal Studies

This programme is designed for students with a legal background who wish to pursue further study and research into legal topics of contemporary interest; students become competent and independent minded and this enhances their skill and knowledge in a wide range of professional contexts within the legal sector and elsewhere.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree, or equivalent, in law or combined law; the GDL (Graduate Diploma in Law) or level 6 CILEX may be considered as alternatives.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Developing and managing research; legal theory in the common law tradition; the international legal system and conflict of laws; dissertation; optional modules include: law, literature and film; contemporary issues in criminal law; advanced advocacy; medical law; employment and discrimination law.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: Written coursework; group or individual interviews; presentations; time-constrained assessments and examinations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,140 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,140 per Whole course (England) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,700 per Whole course (International) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,140 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,140 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 11,700 per Whole course (International) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,900 per Whole course (International) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Whole course (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Whole course (International) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Parkgate Road Campus Chester CH1 4BJ North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01244 511000