Edinburgh Law School

University of Edinburgh


This course is suitable for students seeking a wide range of choice among a number of advanced courses, without narrowly focusing their studies in one area of law; by the end of this programme, students should have acquired a more sophisticated understanding of their chosen subjects, including the diverse functions of law in contemporary society, differing approaches to the subject and a greater familiarity with research materials and methods.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or its equivalent; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 7.0 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 100 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE(A) 67 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade B or CAE grade A.

Course modules

International law; commercial and corporate law; criminal law; international economic law; international banking and finance; medical ethics; criminology; intellectual property; information technology law; European law; private law; comparative law; human rights; public law.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 9,650 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
LLM Full-time £ 16,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
LLM Part-time £ 4,825 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
LLM Part-time £ 8,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

Key information

Telephone number: 
0131 650 6325