Edinburgh Law School

University of Edinburgh


This general LLM programme is the ideal choice for students wishing to expose themselves to diverse areas of advanced legal scholarship. We offer a very wide range of specialist courses, many taught by internationally recognised experts in their fields, and legal and industry professionals. You will select courses from across the School's key research and teaching fields, including: - commercial law - criminal law and evidence - criminology - EU law, - intellectual property - media and technology law - international law - legal history and legal theory - medical law - private law and - public law. This structure ensures you can pursue a truly diverse and challenging curriculum through which you will be able to develop a broad expertise in cutting-edge legal scholarship.

Course modules

The programme structure and courses for 2018/19 are currently being finalised. For detailed information about courses being offered on this programme please visit our website. To give you an idea of what the programme structure and courses might consist of, the below information details the structure and courses for this programme in 2017/18. For 2017/18 the programme consists of 180 credits, comprising taught courses worth 120 credits (60 credits per semester) and a 10,000 word dissertation worth 60 credits. To ensure a programme of general interest there are no mandatory courses, however, you may only select a certain number of credits (60 per semester) from particular fields.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2018 - 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Central area campus EH8 9JZ Scotland

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Key information

Edinburgh Law School Postgraduate Office
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