University of Sheffield School of Law

University of Sheffield


The Sheffield LLM- There are different pathways available, all under the one course code, which easily affords applicants to opt for their preferred specialism upon arrival. There are weekly seminars in each subject area. You're assessed on essays and a dissertation. Whether or not a module runs in a particular year depends on staff availability and the number of students who choose the module. LLM Law- The Sheffield LLM gives you the most options. You can choose modules from across our whole range of LLM courses. The course is ideal if you're looking for a strong foundation that covers a range of different areas of study.

Entry requirements

We normally require a minimum 2.1 honours degree, or international equivalent, usually in law or a subject with a sufficient legal component. Other qualifications will be considered as will applications from candidates with work experience in a relevant field. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component or equivalent.

Course modules

Options include: theoretical foundations of international organisations; principles of company law and corporate governance; fundamentals of intellectual property law; principles of international law; principles of commercial law; EU constitutional law in international context; European copyright law; international criminal law; finance and banking.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include coursework and dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time - 12 months
LLM Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Administrator
Telephone number: 
0114 222 6791