University of South Wales

University of South Wales


This course offers you a flexible approach to postgraduate study, where you can tailor your Masters programme to suit your specific needs and career aspirations. You can explore a broad range of legal subjects, including commercial law, international trade law, competition law, employment law, and intellectual property law. This course is suitable for individuals already working in the legal sector, as well as those looking to increase their knowledge in this area. Outside of term time you will have the opportunity to volunteer in the University�s legal and financial advice clinic located at our Cardiff Campus. There you will have the chance to put the knowledge and skills you have gained on the course into practice. The clinic will allow you to engage directly with the legal profession, and work with a number of reputable law firms.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2.2 Honours degree in any discipline, or a relevant professional qualification such as the Institute of Legal Executives and others that include some element of law. For applicants who do not possess formal qualifications, relevant professional experience may be taken into account via the accreditation of prior learning (APL) or accreditation of prior experiential learning (APEL) mechanism. The course welcomes international applicants and requires an English level of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Research methods; dissertation; plus options.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a 20,000-word dissertation under the guidance of an academic supervisor.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
LLM Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
LLM Part-time £ 2,000 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Treforest Campus Pontypridd CF37 1DL Wales

Key information

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