University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Law

Our LLM Master of Laws offers choice from a full range of modules, providing a flexible academic programme that can be tailored to suit your interests. You will develop your powers of analysis, legal reasoning and writing skills while exploring four interesting and varied subjects. In today's competitive market, our programme offers you the chance to enhance your knowledge and develop your skills, preparing you to compete with the best to secure your chosen career. To successfully complete the LLM, you will need to choose from 120 credits and work on a dissertation during the summer on a topic of your choice. The list of subjects is extensive and allows you to tailor a bespoke LLM experience by choosing and matching subjects according to your interests and future career choices.

Entry requirements

LLM: Entry requirements: a UK bachelors degree with upper second-class honours or higher in law or in a degree with substantive legal component. See international equivalent qualifications www.southampton.ac.uk/pgp/entry Work experience also considered English language: band 2D.

Course modules

30 credits: Admiralty Law; Carriage of Goods by Sea; Commercial Conflicts of Laws and International Litigation; International Commercial Arbitration; International and Comparative Competition Law; Insurance Law; Intellectual Property Law and Theory; International Law of the Sea; International Protection of Human Rights; International Trade Law 15 credits: Advanced Secured Transactions; Corporate Governance - Shareholders' Rights; Dispute Settlement in International Law; Fundamentals of Public International Law; Principles of Secured Transactions.

Assessment methods

Assessment will vary depending on modules selected, but will include exams and coursework as well as your dissertation. Students are required to complete a total of 180 credits across their modules (credits are based on Credit Accumulation Transfer Scheme - CATS). The core LLM dissertation is awarded 60 credits, and students are free to choose remaining modules that total 120 credits.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
LLM Full-time September 2019 17,546 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
LLM Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
LLM Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
LLM Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
LLM Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
LLM Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 8,773 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 2 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site - Highfield Campus SO17 1BJ South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Taught Admissions - Faculty of Business, Law and Art
Telephone number: 
02380594393