21 LLMs in Dispute Resolution Studies

A Master of Laws is a postgraduate degree often pursued by scholars who already have a Juris Doctor or Bachelor of Laws degree. An LLM focuses on a specific area within a law field. Most LLM programs take a year to complete. What is an LLM in Dispute Resolution Studies? It is a degree program that looks at the techniques and theories needed to solve common disputes. Students may learn about both a… Read more

A Master of Laws is a postgraduate degree often pursued by scholars who already have a Juris Doctor or Bachelor of Laws degree. An LLM focuses on a specific area within a law field. Most LLM programs take a year to complete.

What is an LLM in Dispute Resolution Studies? It is a degree program that looks at the techniques and theories needed to solve common disputes. Students may learn about both adjudicative and consensual processes, or they may be able to select a focus within their degree. There’s no set course structure for this type of LLM, but universities may offer courses similar to alternative dispute resolution, international commercial arbitration, mediation theory and practice, psychology of conflict communication, and dispute resolution and religion. Before graduating, scholars may have to complete a dissertation.

Like other law degrees, an LLM in Dispute Resolution Studies can arm graduates with the skills and experiences they need to be successful lawyers. This particular field of study improves a student’s understanding of the neutral’s responsibility in mediation, which can make him or her a better advocate. Participants may also improve their communication and negotiation skills.

The cost of an LLM can vary from school to school. Factors that often affect tuition include the university, the school’s location and the program duration. Applicants can learn more by contacting schools directly.

Most students who complete an LLM in Dispute Resolution Studies program already have some professional experience as lawyers. This degree then gives them an opportunity to take on a leadership role within their firm. Some students use this education to become mediation consultants, dispute resolution policymakers, administrative law judges, hearing officers, senior mediators, arbitrator trainers and dispute resolution consultants.

No matter where a student lives, he or she may be able to enroll in this type of program. Universities around the world offer LLM programs both online and on campus. Learning more is easy. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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U Law Hong Kong
Hong Kong

This master's degree is designed for modern lawyers and managers and explores the legal and commercial aspects of conflict resolution (Reg. No. 252958). The programme is desig ... +

This master's degree is designed for modern lawyers and managers and explores the legal and commercial aspects of conflict resolution (Reg. No. 252958). The programme is designed in partnership with major law firms and industry leaders. -
LLM
Part-time
18 months
January 2020
Online
 
The University of Law Postgraduate Programmes
London, United Kingdom +3 More

Our LLMs from our new Master's in Law suite of programmes are designed for law graduates who want to explore the practical application of a particular, specialist area of the ... +

Our LLMs from our new Master's in Law suite of programmes are designed for law graduates who want to explore the practical application of a particular, specialist area of the law. Study face to face or online. -
LLM
Full-time
12 months
English
January 2020
Campus
Online
 
Europa-Institut
Saarbrücken, Germany

The Europa-Institut of the Saarland University offers a one-year master's program in European and international law. One of the specializations offered is the specialization i ... +

The Europa-Institut of the Saarland University offers a one-year master's program in European and international law. One of the specializations offered is the specialization in International Dispute Resolution. -
LLM
Full-time
English, German
October 2020
Campus
 
American University Washington College of Law
Washington, USA

The Master of Laws in Advocacy (Advocacy LL.M. Program) at American University Washington College of Law, administered by the law school's Stephen S. Weinstein Trial Advocacy ... +

The Master of Laws in Advocacy (Advocacy LL.M. Program) at American University Washington College of Law, administered by the law school's Stephen S. Weinstein Trial Advocacy Program, combines a rigorous academic component and a breadth of practical litigation training. The Program offers an array of courses, externships, and opportunities to pursue legal scholarship and gain teaching experience. Important focuses of the Advocacy LL.M. Program are the use of modern technology in litigation and the training of ethical trial lawyers. The Program's innovative curriculum will aid graduates in preparation for all aspects of litigation. -
LLM
Full-time
Part-time
2 semesters
English
September 2020
Campus
 
Pepperdine University School of Law
Malibu, USA

The LLM in International Commercial Arbitration is designed to combine a robust academic foundation, a capstone practice experience in which every student will gain experience ... +

The LLM in International Commercial Arbitration is designed to combine a robust academic foundation, a capstone practice experience in which every student will gain experience in a mock international arbitration setting, methodical examination and practice of the negotiation and mediation processes, and enough electives for students to be able to take electives to sit for the New York or California bar exam. -
LLM
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Queen Mary Online
London, United Kingdom

Queen Mary University of London’s online programmes in International Dispute Resolution aim to inspire a new generation of lawyers to rethink traditional approaches to conflic ... +

Queen Mary University of London’s online programmes in International Dispute Resolution aim to inspire a new generation of lawyers to rethink traditional approaches to conflict and its resolution, and to equip them with the tools required to succeed in the field. They combine solid theoretical grounding, broad interdisciplinary training and opportunities for individual study and skills development. Further, our dynamic programmes are designed to offer you all the excellent learning opportunities you would get on campus, without the restrictions of fixed times and locations. -
LLM
Part-time
2 years
English
Online
 
University of Missouri School of Law
Columbia, USA

The LL.M. degree program consists of 24 credits hours of study and can normally be completed in a year, although a part-time option is available for domestic students in the L ... +

The LL.M. degree program consists of 24 credits hours of study and can normally be completed in a year, although a part-time option is available for domestic students in the LL.M. in Dispute Resolution program. -
LLM
Full-time
Part-time
English
September 2020
Campus
Online
 
Loyola Law School
Los Angeles, USA

An LLM in Civil Litigation & Advocacy is an ideal choice for students interested in becoming international trial attorneys. Through this specialization, you will benefit f ... +

An LLM in Civil Litigation & Advocacy is an ideal choice for students interested in becoming international trial attorneys. Through this specialization, you will benefit from Loyola’s highly ranked trial advocacy program. You will learn in the Girardi building, with its several classrooms designed to replicate typical U.S. courtrooms and court facilities. You will take classes with professors with storied careers and experiences in the courtroom. Loyola is renowned for transforming students into stellar trial attorneys, and you will be no exception. The LLM degree requires 24 total units of credit. The Civil Litigation and Advocacy Specialization will be recognized with the satisfactory completion of 17 units of prescribed coursework. This includes 17 units of required courses. -
LLM
Full-time
English
August 2020
01 Mar 2020
Campus
 
Erasmus School of Law - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Rotterdam, Netherlands

International Arbitration and Business Law LL.M. provides its graduates with a unique set of international arbitration skills together with a solid expertise in international ... +

International Arbitration and Business Law LL.M. provides its graduates with a unique set of international arbitration skills together with a solid expertise in international business law. The programme is tailored to cover both procedural and substantive law aspects of the international dispute resolution. -
LLM
Full-time
12 months
English
August 2020
Campus
 
George Washington University, Law School
Washington, USA

A successful lawyer—whether a litigator or not—must master skills associated with the trial, negotiation, settlement, mediation, and alternative dispute resolution—including i ... +

A successful lawyer—whether a litigator or not—must master skills associated with the trial, negotiation, settlement, mediation, and alternative dispute resolution—including international dispute resolution. The George Washington Law School’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Program challenges students to develop and enhance the lawyering skills required for effective representation in today’s complex practice of law while giving them opportunities to put those skills into action. -
LLM
Full-time
Part-time
English
January 2020
Campus
 
Informa Connect
London, United Kingdom

Academic study with a strong practical dimension including input from industry professionals and academics. Gain a unique perspective on this fast-moving area of law which wil ... +

Academic study with a strong practical dimension including input from industry professionals and academics. Gain a unique perspective on this fast-moving area of law which will enable you to gain expertise in a range of studies focusing on dispute resolution. -
LLM
Part-time
15 months
English
11 Sep 2020
01 Sep 2020
Online
 
Leiden University
Leiden, Netherlands +9 More

Leiden University's Master of Laws in Advanced Studies in International Dispute Settlement and Arbitration (L.L.M.) is a high-level postgraduate program on the theory and prac ... +

Leiden University's Master of Laws in Advanced Studies in International Dispute Settlement and Arbitration (L.L.M.) is a high-level postgraduate program on the theory and practice of international dispute settlement and arbitration in international law. -
LLM
Full-time
Part-time
English
September 2020
01 Apr 2020
Campus
 
University of Westminster
London, United Kingdom

The course is intended for anyone wishing to demonstrate a commitment to contentious law in public and private international and commercial legal contexts. The taught part of ... +

The course is intended for anyone wishing to demonstrate a commitment to contentious law in public and private international and commercial legal contexts. The taught part of the programme includes modules which reflect the three main forms of the dispute resolution process, namely adjudication (litigation and arbitration), alternative dispute resolution (ADR – principally mediation), and negotiation. -
LLM
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom

The SOAS LLM in Human Rights, Conflict and Justice provides a specialisation in a constantly evolving area of law that covers a range of issues at the heart of major contempor ... +

The SOAS LLM in Human Rights, Conflict and Justice provides a specialisation in a constantly evolving area of law that covers a range of issues at the heart of major contemporary developments and debates. This programme offers a wide range of distinctive modules that combine a focus on core subjects in the field alongside a critical inquiry into the theory and practice of human rights law and related fields, particularly as they relate to the global South. -
LLM
Full-time
Part-time
English
28 Sep 2020
30 Jun 2020
Campus
 
International Hellenic University (IHU)
Thessaloniki, Greece

The LLM in Transnational and European Commercial Law & Alternative Dispute Resolution aims to provide a thorough analysis of commercial law and alternative dispute resolut ... +

The LLM in Transnational and European Commercial Law & Alternative Dispute Resolution aims to provide a thorough analysis of commercial law and alternative dispute resolution within a transnational, EU and international context. -
LLM
Full-time
Part-time
14 months
English
Campus