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78 Master of Laws Programs in Legal Studies

Enrolling in an LLM program after completing a bachelor’s degree usually give students a deep, comprehensive understanding of their chosen area in the law field. The program prepares students for future careers by giving them the expert knowledge they need to stand out in the professional field. What is an LLM in Law Studies? This type of program usually gives students a deeper understanding… Read more

Enrolling in an LLM program after completing a bachelor’s degree usually give students a deep, comprehensive understanding of their chosen area in the law field. The program prepares students for future careers by giving them the expert knowledge they need to stand out in the professional field.

What is an LLM in Law Studies? This type of program usually gives students a deeper understanding of how law functions both nationally and internationally, from conception to implementation. Courses typically cover broad subjects such as how law is formed, how it is put in place, and how it affects policies. Students may also study the history of law and learn how to research effectively to give them a more complete knowledge of the subject.

Enrolling in an LLM in Law Studies program usually gives students the opportunity to cultivate strong research and analytical skills. Both of these competencies may make students better legal advisors and could even lead to job promotions and salary increases in the future. Communication skills may also be developed and can be useful in a student’s personal life as well as career.

To find out how much it costs to complete an LLM program, contact schools of interest directly. Since every university around the world has its own set of programs and tuition fees, the price of the degree can vary drastically.

Students who hold an LLM in Law Studies typically qualify for a wide range of careers. Some use the knowledge they earn to go on to law school, eventually becoming lawyers. Others prefer jobs as paralegals and legal assistants. Many choose to work as professors to impart their knowledge to others, or graduates can choose to pursue careers as legal researches. Jobs as legal advisors and consultants may also be available.

While many universities offer classes on campus, the popularity of online classes has caused more schools to begin offering courses remotely. Not only do online classes give students more flexibility, but they also provide those who live in remote places access to education. 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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Victoria University of Wellington
Wellington , New Zealand

Take your passion for law to the next level with advanced study and research. Be at the center of the debate, analysis, and dialogue about law and legal policy issues in New Z ... +

Take your passion for law to the next level with advanced study and research. Be at the center of the debate, analysis, and dialogue about law and legal policy issues in New Zealand. -
LLM
Full-time
Part-time
English
22 Feb 2021
01 Dec 2020
Campus
 
University of Bristol Law School
River Avon , United Kingdom

Our LLM programmes give you the opportunity to specialise in a particular area but you can also opt for a broader and more general set of unit choices. In all cases, you are e ... +

Our LLM programmes give you the opportunity to specialise in a particular area but you can also opt for a broader and more general set of unit choices. In all cases, you are encouraged to explore your chosen areas of law at a deeper level. You will have the chance to see how these legal fields operate in different contexts, considering the relevant issues theoretically and practically and from a range of perspectives. -
LLM
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
University of London
London , United Kingdom

Our world-class, flexible Postgraduate Laws programmes are designed to meet a diverse range of needs. With 32 specialisations and 65 courses, you can either build a broad rang ... +

Our world-class, flexible Postgraduate Laws programmes are designed to meet a diverse range of needs. With 32 specialisations and 65 courses, you can either build a broad range of skills or specialise in a specific field. -
LLM
Full-time
Part-time
English
Oct 2020
Online
 

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SMU Dedman School of Law
Dallas , USA

The general LL.M. program offers law graduates an opportunity to broaden their backgrounds in certain specialized areas of law by enrolling in advanced courses and seminars an ... +

The general LL.M. program offers law graduates an opportunity to broaden their backgrounds in certain specialized areas of law by enrolling in advanced courses and seminars and by engaging in specialized research. Most students seeking this degree concentrate in areas such as corporate and commercial law, international law, intellectual property law, legal practice and procedure, natural resources law, or property law. -
LLM
Full-time
Part-time
36 - 60 months
English
Campus
 
The University of Law Postgraduate Programmes
UK Online , United Kingdom

The full-time LPC Online course* supports those who have a law degree or GDL and wish to train as a solicitor via our supported online learning option. According to our latest ... +

The full-time LPC Online course* supports those who have a law degree or GDL and wish to train as a solicitor via our supported online learning option. According to our latest available data, 97% of our full-time 2016/17 and accelerated 2017/17 LPC students graduating in summer 2017 secured employment, a training contract, or further study within nine months of successfully completing their course. -
LLM
Full-time
41 - 45 weeks
English
Online
 
University of Law Online Postgraduate
London , United Kingdom

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

Our LLMs from our new Master's in Law suite of programmes are designed for law and non-law graduates who want to explore the practical application of a particular, specialist area of the law. -
LLM
Part-time
24 months
English
Online
 
Loyola Law School
Los Angeles , USA

The Bar Track LLM is designed for students interested in completing an LLM degree as a way to become eligible to sit for the Bar exam in California and/or New York. Loyola has ... +

The Bar Track LLM is designed for students interested in completing an LLM degree as a way to become eligible to sit for the Bar exam in California and/or New York. Loyola has one of the highest bar passage rates in California and its faculty has extensive experience in training students for the bar exam. Our Bar Track LLM takes advantage of this experience and offers to our students a unique course of study, created by keeping in mind the specific challenges that foreign law graduates face when preparing for the bar exam. -
LLM
Full-time
English
Campus
 
University of Michigan Law School
Ann Arbor , USA

The Michigan Law LLM provides a flexible program of study, allowing students to specialize as they like, explore new areas of interest, or qualify to take the New York bar exa ... +

The Michigan Law LLM provides a flexible program of study, allowing students to specialize as they like, explore new areas of interest, or qualify to take the New York bar exam. The program's academic rigor rewards students who are up for the challenge of learning and being assessed alongside JD students, while its intellectual engagement rewards students who relish exploration and risk-taking. -
LLM
Full-time
8 months
English
Aug 2021
15 Jan 2021
Campus
 
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Saint Paul , USA

Mitchell Hamline’s LL.M. introduces foreign law graduates to the legal system of the United States. The program brings together a global community of lawyers who receive the s ... +

Mitchell Hamline’s LL.M. introduces foreign law graduates to the legal system of the United States. The program brings together a global community of lawyers who receive the specialized training and education they need to practice law and compete on an international level. LL.M. students attend classes with Mitchell Hamline J.D. students, choosing courses and seminars that reflect their individual practice interests. -
LLM
Full-time
2 semesters
English
Aug 2021
15 Jul 2021
Campus
 
Penn State Dickinson Law
Carlisle , USA

The LL.M. Program at Penn State’s Dickinson Law gives students and lawyers trained outside of the U.S. a high-level understanding of the American legal system. The program’s f ... +

The LL.M. Program at Penn State’s Dickinson Law gives students and lawyers trained outside of the U.S. a high-level understanding of the American legal system. The program’s foundational courses introduce you to our unique analytic methodologies. Students then may choose courses from our “Lawyer As …” curriculum divided by specialized fields of study, and create personalized tracks based on areas of interest. -
LLM
Full-time
English
Campus
 
University of Mississippi School of Law
Oxford , USA

The University of Mississippi School of Law is a world leader in air and space law education, research, and public service. The LL.M. in Air and Space Law is a graduate degree ... +

The University of Mississippi School of Law is a world leader in air and space law education, research, and public service. The LL.M. in Air and Space Law is a graduate degree designed for both U.S. and foreign-trained law school graduates interested in a rigorous legal curriculum in the U.S., international and comparative air and space law. It is the first and only LL.M. program in the U.S. offering a combined air and space law postgraduate law degree at an ABA-accredited law school. It is intended for students and practitioners who seek substantive expertise in the field and who seek to draft a publishable work of scholarly literature on air and/or space law. -
LLM
Full-time
Part-time
English
19 Jan 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Bloomington , USA

The LL.M. program is designed for international students with a first degree in law. The program requires at least two semesters of full-time study in residence. In addition t ... +

The LL.M. program is designed for international students with a first degree in law. The program requires at least two semesters of full-time study in residence. In addition to the traditional LLM, degree options include an LLM with Thesis, for students interested in academic legal writing, and a number of LLM Specializations, for students interested in a specific area of law. -
LLM
Full-time
2 semesters
English
Campus
 
Golden Gate University School of Law
San Francisco , USA

The LLM in US Legal Studies program provides core training in United States law and comprehensive preparation for foreign attorneys and law graduates to take the state bar exa ... +

The LLM in US Legal Studies program provides core training in United States law and comprehensive preparation for foreign attorneys and law graduates to take the state bar examination. The program also allows students to concentrate on a particular area of U.S. law. It teaches foreign-educated lawyers about the basic foundations of American law and prepares them to understand, analyze, and write about issues in American law. -
LLM
Full-time
Part-time
2 semesters
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
University of Antwerp
Antwerp , Belgium

The programme prepares participants for practicing law in an international environment, either at home or abroad. The skills courses offered allow you to choose the profession ... +

The programme prepares participants for practicing law in an international environment, either at home or abroad. The skills courses offered allow you to choose the professional direction you prefer: to work in international organizations, in the private sector or at an NGO, to take on a legal profession, or to work as a lawyer in an interdisciplinary context. -
LLM
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
University of Birmingham - College of Arts and Law
Birmingham , United Kingdom

Birmingham Law School's General LLM gives you the opportunity to decide which areas of law have the most relevance to your future career and to choose modules that most intere ... +

Birmingham Law School's General LLM gives you the opportunity to decide which areas of law have the most relevance to your future career and to choose modules that most interest you. This is the ideal pathway if you wish to gain Masters-level knowledge and skills without restricting yourself to just one particular branch of law. -
LLM
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 

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