Masters in Law (LLM)

University of Leicester Law School

Program Description

Masters in Law (LLM)

University of Leicester Law School

We offer 5 different LLM streams, each with its own specialization and the flexibility for you to design your LLM around the subject areas that interest you.

LLM in Law (General)


The LLM General Stream is designed for those who want to gain specialist experience analyzing complex legal issues over an extensive range of topics. With the freedom to choose from the diverse variety of specialisms on offer, you can tailor your degree to focus on the areas that interest you and meet your career aspirations. With our unique course structure, you can choose to study modules across the fields of international law, international commercial law, public international law and international human rights law.

Current modules

  • Civil Dispute Resolution Methods
  • Freedom of Expression
  • Human Rights and Human Wrongs: Core Principles
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • International Investment Law
  • Legal Responses to Global Injustice
  • The State, the Law, and Religious Freedoms

This is just a short list of over 40 modules on offer. A full list of all modules currently available can be found at www.le.ac.uk

LLM in Law (International Commercial Law)


The world of international commercial law is rapidly evolving and as the modern economy continues to globalize, the importance of understanding the legal challenges this presents is paramount. Our LLM will give you the knowledge and skills to prepare you for a successful career in this highly competitive field. You will engage in complex practical and theoretical legal debates that will allow you to gain a broad and advanced understanding of the international commercial law.

Current modules

  • Civil Dispute Resolution Methods
  • Comparative Corporate Law
  • Contracts for Carriage of Goods
  • International Banking Law
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • International Sales Transactions
  • Regulation of Financial markets

This is just a short list of over 40 modules on offer. A full list of all modules currently available can be found at www.le.ac.uk

LLM in Law (International Human Rights)


This LLM stream will allow you to engage in a diverse range of issues at the forefront of human rights law at both a national and global level. You will gain an extensive understanding of the legal principles relating to human rights and the policy considerations that underpin them, developing expertise in critically analyzing complex issues related to these.

Current modules

  • Brexit: the Future of the UK in Europe
  • Freedom of Expression
  • Human Rights and Wrongs: Core Principles
  • Legal Responses to Global Injustice
  • The European Convention on Human Rights
  • The Politics of Human Rights
  • The State, the Law, and Religious Freedoms

This is just a short list of over 40 modules on offer. A full list of all modules currently available can be found at www.le.ac.uk

LLM in Law (Public International Law)


This stream of the LLM will allow you to gain experience analyzing complex cases in the increasingly prominent field of public international law. Issues of international law and justice are at the forefront of public debates and feature more prominently in domestic courts than ever before. This field is relevant today not only for those interested in a career in international governmental and non-governmental organizations but for those working in most areas of legal practice.

Current modules

  • Freedom of Expression
  • General Principles of International Law
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • International Migration Law
  • Law of Armed Conflict
  • The European Convention on Human Rights

This is just a short list of over 40 modules on offer. A full list of all modules currently available can be found at www.le.ac.uk

LLM in Law (International Law)


International law is a highly diverse field and this course is designed for you to develop a broader understanding without limiting you to a specific area. Our teaching team has significant expertise in international law and you will engage in the latest trends in academics that are at the forefront of these debates. You will have a high level of flexibility to choose modules across a variety of topics in the fields of public law, commercial law, and human rights law.

Current modules

  • Freedom of Expression
  • Human Rights and Wrongs: Core Principles
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • Law and Organisation of the World Trading System
  • The State, the Law, and Religious Freedoms
  • Transitional Justice and International Criminal Law
  • Regulation of Financial Markets

This is just a short list of over 40 modules on offer. A full list of all modules currently available can be found at www.le.ac.uk

Enquiry recipient email address

pglaw@leicester.ac.uk

This school offers programs in:
  • English
University of Leicester Law School

Last updated February 22, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Aug. 2019
Duration
Duration
1 year
Full time
Price
Price
7,835 GBP
UK and EU Students: £7,835; International Students: £15,405
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Locations
United Kingdom - Leicester, England
Start date : Aug. 2019
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Aug. 2019
United Kingdom - Leicester, England
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