LLM in General Legal Studies University of Bristol Law School
At a critical time in history, our LLM in General Legal Studies presents an exciting opportunity to explore a highly sought-after field of study - and graduate to meet growing demand from organisations worldwide for expert lawyers that can embrace challenges and innovation.
Our LLM Programmes, including the LLM in General Legal Studies, are well-respected by leading law firms*. This LLM is one of our most popular courses and offers an in-depth study of the impact of law, regulation, policy and practice on a variety of fields, exploring how they operate in different contexts and from a range of perspectives.
On the course, you will be challenged and inspired by world-leading academics dedicated to progressive and innovative thinking in diverse areas of law. Their expertise is reflected in an exciting range of optional units that offer an opportunity to further specialise in your degree.
The intellectually demanding, research-rich curriculum delivered by our staff makes our graduates stand out, able to demonstrate excellent legal, analytical and research skills – and empowered to pursue top-flight careers in a number of sectors. The course has particular appeal for those looking to forge ahead in the legal, business, finance, criminal and technology sectors, or as specialist in-house lawyers.
Find out how you can do more with the law at the University of Bristol Law School.
Ranked #3 in the UK for legal research excellence (REF 2021)
* Ranked #4 in the UK for most graduate trainees recruited by top law firms (Chambers Student Guide 2019)
We have a large and vibrant international community and University of Bristol LLM students benefit from small class sizes. The LLM in General Legal Studies provides an exciting range of optional units.
You will select four units from the list offered across our LLM programmes (120 credit points overall, 30 credit points each) and a compulsory dissertation (60 credit points).
Visit our programme catalogue for full details of the structure and unit content.
Scholarships and Funding
Funding for 2023/24
University of Bristol students and graduates can benefit from a 25% reduction in tuition fees for postgraduate study.
Funding for 2023/24
Information about funding and scholarships can be found on the University of Bristol Law School funding web page, including information about the Law School’s Think Big about Global Justice Scholarships, open to international postgraduate students.
Graduating from a world-leading law school* will open doors for careers in a variety of sectors. The content and approach to teaching in this programme will develop and deepen your understanding of the law and the legal sector, whilst building many transferable skills.
This LLM is suitable for law graduates and can provide a springboard into a diverse range of careers. It could also boost the prospects for those already working in related fields - or as a solid first step towards a research career.
Please visit our Careers and Employability web page for more information about the support and opportunities we provide during your studies.
* Times Higher Education World University Rankings for Law 2020
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