LLM in Law and Globalisation University of Bristol Law School
At a critical time in history, our LLM in Law and Globalisation provides you with an opportunity to engage in an exciting area of law that is complex and constantly evolving – and graduate to meet the growing demand for expert lawyers that can embrace the challenges and opportunities of an increasingly interdependent and turbulent world.
Our LLM programmes, including the LLM in Law and Globalisation, are well-respected by leading law firms*, international businesses, financial and non-governmental organisations. This programme offers an in-depth, intensive study of international legal frameworks, trade, employment and human rights, from practical, theoretical, economic and socio-political perspectives.
Choosing the LLM in Law and Globalisation will see you challenged and inspired by world-leading academics dedicated to progressive and innovative thinking on a wide range of related issues – with those teaching the course all part of the Law School’s Centre for Law at Work.
The intellectually demanding, the research-rich curriculum they deliver makes our graduates stand out, able to demonstrate excellent legal, analytical and research skills and empowered to pursue rewarding careers in a variety of sectors.
This course has particular appeal to those looking to forge ahead in law, finance or governance. Many students go on to work for leading law firms specialising in human rights or business law, for international NGOs and for global governance organisations.
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. Our exciting range of optional units reflects the expertise of our globally renowned academics and an opportunity to further specialise your degree.
You will take four units (120 credit points overall, 30 credit points each) and a compulsory dissertation (60 credit points). You have the option of taking three specialists Law and Globalisation units and one unit from any of our other LLM programmes.
Visit our programme catalogue for full details of the structure and unit content for our LLM in Law and Globalisation.
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 in a variety of sectors. The content and approach to teaching in this programme will develop and deepen your understanding of law and globalisation, 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 a substantial 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.
*A top 50 Law School (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021)
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