LLM in Law University of Sussex
You’ll learn from leading scholars with expertise in a wide range of areas, so you can keep your options open and explore a variety of approaches to law.
Sussex Law School provides an international, stimulating and engaging learning environment for you to build a rich base of knowledge. You can select core modules from any of our LLM courses. You'll extend your breadth and depth of knowledge of legal principles and the social, political, economic and cultural context in which you operate.
This course has skills training at its core, helping you to approach legal problems logically. This LLM gives you the opportunity to investigate a broad range of legal subject areas and to choose different pathways.
The University of Sussex is located at Falmer on the outskirts of Brighton and is the only UK university surrounded by a national park. Brighton is one of the top-10 city beach destinations in the world (Lonely Planet), an hour away from Central London by train and 30 minutes from London Gatwick, one of the UK’s major international airports.
Career options available after graduation are as wide as the course itself. Many of our graduates go on to qualify as law professionals, nationally and internationally.
Others find employment in government or NGOs, or in commerce. Some choose to work in-house without qualifying in any particular jurisdiction or go on to further study.
Recent Sussex Law School graduates have gone on to jobs including:
- Pupil barrister, Three Raymond Buildings
- Regulatory specialist, UBS
- Refugee researcher, Amnesty International UK.
(Sussex Law School careers database)
Full-time and part-time study
Choose to study this course full time or part-time, to fit around your work and personal life. Modules for the full-time course are listed below.
For details about the part-time course, please contact us.
Core modules are taken by all students on the course. They give you a solid grounding in your chosen subject and prepare you to explore the topics that interest you most.
- LLM Dissertation
- Advanced Legal Research and Writing
Alongside your core modules, you can choose options to broaden your horizons and tailor your course to your interests.
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Program Tuition Fee
Scholarships and Funding
Postgraduate Masters loans
You can borrow up to £11,222 to help with fees and living costs if your course starts on or after 1 August 2022. Loans are available from the Student Loans Company if you’re from the UK or if you’re an EU national studying for a Masters.
Our aim is to ensure that every student who wants to study with us is able to despite financial barriers so that we continue to attract talented and unique individuals.
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