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Law Masters Degrees

Join an international community of graduate students from across the world. Newcastle has a long tradition of excellence in law teaching and research.

Excellent track record for employment prospects

We are the longest established Law School in North East England. Our graduates have an excellent track record of employment within law and academia.

Our LLM degrees allow you to:

  • specialise in a new area of law
  • enhance your employability
  • take your career in a new direction

University of Law at Newcastle

You can study the University of Law’s Legal Practice Course, Solicitor Qualifying Exam Courses and Conversion Courses at our Newcastle campus.

Find out more about the University of Law at Newcastle programmes.


Research-led teaching

Our research-led teaching means you'll study in a stimulating learning environment. You'll focus on contemporary legal issues, taught by experts in their fields.

Enhance your employability with our degrees

Our LLM courses help you gain valuable transferable skills for your future career.

Our graduates have an excellent record of finding employment in:

  • international organisations
  • non-governmental organisations
  • international corporations and businesses
  • university teaching and research
Newcastle Crown Court.

Structure of courses

You can study our degrees full time for one year, or part time over two years.

Each LLM course consists of 180 credits, made up of compulsory and optional modules.

These include a dissertation on a chosen subject.

Modules are assessed by exam and/or coursework.

All our programmes are suitable for non-law and law graduates alike.


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