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Law LLM

Our LLM Law provides a challenging legal education. It is flexible and allows you to explore your own interests whilst developing an advanced knowledge of the principles of law.

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Start date(s):

  • September 2023

Overview

This course is one of four taught Master of Laws (LLM) we offer and is suitable for graduates of any background. It offers the flexibility to create your own bespoke curriculum to match your legal interests and career aspirations.

It will give you the knowledge, insights and analytical skills to enhance your career in practice, business or academia. If you're pursuing another career path, this LLM Law will enhance your understanding of law and its impact on society.

Dedicated one-to-one support is also given to help you research and write a dissertation on an area of law you feel passionate about.

You can also join the University's society for students with an interest in Law.

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What you'll learn

Choose from a wide range of optional modules to complement your core studies in this flexible Master of Laws. Modules include:

  • International Intellectual Property Law
  • Foundations of Public International Law
  • International Environmental Law
  • International Human Rights Law

In addition, you can also choose from a range of our other master's modules, with the permission of the Degree Programme Director.

You'll learn a variety of legal-specific research skills through our Legal Research Skills and Methods module.

Modules

You will study modules on this course. A module is a unit of a course with its own approved aims and outcomes and assessment methods.

How you'll learn

 

Quality and ranking

All professional accreditations are reviewed regularly by their professional body

Facilities

The Law School has an extensive library situated within the School. To ensure everyone’s safety all items will be available via a click and collect service at the start of the 2020/21 academic year. Students also have access to an extensive range of online sources via databases such as Westlaw and Lexis/Nexis.

We have:

  • dedicated study spaces for LLM students
  • a student common room
  • a purpose-built Mooting Room

Access to these facilities will be reduced at the start of 2020/21 but we hope to make them accessible during the year as conditions allow.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees for 2023 entry (per year)

What you're paying for

Tuition fees include the costs of:

  • matriculation
  • registration
  • tuition (or supervision)
  • library access
  • examination
  • re-examination
  • graduation

Some of our degrees involve additional costs which are not covered by your tuition fees.

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  • additional costs
  • living costs
  • tuition fees, including how to pay them and available discounts

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Entry requirements

The entrance requirements below apply to 2023 entry.

Qualifications from outside the UK

English Language requirements

How to apply


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You'll have a number of opportunities to meet us throughout the year including:

  • campus tours
  • on-campus open days
  • virtual open days
  • webinars

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Get in touch

Questions about this course?

If you have specific questions about this course you can contact:

Gemma Hayton
Admissions Secretary
Newcastle Law School
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8736
Email: newcastle.law-school@ncl.ac.uk

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