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Law LLM

Our Law LLM 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 2024
PG virtual open day. Wednesday 15 May, 13:00-18:00 (BST). Book your spot

Overview

The Law LLM is one of our taught Master of Laws (LLM) courses. It is suitable for graduates of any background. It offers the flexibility to create your bespoke curriculum to match your legal interests and career aspirations.

The Law LLM 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 Master's 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:

  • 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. You will 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

Your future

What can you do with a Law LLM?

Our strong links with industries, law firms, sectoral regulators and governments allow us to help our graduates in establishing direct connections with the relevant stakeholders, which can then be transposed into the relevant career paths.

Our Careers Service

Our award-winning Careers Service is one of the largest and best in the country, and we have strong links with employers. We provide an extensive range of opportunities to all students through our ncl+ initiative.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees for 2024 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

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Entry requirements

The entrance requirements below apply to 2024 entry.

Qualifications from outside the UK

English Language requirements

Admissions policy

This policy applies to all undergraduate and postgraduate admissions at Newcastle University. It is intended to provide information about our admissions policies and procedures to applicants and potential applicants, to their advisors and family members, and to staff of the University.

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Credit transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) can allow you to convert existing relevant university-level knowledge, skills and experience into credits towards a qualification. Find out more about the RPL policy which may apply to this course

INTO International Pre-Master's - Pathway course

Our Business and Humanities Pre-Master's will prepare you for Master's study at Newcastle. If you're successful then you're guaranteed a place on this Master's course. 

How to apply


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Open days and events

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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Overseas events

We regularly travel overseas to meet with students interested in studying at Newcastle University.

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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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