School of Law

Postgraduate Taught Courses

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The School of Law offers a variety of specialist masters degrees, which are supported by a diverse range of modules.

Our programmes offer a range of subjects to study, with a curriculum that constantly evolves in response to major legal and world developments.

We value excellence in teaching, allied to a strong research base, and encourage a culture of interactive learning. This allows our postgraduate students to be directly assisted in their learning and have effective interaction with their teachers.


Postgraduate taught courses

Master of Laws LLM

Our Master of Laws LLM allows you to tailor your LLM to your interests and gain a broad-based legal education or focus on a specific area.

Criminal Justice LLM

This course examines theoretical, comparative, and international aspects of the criminal process using a contemporary approach.

Human Rights Law LLM

On this course you will engage with the latest ideas and developments in international human rights law, taught by experts.


International Commercial Law LLM

This LLM course examines how an increasingly globalised economy requires commercial law to meet a variety of global challenges.

International Criminal Justice and Armed Conflict LLM

Explore current issues and modern challenges to the law and politics surrounding war and justice.

International Law LLM

Our International Law LLM gives you a broad-based advanced qualification, exploring both public and private international law.


International Law and Development LLM

This course focuses on the difficulties developing states face for economic growth, but also human rights and fighting poverty.

Public International Law LLM

Our Public International Law LLM will give you a solid grounding in the techniques of arguing and interpreting international law.

Public Procurement Law and Policy LLM/PGDip/PGCert

This programme offers a comprehensive grounding in the legal aspects of the subject.

Social Science Research (Socio-Legal Studies) MA

This course provides training in social science research, giving you the skills for a successful research career.

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Academic and English language support

We offer pre-sessional English language courses to improve your language level to meet the entry requirements for your degree. There is continued support while you study with us, with courses, consultations and drop-ins available.

English language support


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I chose the School of Law because it is one of the best in the UK. It also offers a broad range of international law modules and is a place of world-class research with many respected experts in my field of choice. The school is very diverse with a friendly atmosphere.
Benjamin Rue, LLM International Criminal Justice and Armed Conflict


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