University of London LLM Programme

 

What qualifications do you need?

For the LLM entry point, you normally need one of the following:

  1. A Bachelor of Laws (LLB) with second-class honours from the University of London.
  2. A second-class bachelor’s degree (or equivalent), where at least half the units are in law-related subjects.
  3. A pass in the Bar Vocational Course (BVC) of England and Wales, or the Qualifying Exam of the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority of England (or corresponding exams in Scotland or Northern Ireland), plus a second-class bachelor’s degree (or equivalent).
  4. The Common Professional Examination or a Graduate Diploma in Law, plus a second-class bachelor’s degree (or equivalent).
  5. You are qualified as a solicitor or barrister in England or Wales, or the equivalent elsewhere.

For the PGDip entry point, you normally need one of the following:

  1. A second-class bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) from the University of London or an acceptable institution.
  2. A master’s degree.

For entry to the PGCert, you normally need one of the following:

  1. A bachelor’s degree from the University of London or an acceptable institution.
  2. At least five years’ relevant work experience, such as accounting, banking, finance or insurance.

 

 

We accept a range of qualifications from around the world: see a full list for details.

Your entry point is just your starting point in the Postgraduate Laws programmes. Irrespective of your entry point, you can be awarded the PGCert, the PGDip, the LLM, or all three, provided that you complete your study within five years.

English language requirements

  1. You need a high standard of English to study this programme. You meet our language requirements if you have achieved one of the following within the past three years:
  2. (IELTS) International English Language Testing System – overall score of at least 6.5 and at least 6 in the written test.
  3. (TOEFL) Test of English as a Foreign Language – overall score of 92 or above with at least 22 in the Reading and Writing sub-tests and at least 20 in the Speaking and Listening sub-tests.
  4. Pearson Test of English (Academic) – overall score of 59 or above with at least 59 in both Reading and Writing elements and at least 54 in Speaking and Listening elements.
  5. Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English.
  6. Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (grade C or above).
  7. Duolingo: must achieve an overall score of at least 120.

Computer requirements

Provision on the Postgraduate Laws programmes is fully electronic. Our students are expected to have excellent internet access. However, if circumstances prevent you from accessing the internet, you can make a case to the programme director, who has discretion to offer printed copies of the basic learning materials. This is reserved for extra-ordinary circumstances and solely for the purposes of enhancing accessibility: examples include disability or imprisonment.

 

TERM BREAKDOWN

 

Term Start End Examination
Term 1 November April May
Term 2 June September October

 

 

 COURSES AND OUTLINES

University of London – Masters of Laws

Specializations to be covered: International Business Law & Corporate and Commercial Law

 

Course 1 FOUNDATIONAL AND CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUES IN COMPANY LAW
Foundational issues 1
Foundational issues 2
Constitutional issues 1
Constitutional issues 2
Course 2 CORPORATE FINANCE AND MANAGEMENT ISSUES IN COMPANY LAW
Capital I
Capital II
Corporate Management
Corporate Management II
Course 4 REGULATION AND INFRASTRCUTRE OF INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION
Regulation and infrastructure of arbitration
Arbitration agreement
Arbitration tribunal
Investment and specialist arbitration
  INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW CORPORATE AND COMMERCIAL LAW
Course 4 MULTINATIONAL ENTERPRISES AND THE LAW ADVANCED CONTRACT LAW
Multinational Enterprises in context Overview of English Contract Law
National Regulation of multinational enterprises Law of agency
International regulations and protection of multinational enterprises Sales of Good Law
Fields of concern for multinational enterprises Insurance