What will I learn?

The King's College London & International Bar Association Executive LLM is a two-year part-time distance learning advanced Master of Laws course for ambitious commercial, in-house or regulatory lawyers, keen to build on their achievements and develop their careers. The Executive LLM offers a range of unique course content designed to equip talented lawyers with advanced legal, commercial and policy knowledge as well as sectoral expertise. As a professional student, you will also develop complementary skills that will make you a more rounded, more accomplished, and more successful lawyer. It aims to build your commercial knowledge, deepen your specialist expertise and broaden your international professional network. Students will be able to specialise in financial law, competition law or international dispute resolution; all taught by academics and practitioners who are leaders in their field. It is designed to help participants to take their career to the next level, both in terms of their knowledge, their ability to see problems from others’ perspectives and by helping them to build their network.

Which department am I in?

The Dickson Poon School of Law

Study options

Online/Distance (2 years)

Tuition fees
£30,000.00 (US$ 39,435) per year
The mentioned fees is for 2018/19 and slight increase in 2019/20.

This is a fixed fee
Start date

Expected September 2020

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students who have completed a Bachelor degree from a recognised institution in the United States of America will be considered. Grades may vary depending upon the course chosen.

For international students

Students can demonstrate their English Language Proficiency with the following tests and grades: IELTS (Academic): 7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in each skill; TOEFL iBT: 100 overall with a minimum of 25 in writing and 23 in each of the other skills; Cambridge Advanced Certificate (CAE): 185 overall, minimum 176 in all skills; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): 185 overall, minimum 176 in all skills; Pearson Test of English (Academic): 69 overall with a minimum of 62 in each skill. The tests listed above are valid if they have been taken within the past two years.

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There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.