What will I learn?

This LLM Law is ideal if you are looking for a general progamme of postgraduate study – you will undertake research training, but also be able to specialise in certain research-led subjects, and to complete a dissertation researching your chosen field in depth, supported by one of our expert law staff. LLM Law can be studied full-time over 1 year or part-time over 2 years.

Key features

  • Engage with contemporary legal issues and real world problems.
  • Enjoy flexible learning with both direct support from our academic staff and on-line support.
  • Learn from research-active staff who are specialists in their fields.
  • Further develop your transferable skills for both employment and post-graduate research.
  • Volunteer in our award winning Law Clinic.

Our teaching will be by academic staff and offer a blended and flexible approach, including on-campus delivery, with on-line support through our Digital Learning Environment. You will have opportunities to get involved in extra-curricular activities, such as research seminars, external speakers, publish in our Plymouth Law Review, as well as joining our excellent Student Law Society to participate in activities such as mooting and networking events. Join our LLM and gain both a relevant and advanced understanding of the law and the skills to strengthen your competency as a practitioner or researcher.

Which department am I in?

School of Law, Criminology and Government

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£15,200.00 (US$ 20,107) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Plymouth University

Drake Circus,

Plymouth,

PL4 8AA, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need a good (3.0 / 4.0 min GPA) undergraduate degree in a relevant subject from a regionally-accredited American university. Postgraduate programmes: ILETS 6.5 overall with Minimum component scores 5.5 in all four components (listening, reading, speaking and writing).

For international students

You should have a second-class honours undergraduate degree or equivalent in law, or containing some study of law. Other undergraduate degrees, such as criminology or other social sciences, may be considered as appropriate, on a case by case basis. Non-standard applications, such as from those with substantial experience in an appropriate field, will also be considered on a case by case basis. International applicants will be required to provide evidence of their English language ability, for example by achieving an IELTS score of 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in each element) or equivalent. The TOEFL Score would be 90 and Component scores of listening 17, reading 18, speaking 20, writing 18.

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

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