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LLM in Master of Laws

Brunel University London, United Kingdom


Next enrollment cycle

September 2023

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Total Course Fee

USD 24,489

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  • 1 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree
The Brunel Master of Laws (LLM Law) is a flexible programme that enables graduates to specialise in a particular area of English or international law, or to obtain proficiency across a range of legal disciplines.
  • Our wide choice of elective modules, including in-demand subjects such as trade law, intellectual property, and human rights, allows you to tailor your own programme to your legal interests and career objectives.
  • In a legal job market where many employers are looking for candidates with advanced, specialised training, your LLM Law will improve your career prospects whether in a law practice, business, government or academia.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2023
  • January 2024

UK entry requirements

  • A 2:2 (or above) UK Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in Law or a related subject (International Relations, Political Science, Criminology, and Criminal Justice).
  • Other related subjects and qualifications will be considered.

EU and International entry requirement

  • If you require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK, you must prove knowledge of the English language so that we can issue you a Certificate of Acceptance for Study (CAS). To do this, you will need an IELTS for UKVI or Trinity SELT test pass gained from a test centre approved by UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and on the Secure English Language Testing (SELT) list. This must have been taken and passed within two years from the date the CAS is made.

English language requirements

  • IELTS: 6.5 (min 6 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 59 (59 in all subscores)
  • BrunELT: 63% (min 58% in all areas)
  • TOEFL: 92 (min 20 in all)
  • Your Masters LLM consists of optional modules and a 15,000 word dissertation on a legal topic of your choice. Full-time students should complete four modules per term, excluding the dissertation. Part-time students should complete two modules per term, excluding the dissertation.
  • This course can be studied 1 year full-time, 2 years full-time with placement or 2 years part-time, starting in September. Or this course can be studied 15 months full-time, 27 months full-time with placement or 27 months part-time, starting in January.

Year 1

  • LX5500 - Dissertation


  • LX5528 - International Environmental Law
  • LX5543 - International Criminal Law
  • LX5650 - Contemporary Themes in Intellectual Property Law and Policy
  • LX5603 - Corporate Law I
  • LX5604 - Corporate Law II
  • LX5608 - International Human Rights and Islamic Law
  • LX5609 - Theory of International Financial Regulation
  • LX5613 - World Trade Organisation (WTO) Law
  • LX5616 - Privacy and Data Protection
  • LX5617 - Principles of International Commercial Arbitration
  • LX5655 International Commercial Law
  • LX5624 - Internet Law I - Substantive Legal Issues
  • LX5629 - Public International Law
  • LX5634 - European System of Human Rights Protection
  • LX5635 - Foundations of International Human Rights Law
  • LX5643 - Patent Law and Practice
  • LX5645 - Managing Intellectual Property
  • LX5646 - International Intellectual Property Law
  • LX5544 - Comparative Criminal Justice
  • LX5602 - Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • LX5612 - World Trade Organisation (WTO) and Human Rights Law
  • LX5614 - Theory and Practice of International Human Rights
  • LX5619 - Practice of International Financial Regulation
  • LX5621 - Philosophical Foundations of IP
  • LX5653 - European and International Media Law
  • LX5625 - Internet Law II - Resolving Internet-related Legal Issues and Disputes
  • LX5641 - Regional Systems of Human Rights Protection: Americas, Africa, Asia
  • LX5652 - Principles of International Investment Arbitration
  • LX5642 - Copyright, Design and Allied Rights
  • LX5553 - The Migrant and the Law
  • LX5644 - Trade Marks and Allied Rights
  • LX5649 - International Dispute Settlement
  • LX5555 International Commercial Law
  • LX5658 Banking and Tech Law
  • LX5657 Governance, Regulation and Compliance
  • UK
  • £10,750 full-time
  • £5,375 part-time
  • £1,385 placement year
  • Fees quoted are per year and are subject to an annual increase.
  • Fees for EU applicants – For entry in 2021/22 academic year, eligible EU applicants will have the same tuition fees as UK students to support EU students during this transition period. These fees will be applied for the duration of the course. EU fees for 2022 entry are not yet confirmed.

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