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Qualification type

LLM - Master of Laws

Subject areas

Law

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This programme builds on the School of Law's experience in providing postgraduate legal education at Master's level.

Studying over one or two years, you will have an opportunity to tailor your programme of studies to your own professional or research interests. A personal supervisor will help you choose your best path through a wide range of options. If you so wish, your personal supervisor will also provide you with support if you undertake a research dissertation option.

TEACHING

Teaching may include formal lectures, seminars, and practical classes and tutorials. Formal lectures are used in most degree programmes to give an overview of a particular field of study. They aim to provide the stimulus and the starting point for deeper exploration of the subject during your own personal reading. Seminars give you the chance to explore a specific aspect of your subject in depth and to discuss and exchange ideas with fellow students. They typically require preparatory study.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment is an integral part of your university studies and usually consists of a combination of coursework and examinations, although this will vary from course to course - on some of our courses, assessment is entirely by coursework. The methods of assessment on this course are specified below under 'Methods of assessment on this course'. You will need to allow time to complete coursework and prepare for exams.

CAREERS AND EMPLOYABILITY

Graduates go in to careers in the legal profession, government, the private sector, and research or journalism. Possible professions include barrister or solicitor, researcher, or journalist. This degree can also be useful in becoming a chartered legal executive, licensed conveyancer, human resources officer, or patent attorney.

Different course options

Full time | Birkbeck, Central London WC1 | 1 year | OCT-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

OCT-20

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£11,340

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£17,340

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A second-class honours degree in law, the humanities or social sciences; other good honours degrees will be considered.

University information

With a history that dates back 200 years, Birkbeck, University of London is unique in that it delivers its near-300 postgraduate courses in the evenings, enabling students to work or focus on other commitments during the day. Courses can be studied full-time or part-time and some can be studied through distance learning. Birkbeck is one of the world’s leading research universities and provides its 700 postgraduate research student with a...more