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LLM Legal Research (Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma/LLM Legal Research)

LLM Legal Research (Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma/LLM Legal Research)

Key information

Qualification type

LLM - Master of Laws

Subject areas

Law / Legal Studies

Course type


Course Summary

Delivered by experienced and professionally qualified tutors, this course supports you in undertaking postgraduate research. The taught modules will provide a foundation for undertaking independent in depth and critical legal analysis in your chosen area of research.

Postgraduate legal research is not just for lawyers or those already in a legal setting €“ this course will develop and improve your theoretical and practical understanding. You may be relatively new at practising law, looking to enhance your CV, or you might simply have an interest in the subject. This degree will give you advanced critical awareness of current legal issues.

As well as the academic aspect of studying for a Master€™s degree, you can also work with our Law Clinic, offering free legal advice to members of the public. We have excellent links with local law firms and barristers€™ chambers who attend the university on a regular basis to give talks and practical courses. Willans Solicitors, a leading South West law firm based in Cheltenham, are sponsoring a prize for the best LLM graduate.

Different course options

Full time | Oxstalls Campus | 12 months | 16-SEP-19

Study mode

Full time


12 months

Start date



In this module, you will develop your project with reference to current literature, the socio-economic context and your ideas. With support, explore and design your research project.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

€¢You will need at least a 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent €¢Your application should include a strong reference €¢International students need IELTS 6.5 overall (no less than 6.0 in any band) or equivalent

University information

Spread over three campuses, one in Gloucester and two in Cheltenham, the University of Gloucestershire (UoG) has a growing reputation for its high level of satisfied students and excellent teaching staff. With around 12,000 students, over 1,300 of who are in postgraduate study, the University is a leading centre of academic learning in the South West of England, and consistently ranks highly for student support and satisfaction. The...more

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