The University of Law

The University of Law, one of the world’s leading professional law school, is the UK’s longest-established specialist provider of legal education and has trained thousands of international students. Our career-enhancing LL.M in International Legal Practice is designed in conjunction with leading law firms and the International Bar Association (IBA). With origins that go back over 100 years, we have an unmatched reputation for excellence, innovative learning methods, industry connections and commitment to legal services.


Our career-enhancing Online Master of Laws (LLM) in Legal Practise is an excellent way to develop in-depth knowledge and specialist skills you need to make you stand out in a competitive job market.


In response to the changing legal landscape, we have designed two online Master of Laws programmes:

  • Online LLM in Legal Practise (Conflict Resolution)
  • Online LLM in Legal Practise (Intellectual Property)


Each programme will deliver a Masters-level insight into the different aspects of your chosen specialist area, combining online modules, research methods and related commercial topics.  By studying one of our LLMs, you will be able to demonstrate your expert specialist knowledge to potential employers through your own dissertation on a specific area of current legal practice.


Key Information:

  • Broaden your career horizons with a valuable Masters qualification in the specialist fields of conflict resolution or intellectual property
  • Learn professional skills to make you stand out to potential employers
  • Gain an up-to-date knowledge of law and practice in this area and the impact of those developments on commercial and legal practice
  • Online supervision delivered by professionally qualified faculty of legal experts
  • One-to-one tutor support and feedback on your work from a fully-qualified lawyer
  • Develop a portfolio demonstrating the law in practice
  • Study online, giving you the flexibility to fit your studies around other commitments, such as work or family
  • To be eligible to take up a place on our LLMs, you must possess a bachelor’s degree in any subject at 2:2 or international equivalent, or the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) or Legal Practice Course (LPC) and an English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 6.0 in each component
  • To qualify for an LL.M you need to earn 120 credits at Masters level. This is achieved by studying two compulsory modules (worth 30 credits each), a choice of two optional modules (worth 30 credits each) and completing a 15,000 word dissertation (worth 60 credits).