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LLMFull-time1 yearSeptemberGBP 18850 per yearGBP 29950 per year
LLMPart-time2 yearsSeptemberGBP 9450 per yearGBP 15000 per year

About Insurance Law, LLM - at Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL)

The Insurance Law LLM equips you with the knowledge, skills and practical tools you will need to understand insurance law, its practice and how it is regulated. Study to practice law in the insurance industry, the second biggest industry in the UK after banking. Gain your experience in London, one of the world's leading centres for the industry, and home to the Lloyd's insurance market.

  • Study at the first UK university to offer a specialist LLM in Insurance Law
  • Work within The Insurance, Shipping & Aviation Law Institute, which supports high-quality teaching and research in all areas of Insurance Law
  • Meet and network with representatives from the insurance industry
  • Your fellow students will come from the UK and more than 80 other countries, each able to draw on prior academic and professional experience from different jurisdictions

Your studies will cover all aspects of the contractual principles and regulation of insurance and reinsurance. Whilst studying the back letter law relating to insurance contracts and the regulation of insurance activities, we will also be taking a practice-oriented approach by looking at current issues facing the insurance industry, looking at case studies, examining policy wordings and inviting guest speakers from the insurance industry and law firms. In the past, students at the Insurance Law LLM had the opportunity to visit Lloyd's and insurance law firms. Course covenors seek to integrate their cutting-edge research into their modules where appropriate.

You can also choose some modules from the wider LLM offering. Please note that not all modules will be available in any one year.

You will be offered a varied selection of taught modules from which you can choose, enabling you to gear your qualification to set you on your desired career trajectory. You do not have to choose your modules until you have had the opportunity to learn about them in greater detail during your comprehensive induction period.

You will have voluntary access to an excellent series of lectures in Critical Thinking and Writing in Law to help you to improve your writing and research in law skills.

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Structure

You will need to complete 180 credits in total.

  • Six compulsory modules over 2 semesters (150 credits)
  • Compulsory 10,000-word dissertation (30 credits)

Learn more about Insurance Law, LLM - at Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL)

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Notes about fees for this course

Full-time study

September 2024 | 1 year

Conditional deposit

Home: Not applicable

Overseas: £2000
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Part-time study

September 2024 | 2 years

The course fee is charged per annum for 2 years. Note that fees may be subject to an increase on an annual basis - see details on our tuition fees page.

Conditional deposit

Home: Not applicable

Overseas: £2000
Information about deposits

Queen Mary alumni can get a £1000, 10% or 20% discount on their fees depending on the programme of study. Find out more about the Alumni Loyalty Award

Entry requirements

UK

Degree requirements

A 2:1 or above at undergraduate level in Law or a degree with substantial law content.

Law graduates with a 2:2 honours degree who also have other legal qualifications and/or substantial professional legal experience may also qualify.

Other routes

Non-law graduates with a minimum second class honours degree, that have also obtained a Merit (or 60 per cent) in the Common Professional Examination (CPE) or Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) recognised by the UK professional bodies, may also qualify. Non-law graduates may also be considered on the basis of exceptional professional experience (of at least five years) in a legal area or an area directly related to their programme of study.

Find out more about how to apply for our postgraduate taught courses.

Visit the course page for international entry requirements.

Fees, Funding and Scholarships at Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL)

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