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

The Tax Law LLM is widely regarded as one of the leading tax programmes in the world. It consistently attracts high-calibre international students from jurisdictions around the world. Their varied academic and professional perspectives enrich the learning experience and provide many opportunities for networking.

Prospective students can apply to the International Tax Law LLM. The structure of the programmes is the same except for the degree titles.  Students cannot apply for both programmes.

The Tax Law LLM provides a comprehensive programme of study in tax law with a strong international and comparative focus. International taxation has grown in importance and salience in recent years, and the LLM programme is designed to give students a thorough grounding in both substantive tax rules and tax policy and to equip them for future practice. We offer a range of international, jurisdiction specific and subject specific modules, all of which are taught by leading academics and practitioners.

You will be offered a varied selection of taught modules from which you can choose, enabling you to gear your qualification to 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.

Please note that not all elective modules will be offered every year.

You will have 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:

Full year programme:

  • 180 credits of taught modules (this can include a 30-credit elective dissertation)

Prospective students can apply to the International Tax Law LLM. The structure of the two programmes is the same except for the degree titles.  Students cannot apply for both programmes.

Learn more about Tax 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
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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Student reviews of Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL)

Find out what students say about Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL)

"I greatly enjoyed that the teaching was based on an open teacher-student method, encouraging students to share views and ideas with the professors."

-Pauline Moorkens, Art Business and Law LLM (2022)

“Queen Mary is also the best place to meet people from all over the world and to establish long-lasting friendships. Queen Mary really is the whole package!”

-María Barraco, Human Rights Law LLM (2021)

"I would definitely recommend any future or prospective student to enjoy all the opportunities and services provided by Queen Mary, including the events, networking opportunities, talks with professionals and appointments with careers advisors. The university provides all the resources for you to achieve the desired success in your future career."

-Laís Helena Octaviano Manarin, Laws LLM (2022)

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