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The award
LLM

How long you will study
12 - 36 months

Domestic course fees
GBP 15100

How you will study
full-time, part-time, distance, online

Course starts
January, September

International course fees
GBP 15100

All study options

About Law (Online Distance Learning) at University of Edinburgh

Tailor your LLM degree to meet your professional interests with a free choice of modules from our full range of LLM modules.

Our new LLM in Law by online distance learning offers an exciting and flexible range of modules. It provides an ideal learning environment for you to develop the skills and knowledge upon which further study or a relevant career can be built.

The programme offers breadth and flexibility, enabling you to choose modules that best reflect your personal and professional interests, without necessarily specialising in one area of law.

Students on the LLM in Law will have a free choice of six modules from the full range of 25 LLM modules available. It is therefore one of the richest in terms of quality and module options available on the global market.

The programme enables you to study a wide range of subject areas within the discipline and aims to promote advanced knowledge and understanding of the law within international, European and domestic settings.

The programme spans foundational issues in areas of law including:

  • Commercial law
  • Information technology law
  • Intellectual property law
  • Medical law
  • Innovation and competition law

Having studied the programme, you will emerge with an understanding of legal issues not just in the legal context, but with a sound grounding in ethics, social and theoretical contexts.

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Entry requirements

If your first degree is from a country other than the UK you must have at least one degree or other recognised qualification which has been completed over a minimum of three years to an "excellent" or "very good" standard. English language standard: 7.00 IELTS or equivalent. Please contact us if you have any questions about whether your degree meets our entry requirements.

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