LL.M. Application Deadlines for Fall 2021 - Law Schools in the UK & Ireland

Some UK LL.M. programs close their application cycles in December. Make sure you know the deadlines!

Applications for the 2021 intake are now open for many LL.M. programs in the United Kingdom and Ireland. You can see a list of deadlines below, for many top law schools in the UK and Ireland. The schools below were selected based on the most visited programs on LLM GUIDE, as well as other relevant LL.M. programs. 

It's worth noting that some law schools have different deadlines for domestic and international students, particularly for those who require a visa. Some law schools have also changed up their admissions cycles for this year, due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Additionally, Brexit may affect some application deadlines for students within the EU applying for programs in the UK. Check with the schools you are interested in to find out more information. 

The first deadlines close in December 2020. We will continue adding deadlines as they are announced, so check back soon.

In general, the application deadlines below refer to each school's full-time LL.M. program starting in the fall of 2021 (unless otherwise noted).

Make sure you always double-check the program's website for the most up-to-date deadlines!

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law: Application deadlines

  • MJur program: January 22, 2021
  • MSc in Law and Finance: January 22, 2021
  • MSc in Taxation: January 22, 2021 (scholarship deadline); March 2, 2021 (final deadline)
  • MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice: January 22, 2021

King's College London: Application deadline, full-time LL.M.

  • First application deadline: March 26, 2021. 
  • Final application deadline for EU or overseas students: July 30, 2021

LSE: Application deadline, full-time LL.M. programs

  • Rolling admissions

University of London: LL.M. Program (distance learning)

  • Application deadline not yet available

University of Edinburgh - Edinburgh Law School: Application deadline, full-time LL.M. programs 

  • Round 1: December 4, 2020
  • Round 2: February 26, 2021
  • Round 3: May 7, 2021
  • Round 4: June 30, 2021

University College London (UCL): Application deadline, full-time LL.M. programs

  • Application deadline, fall 2021 intake: June 1, 2021 (may close sooner if the program fills up)

City, University of London: Application deadline, full-time LL.M. programs 

  • February (recommended)

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL): Application deadline, full-time LL.M. programs (fall 2021 intake)

  • Not yet announced

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law: Application deadline, full-time LL.M. program

  • LL.M., fall 2021 intake: December 3, 2020

Trinity College Dublin - School of Law: Application deadline 

  • LL.M. beginning fall 2021: May 31, 2021 (although applying as early as possible is strongly encouraged)

University of Glasgow: Application deadline, full-time LL.M. starting in fall 2021

  • Application deadlines to be confirmed.

University of Essex: LL.M application deadline

  • Application deadline not available

University of Strathclyde: Application deadline, full-time LL.M.

  • August, 2021

SOAS University of London: LL.M. application deadline

  • June 30, 2021

University of Manchester: Application deadline, full-time LL.M. starting in fall 2021

  • Round 1: November 1, 2020
  • Round 2: January 7, 2021
  • Round 3: March 2, 2021
  • Round 4: May 1, 2021

Swansea University: LL.M. application deadline

  • Fall 2021 deadline not yet announced

University of Westminster, London: Full-time LL.M. application deadline

  • No formal deadline, but they recommend students who require a visa apply at least 3 months before program start

University of Aberdeen: Application deadline, LL.M.

  • Dates not yet available

University of Kent: Application deadline, full-time LL.M.

  • Home / EU applicants: recommended to apply no later than three months before intended start date
  • International students: July 31, 2021

University of Reading - School of Law: LL.M. application deadline

  • Dates not yet announced

University of Birmingham: LL.M. application deadlines

  • Admissions deadlines not listed

University of Nottingham: Application deadlines, fall 2021 start

  • Early august, 2021

Southampton Law School: LL.M. application deadline

  • No formal deadline

Durham University: Fall 2021 full-time LL.M. application deadline

  • No formal deadline

University of Bristol: LL.M. application deadline 

  • July 1, 2021 (early application recommended)

University of Warwick: Application deadline, full-time LL.M. 

  • July 31, 2021

Birkbeck, University of London: Application deadline, full-time LL.M. 

  • No formal deadline

Cardiff University: LL.M. application deadline

  • Application deadline not yet announced

University College Dublin (UCD): Application deadline, fall 2021 LL.M. 

  • July 31, 2020

University of Leeds: LL.M. application deadline

  • Stage 1: December 17, 2020
  • Stage 2: March 1, 2021
  • Stage 3: April 23, 2021
  • Final international deadline: June 30, 2021
  • Final UK deadline: August 20, 2021

De Montfort University Leicester: LL.M. application deadline

  • Fall 2021 application deadline not yet announced

Queen's University Belfast: Application deadlines, fall 2021

  • LL.M. application deadlines not listed

Bangor University: Application deadline

  • End of June, 2021

University of Sheffield: LL.M. application deadline, fall 2021

  • No specific deadline

 

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