United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland

LL.M. in the United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland

Many international students choose to pursue an LL.M. in the United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland. Indeed, due to their long, storied histories of academia,these two countries have historically been some of the most popular destinations for LL.M. applicants.

And between the UK and Ireland, there are many great law school destinations for LL.M. studies. From London to Cambridge, Oxford, Dublin, Glasgow and beyond, the UK and Ireland host some of the world's greatest law...

Many international students choose to pursue an LL.M. in the United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland. Indeed, due to their long, storied histories of academia,these two countries have historically been some of the most popular destinations for LL.M. applicants.

And between the UK and Ireland, there are many great law school destinations for LL.M. studies. From London to Cambridge, Oxford, Dublin, Glasgow and beyond, the UK and Ireland host some of the world's greatest law schools. 

These law schools across the UK and Ireland offer a variety of LL.M. programs, from general degrees to specialized diplomas in topics such as finance law, intellectual property law, human resources law, and more. 

Typically, a full-time LL.M. in these locations takes one year to complete, although there are also longer degrees on offer, as well as various part-time LL.M. options.

See below for a complete list of law schools in the UK and Ireland that offer LL.M. programs.

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Many international students choose to pursue an LL.M. in the United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland. Indeed, due to their long, storied histories of academia,these two countries have historically been some of the most popular destinations for LL.M. applicants.

And between the UK and Ireland, there are many great law school destinations for LL.M. studies. From London to Cambridge, Oxford, Dublin, Glasgow and beyond, the UK and Ireland host some of the world's greatest law...

Many international students choose to pursue an LL.M. in the United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland. Indeed, due to their long, storied histories of academia,these two countries have historically been some of the most popular destinations for LL.M. applicants.

And between the UK and Ireland, there are many great law school destinations for LL.M. studies. From London to Cambridge, Oxford, Dublin, Glasgow and beyond, the UK and Ireland host some of the world's greatest law schools. 

These law schools across the UK and Ireland offer a variety of LL.M. programs, from general degrees to specialized diplomas in topics such as finance law, intellectual property law, human resources law, and more. 

Typically, a full-time LL.M. in these locations takes one year to complete, although there are also longer degrees on offer, as well as various part-time LL.M. options.

See below for a complete list of law schools in the UK and Ireland that offer LL.M. programs.

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London, United Kingdom 821 Followers 948 Discussions
KCL Internationally renowned and research-led, The Dickson Poon School of Law. King's College London enjoys a distinguished reputation for sustained excellence and its graduates are respected and sought-after throughout the world. Designed to meet the ambitions and career development of a diverse range of highly qualified graduate students and practising professionals, our LLM is a respected and desirable academic qualification.

Full-Time: Master of Laws LLM, Competition Law LLM, European Law LLM, Intellectual Property & Information Law LLM, International Business Law LLM more…

Oxford, United Kingdom 921 Followers 874 Discussions
Oxford Oxford has the largest law faculty in the United Kingdom and is a leading centre for research. It also offers a range of Postgraduate courses covering all aspects of the law and legal scholarship: our oldest programme, the Bachelor of Civil Law; the Magister Juris, a companion programme to the BCL for those from a civil law background; and three more specialist programmes, the MSc in Law and Finance, the MSc in Criminology, and the MSc in Taxation (the latter a part-time programme).

Full-Time: Magister Juris (MJur), MSc in Law and Finance, MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL) more…

Part-Time: MSc in Intellectual Property, MSc in Taxation, MSc in International Human Rights Law more…

By Research: MPhil in Law, DPhil in Law, MPhil in Criminology, MPhil in Socio-Legal Research more…

Edinburgh, United Kingdom 491 Followers 510 Discussions
Edinburgh Join a world top 25 University (QS 2024 World University Rankings) to advance your knowledge and career in law or criminology. Established in 1707, Edinburgh Law School is renowned for its international and interdisciplinary outlook and has been at the heart of legal education and research for more than 300 years.

Full-Time: LL.M. in Law, LL.M. in Commercial Law, LL.M. in Comparative and European Private Law, LL.M. in Corporate Law, LL.M. in Criminal Law and Crim... more…

Distance Learning: LL.M. in Law, LL.M. International Commercial Law and Practice, LL.M. in Information Technology Law, LL.M. in Innovation, Technology and the... more…

By Research: LL.M. by Research more…

London, United Kingdom 941 Followers 904 Discussions
QMUL Queen Mary University of London’s School of Law, internationally renowned by academics and practitioners as offering a first class LLM Programme with 20+ different specialisms. Staff have substantial practical legal work and world leading research experience. Along with the expertise of high profile Judges, practitioners, Business Leaders and distinguished Visiting Academic Fellows, Queen Mary can offer you an academically challenging and relevant LLM in a friendly and supportive environment.

Full-Time: LL.M. (Master of Laws), LL.M. in Art, Business and Law, LL.M. in Banking and Finance Law, LL.M. in Commercial and Corporate Law, LL.M. in Co... more…

Part-Time: Postgraduate Diploma in Law, Postgraduate Diploma in Law more…

Distance Learning: LL.M. in International Dispute Resolution, Postgraduate Diploma in Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law, International Relations MA more…

By Research: PhD more…

Dual Degree: Sorbonne Law School - Queen Mary University of London Double LL.M., Dual LL.M. in Commercial Law (London & Singapore) more…

London, United Kingdom 193 Followers 162 Discussions
University of London - LL.M. Programme Our world-class, flexible Postgraduate Laws programmes are designed for UK and international students, of diverse backgrounds and educational levels, with enthusiasm to learn and achieve a postgraduate law qualification. You can study flexibly at your own pace, over 1-5 years. You can achieve your LLM without a prior degree, through a Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, or LLM. Wherever you start, you can pick up three specialist awards with or without specialisation.

Distance Learning: LL.M., LL.M. in Banking and Finance Law, LL.M. in Commercial and Corporate Law, LL.M. in Common Law, LL.M. in Comparative and Foreign Law more…

Bristol, United Kingdom 94 Followers 161 Discussions
Bristol We are a top 10 UK Law School* in a world leading University**. Our rich portfolio of postgraduate degrees is shaped and delivered by globally renowned academics who combine teaching and research excellence so you graduate with the skills and knowledge needed to pursue top-flight careers within law and beyond. (*Complete University Guide 2024 / ** Top 60 QS World University Rankings 2023)

Full-Time: LL.M. Law - General Legal Studies, LL.M. Law - Commercial Law, LL.M. Law – Employment, Work and Equality, LL.M. Law - Health, Law and Societ... more…

By Research: PhD in Law more…

Dublin, Ireland 140 Followers 88 Discussions
Trinity College Dublin (TCD) The School of Law, TCD is Ireland’s oldest and most internationally renowned Law School. Our expert professors attract students of the highest calibre globally. We offer an enormous range of modules in our four specialised LL.M. degrees and our MSc Law and Finance, ensuring all student interests are catered. Our European and International focus provides graduates with a competitive edge globally. Our aim is to have a cohort of students that is academically excellent, dynamic and diverse.

Full-Time: LL.M. Masters in Laws, LL.M. International and Comparative Law, LL.M. International and European Business Law, LL.M. Intellectual Property a... more…

By Research: MLitt / PhD more…

Swansea, United Kingdom 79 Followers 123 Discussions
Swansea Law School Swansea's School of Law is at the forefront of legal education, and holds several specialist research centres, each with international reputations. Our School houses a thriving academic environment, supported by staff with extensive real-world experience. We prepare our students for a range of careers, combining high quality legal education with the skills needed to succeed. We boost our students’ prospects with experiential learning opportunities and placements with a range of key partners.

Full-Time: LL.M. in Intellectual Property and Innovation, LL.M. in Human Rights, LL.M. in International Commercial and Maritime Law, LL.M. in Internati... more…

Aberdeen, United Kingdom 161 Followers 248 Discussions
Aberdeen Law was a founding discipline of the University of Aberdeen and today we are ranked a Top 10 UK Law School (Times GUG 2023). As well as offering popular programmes in Commercial & Trade Law, Criminal Justice & Human Rights, International Law, and Energy & Natural Resources Law, we also offer specialist programmes that reflect other areas of our research expertise; Business Law & Sustainable Development, Corporate Finance & Law, Dispute Resolution and Intellectual Property & Information Law.

Full-Time: LL.M. General Law, LL.M. Corporate Finance and Law, LL.M. Criminal Justice, LL.M. Criminal Justice & Human Rights, LL.M. Energy Law with Dis... more…

Part-Time: Executive LLM in Energy Law, The North Sea Energy Law Programme (NSELP) more…

Distance Learning: LL.M. Dispute Resolution, LL.M. International Trade Law, LL.M. Oil and Gas Law with Dissertation, LL.M. Oil and Gas Law with Dissertation, L... more…

London, United Kingdom 73 Followers 76 Discussions
Westminster Law As one of London's leading providers of legal education, we offer a range of full and part-time courses that benefit from our central London location and close links to law firms. We are undertake research focused on diversity in the legal profession, race, and social mobility, and are recognised for our research into legal practice, international law and human rights, and commercial and financial law. This research underpins, offering you the latest in academic and practical learning.

Full-Time: Corporate Finance Law LL.M., Entertainment Law LL.M., International and Commercial Dispute Resolution Law LL.M., International Commercial La... more…

Canterbury, United Kingdom 148 Followers 109 Discussions
Kent Law Kent Law School at the University of Kent is a leading UK law school with an excellent international reputation and a distinctive critical approach that places law within the wider context of society. A Master's in Law (LLM) at Kent enables you to broaden and deepen your knowledge and understanding of law by specialising in one or more different areas. Our programmes, open to graduates from relevant disciplines, can be studied full-time or part-time, beginning in September or January.

Full-Time: LL.M. in Law, LL.M. in Criminal Justice, LL.M. in Human Rights Law, LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law, LL.M. International Law more…

London, United Kingdom 96 Followers 178 Discussions
London - SOAS The School of Law at SOAS University of London attracts students who want to make a difference.  That's why SOAS alumni include lawyers, judges, politicians, businessmen/women and activists throughout the world.   The Law community at SOAS is built on distinguished expertise and a passion for how the law can positively affect the local, national and international stage.

Full-Time: Joint LL.M./MA in Environmental Justice in Southeast Asia, LL.M. (Master of Laws), LL.M. in Environmental Law and Sustainable Development, L... more…

Distance Learning: MSc Finance and Financial Law more…

By Research: MRes in Law more…

Colchester, United Kingdom 114 Followers 195 Discussions
Essex At Essex we specialise in Business law and Human rights law. We’re proud to have provided excellence in research and education for over 50 years, we're 3rd in the UK for research power in law (THE research power measure, REF2021) and 9th for Law in the UK (THE World University Rankings by subject 2023). You'll be taught by academics who are policy advisors for the UN, the UK government and foreign governments. If you’re curious for answers and want to make a real difference, Essex is for you.

Full-Time: LL.M. International Law, LL.M. Corporate Responsibility and Business Law, LL.M. Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, LL.M. International Co... more…

By Research: PhD in Law more…

Reading, United Kingdom 75 Followers 30 Discussions
Reading School of Law Join a law school with a world-class reputation and global outlook. The University of Reading’s School of Law is ranked in the top 175 universities in the world for Law (ranked 151-175 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2022), and 99% of our research is of international standing (Research Excellence Framework 2021, combining 4*, 3* and 2* submissions – Law).

Full-Time: LL.M. Advanced Legal Studies, LL.M. International Law, LL.M. Human Rights, LL.M. International Commercial Law, LL.M. International Commercia... more…

By Research: MRes in Law, MRes in Law & Society, MA (Res) Legal History more…

Birmingham, United Kingdom 64 Followers 65 Discussions
Birmingham As a World Top 60 Law School, Birmingham Law School provides world-class teaching across a range of legal topics, and allows you to tailor your degree to your interests or career. The Birmingham LLM allows you to follow a general route, with complete flexibility in module selection, or to follow a specialist pathway in Commercial Law, Criminal Law, International Commercial Law, International Law and Globalisation, International Law: Crime, Justice and Human Rights; or International Trade Law.

Full-Time: LL.M. (General), Commercial Law LL.M., Criminal Law and Criminal Justice LL.M., International Commercial Law LL.M., Global Energy and Enviro... more…

Distance Learning: Online LLM in Energy and Environmental Law more…

By Research: Law PhD, MPhil, MJur more…

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