Master of Laws (LLM)




With over 25 years’ experience, we are proud to be one of the UK’s leading law schools. Trusted by some of the most influential law firms. Driving innovation in legal training. Our courses focus on your employability. Developing your skills as a lawyer. Giving you the edge to secure a training contract or pupillage. So you’re ready to embrace the demands of practice from day one.

The Master of Laws (LLM)

Choosing to study a Master of Laws (LLM) could give you an advantage in an increasingly competitive market, by providing you with practical and relevant knowledge of the key issues in a specialised area of law.

Our Master of Laws (LLM) offers a wide range of specialist areas to help you develop your legal skills and knowledge.

Select from our specialist legal electives to build your own LLM:

• LLM Chinese Investment and Business Law

• LLM Commercial Law

• LLM Comparative Commercial Law

• LLM Financial Regulation and Compliance

• LLM International Business Law

• LLM Islamic Finance and Business Law

• LLM The Law Relating to Fraud and Financial Crime

• LLM Trans-National Criminal Justice.

Why Choose BPP University Law School?

  • Taught by leading experts: our tutors have academic and practical knowledge and experience 
  • Undertake an LLM at any time in your academic or professional career with flexible study options
  • Interact with leading academics, judges, officials and practitioners from various legal systems 
  • Gain practical legal work experience by working with real clients through our award-winning Pro Bono Centre 
  • Enhance your employability in a legal context through our Practice Ready Modules 


Get all the guidance you need to start your legal career journey at our Getting Ahead events and Virtual Open Evenings. Speak to lawyers and tutors, get practical employability advice and experience a taster session. Register your place.

Fees & Funding

Postgraduate funding – the Master of Laws (LLM) qualifies for a postgraduate loan of up to £10,906 

Law scholarships – we support the brightest future legal talent, from all backgrounds

Future Finance – you can borrow between £2,500 and £40,000 to pay tuition fees and living expenses for higher education in the UK*

*Please note that we act as a credit broker to Future Finance and are not responsible for providing the loan or assessing your eligibility for a loan. Further details of eligibility requirements, interest rates and other key terms of the loan are available by visiting the Future Finance website.

If English is not your first language and you do not hold an honours degree that was delivered in English, you will be required to provide certified proof of ability in written and spoken English to at least IELTS 6.5 (overall) or equivalent with a minimum of 6.0 in each module. 

Each LLM specialism is led by professional lawyers with extensive knowledge and practical experience in that subject area. In addition, the Master of Laws is delivered by a range of international experts and guest lecturers, from leading academics, researchers, judges, officials and practitioners from various legal systems. 

Their experience gives you valuable insight into the legal system, helping you to not only apply theory to practice but also network and connect with those in practice. 

Specialist careers advice

Our specialist careers service is available to you for support and guidance from the moment you accept your place until up to 12 months after you complete your studies with us. 

With our one-to-one support, we give you the edge when it comes to enhancing your legal career. You’ll have everything you need including access to our vacancies database, advice on filling out application forms, intensive interview coaching, employer research and networking opportunities. 

BPP Pro Bono Centre

Gain hands-on legal experience by volunteering for a project with our award-winning Pro Bono Centre. Opportunities are available at all our study centres.

96.5% of our full-time and part-time postgraduate law students have secured employment or further study.*

*Of surveyed students graduating from BPP University Law School postgraduate programmes in 2017.

Entry requirements

Law degree (including criminology and criminal justice studies) (minimum 2.2); or

A degree with some legal/regulatory content and relevance to the programme (minimum 2.2); or 

Non-law degree (minimum 2.2) and a pass in the GDL or CPE; or appropriate/ relevant professional experience 

Non-graduates with appropriate professional experience will also be considered.

Course start date

September, January and May


Please visit our website for fees.

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