General Law LLM




The General Law LLM will enable you to meet the challenges of the commercial client by acquiring advanced legal knowledge in a wide range of areas, as well as practical skills and techniques for the legal professional. During this degree you will acquire significant research and analytical skills. The course is designed to help you broaden your experience, increase your practising options and enhance your career.  You can select modules from a wide range of topics with no named specialisation, making this degree flexible and easy to adapt to your interests and career goals.

You’ll have the opportunity to take on extra activities and responsibilities to enhance your career opportunities during your degree programme, via Kingston's Quest scheme, which gives special awards to successful General Law students upon graduation.

Our students come from all over the world, so you will finish the course with an international network of contacts.  

Our expert academic team includes National Teaching Award winners and fellows from the Higher Education Academy, as well as lecturing staff who combine teaching with legal practice, research and scholarship.

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Home and European Union 2017/18

  • LLM part time £4,070
  • LLM full time £7,400

Overseas (not EU) 2017/18

  • LLM part time £7,315
  • LLM full time £13,300

If you are starting a course at Kingston, you will be able to apply for a loan of up to £10,000 to study for a postgraduate masters degree.

Kingston University offers a range of postgraduate scholarships, including:

If you are an international student, find out more about scholarships and bursaries

We also offer the following discounts for Kingston University alumni:

We recognise a variety of international qualifications for entry.

Academic entry requirements vary so you should check our undergraduate and postgraduate course pages for the exact requirements of your chosen course or programme.

If your first language is not English, it is important that you also achieve a good level of English language ability before starting your studies. Please check whether you meet our English language requirements.

Graduates from this course have progressed to work in government, international organisations and NGOs, and often find roles as in-house legal advisers.  Some of our recent alumni are currently working as legal partners, regional specialists, trainee solicitors, compliance managers, general counsel and company secretary, paralegals, barristers and as legal advisors.