LLM: General Legal Studies

At a critical time in history, our LLM in General Legal Studies presents an exciting opportunity to explore a highly sought-after field of study - and graduate to meet a growing demand from organisations worldwide for expert lawyers that can embrace challenges and innovation.

Our LLM Programmes, including the LLM in General Legal Studies, are well-respected by leading law firms*. This LLM is one of our most popular courses and offers in-depth study of the impact of law, regulation, policy and practice on a variety of fields, exploring how they operate in different contexts and from a range of perspectives.

On the course, you will be challenged and inspired by world-leading academics dedicated to progressive and innovative thinking in diverse areas of law. Their expertise is reflected in an exciting range of optional units that offer an opportunity to further specialise your degree.

The intellectually demanding, research-rich curriculum delivered by our staff makes our graduates stand out, able to demonstrate excellent legal, analytical and research skills – and empowered to pursue top-flight careers in a number of sectors. The course has particular appeal for those looking to forge ahead in the legal, business, finance, criminal and technology sectors, or as specialist in-house lawyers.

Find out how you can do more with law at the University of Bristol Law School.

*Ranked #4 in UK for most graduate trainees recruited by top law firms (Chambers Student Guide 2019)

International Students

Entry requirements to this course is an upper second-class honours degree in Law or a degree with an adequate law component. International students with equivalent qualifications should supply a transcript of their examination results (an official English translation if the original is in a language other than English). See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.

Employability

95% of graduates in work or further study

Fees

UK/EU Full-time: £10,900

Overseas: Full-time: £20,900

UK/EU: Part-time (two years): £5,450

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Locations

  • Bristol

Study options

  • Part-time
  • Full-time