University of Edinburgh
LLM in Law
Edinburgh, Scotland EH8 9YL
LLM in Law
The LLM in Law at Edinburgh Law School, UK, is a postgraduate Masters degree programme offering an exciting and flexible range of courses. Studying with leading experts in their fields, and alongside students drawn from all around the world, this well-established LLM degree at one of the UK's, and indeed Europe’s, leading universities offers you the opportunity to select courses exactly reflecting your interests.
The LLM in Law (or ‘General LLM’) is suitable for students seeking a range of choice among a number of advanced courses, without necessarily specialising in one area of law. Edinburgh Law School offers a flexible LLM programme structure. In addition to full-year courses, a broad range of specialised, research-led one semester law courses will be offered on the LLM degree. Students can select either three full-year courses, six one semester courses, or a combination of both full-year and one-semester options, thus enabling each individual student to tailor their own curriculum as best suits their interests and future career plans.
You will study a total of 180 credits made up of a 10,000 word dissertation worth 60 credits, and 120 credits of taught courses spanning a range of legal fields including: Commercial Law; Criminal Law and Evidence; Criminology; EU Law; IP, Media and Technology Law; International Law; Legal History and Legal Theory; Medical Law; Private Law; Public Law.
Accreditation:The University of Edinburgh and the Edinburgh Law School is an Internationally recognised Higher Education institution accredited to provide advanced education. It should be noted that a postgraduate masters degree in Law from the University of Edinburgh does not qualify for entry into the Scottish (or other country's) Legal Practice. Advice from your local Bar Association or Law Society should be sought if you wish to pursue legal practice in your country of domicile.
Facts & Figures
Financial Aid: Yes
Out State Tuition (per year): The tuition fee for International students on this programme for 2017 entry is £19,300 USD
Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)
Locale: Midsize City