School of Law

LLM and Diploma Modules

When reviewing the modules below, please ensure that you refer to the list available for the teaching periods applicable to your chosen programme of study.

For the January full year programme the modules listed for A20 September – December 2020 will form the basis for your final teaching period in September – December 2021. (Not all listed modules may be available)

Please note: It may be possible to choose up to 60 credits from other LLM programmes and still qualify for your chosen degree. More information on this will be available at induction.

Module availability

Not all of the modules listed will be available in any one year. Please check modules of interest for information on availability in the coming academic year. This will be updated as soon as it is confirmed by teaching staff.

Certain combinations of modules may be restricted or required – see the individual module description for more details. These are also subject to change but will be confirmed prior to module selection.

Modules 225-230 are only available on the LLM in Art, Business and Law programme and specific LLM specialisms. See module overviews for more information.

Art, Business and Law LLM

Commercial and Corporate Law LLM

Teaching period A20: 28 September - 11 December 2020 (11 weeks)

Teaching Period B20: 25 January - 09 April 2021 (11 weeks)

Teaching period C20: 07 June - 09 July 2021 (5 weeks)

Commercial and Corporate Law LLM >> 

Comparative and International Dispute Resolution LLM

Energy and Natural Resources Law LLM

Teaching period A20: 28 September - 11 December 2020 (11 weeks)

Teaching Period B20: 25 January - 09 April 2021 (11 weeks)

Teaching period C20: 07 June - 09 July 2021 (5 weeks)

Energy and Natural Resources Law LLM >>

European Law LLM

Teaching period A20: 28 September - 11 December 2020 (11 weeks)

Teaching Period B20: 25 January - 09 April 2021 (11 weeks)

Teaching period C20: 07 June - 09 July 2021 (5 weeks)

European Law LLM >>

Human Rights Law LLM

Teaching period A20: 28 September - 11 December 2020 (11 weeks)

Teaching Period B20: 25 January - 09 April 2021 (11 weeks)

Teaching period C20: 07 June - 09 July 2021 (5 weeks)

Human Rights Law LLM >>

International Economic Law LLM

Teaching period A20: 28 September - 11 December 2020 (11 weeks)

Teaching Period B20: 25 January - 09 April 2021 (11 weeks)

Teaching period C20: 07 June - 09 July 2021 (5 weeks)

International Business Law LLM >>

Intellectual Property Law LLM

Teaching period A20: 28 September - 11 December 2020 (11 weeks)

Teaching period B20: 25 January - 09 April 2021 (11 weeks)

Teaching period C20: 07 June - 09 July 2021 (5 weeks)

Intellectual Property Law LLM >>

International Business Law LLM

Teaching period A20: 28 September - 11 December 2020 (11 weeks)

Teaching Period B20: 25 January - 09 April 2021 (11 weeks)

Teaching period C20: 07 June - 09 July 2021 (5 weeks)

International Business Law LLM >>

Law and Economics LLM

Pleas note that the modules shown here are subject to change.

Compulsory modules

Optional modules

A further 90 credits from the optional law and/or economic modules.

Please note: the availability of the modules listed in this section is subject to change.

See the full list of optional modules modules by semester:

Teaching period: 07 June - 09 July 2021 (5 weeks)

Economics

Law

Teaching period: 07 June - 09 July 2021 (5 weeks)

Economics

Law

Law and Economics LLM >>

Public International Law LLM

Teaching period A20: 28 September - 11 December 2020 (11 weeks)

Teaching Period B20: 25 January - 09 April 2021 (11 weeks)

Teaching period C20: 07 June - 09 July 2021 (5 weeks)

Public International Law LLM >>

Regulation and Compliance LLM

This information is subject to change

Compulsory Modules

SOLM926 Dissertation (5,000 word essay)

Teaching Period A20:

Teaching Period B20:

Elective modules

In addition to compulsory modules students will take electives from the following specialisations.

Financial Institutions specialisation

Data protection and IP

Business and Insurance Law

Energy

Online Learning modules

  • CCDM008 Online Banking and Financial Services
  • CCDM014 Privacy and Data Protection Law
  • CCDM015 Advanced IP Issues: Digital Rights Management
  • CCDM018 Internet Content Regulation
  • CCDM019 Information Security and the Law
  • CCDM021 European Telecommunications Law
  • CCDM028 Online Media Regulation
  • CCDM031 Information and Communications Technology and Competition Law
  • CCDM039 Internet Governance
  • CCDM043 Cloud Computing

See our Online Learning module page for more information about these modules.

Tax Law LLM

Teaching period A20: 28 September - 11 December 2020 (11 weeks)

Teaching period B20: 25 January - 09 April 2021 (11 weeks)

Teaching period C20: 07 June - 09 July 2021 (5 weeks)

Tax Law LLM >>

Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law LLM

Teaching period A20: 28 September - 11 December 2020 (11 weeks)

Teaching Period B20: 25 January - 09 April 2021 (11 weeks)

Teaching period C20: 07 June - 09 July 2021 (5 weeks)

Technology, Media and Telecommunications LLM >>

Laws LLM

If you apply for the Laws LLM your final degree certificate will show Master of Laws. If you wish your degree to show expertise in a specific area of law then you should apply for one of our specialised LLM programmes.

On the Laws LLM you select credits of taught modules from the majority of available LLM modules.

Note: Not all of the modules listed will be available in any one year and semesters listed can be subject to change. Any modules not available in the forthcoming academic session will be marked as soon as this information is confirmed by teaching academics. Modules 225-230 are only available on the Art, Business and Law and specific LLM programmes.

Certain combinations of modules may be restricted or required – see the individual module description for more details. These are also subject to change but will be confirmed prior to module selection.

Laws LLM >>