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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.

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.

Semester A21

Semester B21

Semester C21

Semester B21 and C21

Banking and Finance Law LLM >>

Semester A21

Semester B21

Semester C21

Semester 2 and 3

Commercial and Corporate Law LLM >> 

Semester A21

Semester B21

Semester C21

Semester B21 and C21

Comparative and International Dispute Resolution LLM >>

Semester A21

Semester B21

Semester C21

Semester B21 and C21

Energy and Natural Resources Law LLM >>

Semester A21

Semester B21

Semester C21

Semester B21 and C21

European Law LLM >>

Semester A21

Semester B21

Semester C21

Semester B21 and C21

Human Rights Law LLM >>

Semester A21

Semester B21

Semester C21

Semester B21 and C21

International Business Law LLM >>

Semester A21

Semester B21

Semester C21

Intellectual Property Law LLM >>

Semester A21

Semester B21

Semester C21

Semester B21 and C21

International Business Law 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:

Semester A21

Economics

Law

Semester B21:

Economics

Law

Semester C21:

Economics

Law

Not running

  • SOLM006 International Finance Law Applied
  • SOLM016 Islamic Finance and Commercial Law
  • SOLM059 Competition Enforcement: From Investigation to Sanctions
  • SOLM082 International and Comparative Law of Unfair Competition
  • SOLM094 Competition Law, Intellectual Property and Innovation
  • SOLM191 Legal Aspects of Financing Development
  • SOLM193 WTO Law Domestic Regulations and Trade Remedies
  • SOLM206 IT Transactions
  • SOLM214 Telecommunications Policy, Law and Regulation
  • SOLM215 European and International Telecommunications Law & Regulation
  • SOLM234 Accounting for Lawyers
  • SOLM235 Derivatives in a Legal Context
  • SOLM236 Risk Management in Law

Law and Economics LLM >>

Semester A21

Semester B21

Semester C21

Semester B21 and C21

Public International Law LLM >>

This information is subject to change

Compulsory Modules

SOLM926 Dissertation (5,000 word essay)

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.

Semester A21

Semester B21

Semester C21

Semester B21 and C21

Technology, Media and Telecommunications 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 >>