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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 A23

Semester B23

Semester C23

Commercial and Corporate Law LLM >> 

Semester A23

Semester B23

Semester A23-C23

  • SOLM920 Dissertation in Common Law (Semester 1-3) (Compulsory)

As part of the programme you will also be able to choose specific modules from the Laws LLM programme. More information on this will be available at your comprehensive two week induction induction.

Semester A23

Semester B23

Semester C23

Comparative and International Dispute Resolution LLM >>

Semester A23

Semester B23

Semester C23

Energy and Climate Change Law LLM >>

Semester A23

Semester B23

Semester C23

European Law LLM >>

Semester A23

Semester B23

Semester C23

Human Rights Law LLM >>

Semester A23

Semester B23

Semester C23

International Economic Law LLM >>

Semester A23

Semester B23

Semester C23

Intellectual Property Law LLM >>

Semester A23

Semester B23

Semester C23

International Business Law LLM >>

Please note that the modules shown here are subject to change. For information on modules offered by the School of Economics and Finance, please consult the module directory.

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 A23

Economics

  • ECOM015 Corporate Finance
  • ECOM053 Quantitative Methods in Finance
  • ECOM118 Practical Valuation
  • ECOM105 Valuation

Law

Semester B23

Economics

  • ECOM035 International Finance
  • ECOM038 Behavioural Finance
  • ECOM058 Principles of Accounting
  • ECOM095 Mergers and Acquisitions
  • ECOM120 Strategy, Leadership and Management of Investment Banks
  • ECOM137 China and Global Financial Markets

Law

Semester C23

Law

Not running

  • SOLM012 Corporate Governance and Responsibility in Finance
  • SOLM055 Comparative Competition Law
  • SOLM140 Insurance Contracts
  • SOLM146 International Regulation of Shipping
  • SOLM162 International Energy Transactions
  • SOLM204 Criminal Justice and Surveillance Technologies
  • SOLM245 EU Financial and Monetary Law

Law and Economics LLM >>

Semester A23

Semester B23

Semester C23

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 A23

Semester B23

Semester C23

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 >>

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