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School of Law

LLM and Diploma Modules

On this page you can find the full list of modules available on the LLM and Diploma programmes at Queen Mary University of London.

Module availability

At Queen Mary, we’re proud to deliver over 200 Postgraduate Law modules providing a large selection of module options for our students.

A specialised LLM programme requires students to complete 180 credits, including any dissertation. To expand your knowledge further, it may be possible to choose up to 60 credits from another LLM programme whilst still qualifying for your chosen degree.

However, do bear in mind that not all modules listed will be available in one year and may have restrictions or other conditions depending on your programme. Please see the individual module descriptions for more information.

Full details of module availability and the semesters they are to be taught will be made available at induction.

Commercial and Corporate Law LLM >> 

Comparative and International Dispute Resolution LLM >>

Energy and Climate Change Law LLM >>

European Law LLM >>

Human Rights Law LLM >>

International Economic Law LLM >>

Intellectual Property Law LLM >>

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: not all modules will be available in one year. Semesters will be made available closer to induction.

See the full list of optional modules:


  • ECOM015 Corporate Finance
  • ECOM053 Quantitative Methods in Finance
  • ECOM118 Practical Valuation
  • ECOM105 Valuation
  • 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 and Economics LLM >>

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 and Insurance Regulation

Data Protection and Information Security

Business and Trade Regulation

Energy and Environmental Regulation

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.

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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