We live in a society governed by a complex legal framework but how much do we really understand the rights we have and the obligations we must abide by?
Our LLM in Law course will provide you with an opportunity to explore this area and develop your knowledge around Law, particularly in areas affected by international and comparative law. You will be introduced to the relevant rules, values and institutions of comparative and international law, which then feed into, and aim to challenge your learning, through study topics including public international law, international human rights, commercial law, and corporate social responsibility.
Benefitting from over 50 years’ experience of teaching Law and giving you the opportunity to participate in the Coventry University Global Leaders programme (subject to application and fees), as well as our CMI accredited module, our LLM in Law offers plenty of ways to help to develop your skills and stand out in the global graduate market. You can also undertake professional experience of up to a year during your course, which could help to further skills needed in your future career.
Professional experience option
This master’s programme provides you with the additional option to apply for a professional experience opportunity during your first semester with us. The professional experience opportunity is designed to further develop your skills and knowledge with the aim of maximising your employability prospects.
Please note that the optional professional experience modules incur an additional tuition fee, which for 1 semester of professional experience is £1,333.33, for 2 semesters of professional experience is £2,666.67, and for 3 semesters of professional experience is £4,000.
Professional experience opportunities are not guaranteed, and while you will be responsible for sourcing any opportunity, you will have the support of our Talent Team in doing so. This is subject to competitive application, availability, meeting any applicable visa requirements and additional costs may apply. Find out more about the professional experience option or use our enquiry forms for UK and for EU/International students to ask any questions.
Why Coventry University?
An award-winning university, we are committed to providing our students with the best possible experience. We continue to invest in both our facilities and our innovative approach to education. Our students benefit from industry-relevant teaching, and resources and support designed to help them succeed. These range from our modern library and computing facilities to dedicated careers advice and our impressive Students’ Union activities.
Our LLM in Law course has been designed to challenge and cultivate your knowledge around Law. The focus is on international and comparative law, but the course also draws from the diverse legal topics covered by other courses taught at Coventry Law School.
The course will introduce you to the relevant rules, values and institutions of comparative and international law, which then feed into, and aim to challenge your learning, through study topics including public international law, international human rights, commercial law, and corporate social responsibility. The course allows you the opportunity to acquire substantive and practical knowledge of international and comparative law, which can then be employed in commercial and other practice.
You will be taught by experts in the field of law, with assessment designed to test both critical understanding of the law, as well as its practical application. In addition to this, you will benefit from over 50 years’ experience of teaching law, and have the opportunity to study our CMI* accredited module. Please note that staff are subject to change.
This course can be offered on a part-time basis, with study over two years. Whilst we would like to give you all the information about our part-time offering here, it is tailored for each course each year depending on the number of part-time applicants. Therefore, the part-time teaching arrangements vary. You can make an enquiry about part-time study using our online forms, for UK and for EU/International students.
Why choose this course?
Our broad LLM in Law course will focus on international law and comparative law but also offer the opportunity to engage with more diverse legal topics from across other LLMs taught at Coventry Law School.
You will be taught by experts in the field of international and commercial law and have the chance to apply to extend your course with professional experience, which can last for up to a year. With the support of our Talent Team, you can search for a suitable opportunity, which could help to develop the skills needed for your future career. Following your professional experience, you will then return to the university to complete your final semester. Please see the professional experience option section in the Overview tab for further details,
Law has been taught at Coventry University for over 50 years and we are currently staffed by over 40 highly experienced academics and former practitioners, who bring their professional and/or research expertise into teaching; our faculty take pride in providing friendly, accessible support and guidance as well as inspirational teaching. Please note that staff are subject to change.
Our learning facilities, which include modern classrooms, open learning spaces and our moot room allow you the chance to get the most out of your learning experience. Our Moot Room, which is based on the ground floor of the George Eliot building will give you the opportunity to practise your legal skills. You will also have opportunities to advance your legal knowledge through attendance at conferences, special guest seminars, and sessions with guest speakers, many of whom are currently working in the legal industry (subject to availability). Please also note that due to the ongoing situation around COVID-19 restrictions, some teaching spaces may have reduced availability or restrictions on their use. Please refer to the University’s webpages regarding our response to Covid-19, for UK students and for International students.
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