The LLM Laws course offers a flexible approach to postgraduate study, where you can tailor the programme to suit your specific needs and career aspirations.
This LLM degree is suitable for individuals already working in the legal sector, as well as those looking to increase their knowledge in this area. Outside of term time you will have the opportunity to volunteer in the University’s Legal Advice Clinic. There you will have the chance to put the knowledge and skills you have gained on the course into practice. The Clinic will allow you to engage directly with the legal profession, and work with a number of reputable law firms.
University of South Wales is a Top 50 Law School, according to Guardian League Tables, and prides itself on its excellent teaching and student support.
The LLM Laws degree structure allows you to choose three modules from the following:
- Equality, Rights and Society
- International and Comparative Media Law
- International Family Law
- International Human Rights Law
- Criminal Evidence and Forensics
- Law and Order
- Transnational Criminal Law
- Consumer and Commercial Law
- Corporate Law and Governance
- Independent Study
All students will also study the core modules Law of Obligation, Frameworks of International and European Law and Research methods. Finally, students will complete a written dissertation which is submitted at the end of September in the year following entry onto the degree.
The discipline of law and the knowledge and skills it offers present a number of career paths. These include legal practice and various positions in industry, local and central government, banking or finance.