This course has multiple start dates:
17 / 09 / 2012
14 / 01 / 2013
1 year full-time
2 years part-time
20 (this number may be subject to change)
Full Time / Part Time
Available at the following campuses:
• A good Honours degree in Law, a related degree or equivalent.
• If your first degree is not in Law you will be required to take the Introduction to Law module.
• If your first language is not English an IELTS score of 6.5 is required. Students with a score of 5.5 may enrol after successful completion of the University’s pre-sessional course.
Tel: 01484 472192
In a competitive job market a Master’s Degree can help you stand out from the crowd. Studying for an LLM will enable you to engage in deeper study and engage in critical discourse in the legal subject area. It can enhance your career prospects through your skills in producing and delivering well researched and constructed seminar papers, preparing you for the conference circuit as well the ability to deliver more effective presentations in your work environment. Your studies and research will also enable you to keep your employers abreast of key changes in the law. The LLM is also recognised by the Solicitors' Regulation Authority for Continuing Professional Development purposes.
The LLM offers a good grounding in higher research. Many of our graduates continue to doctoral level as PHD students with us.
This course is also available by distance learning.
• Introduction to Law (for non-Law graduates)
• Legal Research Methods
• Private International Law
• Commercial Law
• Global Intellectual Property Rights
• Law and Practice of International Trade
• Corporate Governance and Business Ethics
• Employment Law
Other business related options are also available
The course has been specifically developed to benefit those who intend to specialise in particular areas of the law; such as trade, local government or international commerce. Practitioners will find the modules invaluable in improving their specialist knowledge, whilst others can use the course to enhance their careers as specialist advisers in international corporations, NGOs, government and international institutions.
You will receive a structured induction programme preparing you for the demands of the course. Methods of teaching, learning and assessment are designed to enable you to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies required by the course and reflects both the varying nature of the material studied and your different learning styles and strengths. You will be required to complete a dissertation on a subject of your course and are assigned a dissertation supervisor.
Here at the University of Huddersfield, we continue to work hard to ensure that we set a fee for postgraduate students that is fair and offers you value for money. The tuition fees for postgraduate taught courses will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance, please see Fees and finance.
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If you are interested in postgraduate research degrees, you can find information about research degree fees and finance here.
In 2010, the Business School moved into an exciting new building, following an investment of £17m. Set in landscaped grounds by the restored canal, this is the most environmentally friendly building on campus. It brings all of the Business School’s activities together in one state-of-the art facility and provides you with a high quality, professional environment in which to learn and develop.
The building features modern, spacious classrooms with excellent IT facilities and there are a number of computer labs for general access.
Another key feature is the provision of social space, where you can gather to study or just relax. ‘The Street’, at first floor level, comprises of a wide, curving space flooded with light from its triple-storey, sloping glazing. Here there are soft seating, tables, WiFi internet access and a terrace overlooking the courtyard, and a cafe selling excellent coffee and food, with vending facilities for if you're in a hurry or working late.
Research degrees are also available in this area. Contact us for details. Interim Awards A Master's course is 180 Master's level credits, which would normally take one calendar year full-time study. Interim awards are available at Postgraduate Certificate level or Postgraduate Diploma level should you decide to exit the course early. Please contact us for details of the credits required for these interim awards.
We hope you are interested in what you have seen and want to apply to join us.
Research plays an important role in informing all our teaching and learning activities. Through research our staff remain up-to-date with the latest developments in their field, which means you develop knowledge and skills that are current and highly relevant to industry. For more information, see the Research section of our website.