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For the non-specialist student, the Law School offers a general LLM which permits the students to pick and mix modules from the specialist schemes. The general LLM consists of a compulsory module in Legal Research Methods plus taught modules, selected from the list below. The dissertation could be on any legal topic subject to approval of the Law School.

Entry requirements

We accept applications from graduates of LLB and other disciplines. For LLB graduates, we normally require a minimum of a lower second class degree from an approved University. Applications will be considered on a case by case basis for students with degrees in other subjects. Alternatively, possession of a suitable professional qualification or relevant practical experience may be accepted.

In general, all applicants are judged on their individual merits. Work experience and other factors are also taken into consideration.

We have many years’ experience of making offers of entry based on qualifications awarded worldwide and we welcome applications from international students. Entry will require a qualification deemed to be equivalent in level to the UK bachelor degree. For further advice and guidance about your qualification, please contact the International Admissions Officer at:

International applicants are normally required to provide evidence of English language proficiency. The minimum English language requirements will normally be:

  • IELTS 6.5 with at least 6.0 in each individual component score
  • Pearson PTE: a score of 62 (with no element lower than 58)
  • Cambridge English Test – Advanced: 176 (with no element lower than 169)

International Students

For information and further detailed guidance on entry requirements for International Students, including the minimum English Language entry requirement, please visit the Entry Requirements by Country pages on the International Education Centre section of our website.

Ask the IEC for assistance...

If you want advice or a general chat about what’s available contact the International Education Centre on +44 (0) 1248 382028 

Course modules

Modules include: legal research methods; Welsh public law; the legal regulation of health and social care in England and Wales; law of devolution in Wales and Europe; world trade law; intellectual property law; industrial property law; competition law; international banking law and capital markets; international corporate finance and merger regulation law; comparative corporate governance; employment law; international financial instruments law; international environmental law; international taxation law; European Union internal market law; international insurance law; international commercial arbitration law; bilingualism in Wales and other European countries.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 30 Weeks
LLM Full-time September 2017 GBP 13,000 (Whole course) International 1 Years
LLM Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,400 (Whole course) Home/EU 1 Years

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