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University of Reading

University of Reading

Advanced Legal Studies

This is a dedicated course for the study of law at an advanced level.

This generalist LLM course offers you maximum flexibility, enabling you to tailor your studies to meet your own interests and ambitions in a broad range of areas. It aims to equip you with the knowledge and skills you require to succeed as professionals, scholars and leaders in the field of law.

In addition to the imparting of legal knowledge, it encourages the ability to delineate and evaluate issues, select relevant materials, and produce arguments encompassing policy, existing practice and knowledge at an advanced level.

We were ranked 10th for research intensity in a recent national assessment, with 100% of our research rated as world leading or internationally excellent, which feeds directly into your learning. We offer a dynamic and international learning environment. Our teaching is supported by first-class research conducted by renowned experts across the main fields of national, European and international law.
Modules are offered by schools and departments including the Graduate Institute of Political and International Studies, and the International Capital Market Association (ICMA) Centre.

The course is supported by expert academic researchers and practitioners, and features links with employers and opportunities to gain real-world experience.

**Careers**

Graduates from our LLM course have gone on to work for various national and international law firms, as lawyers and as in-house legal counsel for large multinational companies in the UK and abroad, as well as international organisations and NGOs. A good proportion of our recent graduates are working with the European Union, the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the International Police (INTERPOL), amongst others.

A postgraduate law degree will open many doors not only in specialised areas of employment, such as law firms, European and intergovernmental and nongovernmental organisations, but also in academia (with further postgraduate study), the media (journalism and broadcasting), the civil service, and other branches of public service.

**Modules**

- Introduction to international law

- International dispute settlement

- International refugee law

- Human rights law, policy and practice

Entry requirements

LLM: You are normally required to have a good undergraduate honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). However, our participants come with a variety of relevant legal and non-legal experience and all applicants are considered on individual merit.

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent).

Course modules

Sample modules may include:

* Introduction to international law

* International dispute settlement

* International refugee law

* Human rights law, policy and practice

Fees

These course fees cover the cost of your tuition. Some courses will require additional payments for field trips and extra resources. You will also need to budget for your accommodation and living costs.
For part-time fees please contact the university.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 7,180 (Academic year) Home/EU 12 Months
LLM Full-time £ 15,270 (Academic year) International 12 Months
LLM Part-time Home/EU 24 Months
LLM Part-time International 24 Months
LLM Part-time September 2019 16,045 (Whole course) International 24 Months
LLM Part-time September 2019 7,545 (Whole course) Home/EU 24 Months
LLM Full-time September 2019 16,045 (Whole course) International 12 Months
LLM Full-time September 2019 7,545 (Whole course) Home/EU 12 Months
LLM Full-time September 2019 7,545 (Whole course) EU 12 Months
LLM Part-time September 2019 7,545 (Whole course) Channel Islands 24 Months
LLM Part-time September 2019 7,545 (Whole course) EU 24 Months
LLM Part-time September 2019 7,545 (Whole course) Wales 24 Months
LLM Full-time September 2019 7,545 (Whole course) England 12 Months
LLM Full-time September 2019 7,545 (Whole course) Scotland 12 Months
LLM Full-time September 2019 7,545 (Whole course) Channel Islands 12 Months
LLM Part-time September 2019 7,545 (Whole course) England 24 Months
LLM Part-time September 2019 7,545 (Whole course) Northern Ireland 24 Months
LLM Part-time September 2019 7,545 (Whole course) Scotland 24 Months
LLM Full-time September 2019 7,545 (Whole course) Northern Ireland 12 Months
LLM Full-time September 2019 7,545 (Whole course) Wales 12 Months

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