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Full time & Part time September LLM 1 year full time, 2 years part time

About the course

About the course

You’ll learn from leading scholars with expertise in a wide range of areas, so you can keep your options open and explore a variety of approaches to law. On this course, you select core modules from one of our specialist Sussex-based LLM courses, and choose optional modules from all of our Sussex-based LLM courses, allowing you the flexibility to tailor your degree to your exact needs.

Many of our staff not only research, but also work with governments, international organisations and policy makers, so you’ll learn from academics with expertise in a wide range of areas, who will integrate the latest insights and research into the course content.

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Entry Requirements

You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above.

Your qualification should be in law or a relevant subject such as economics, finance, international relations, political science, history, criminology, criminal justice or sociology. You may still be considered for the course if you have a qualification in a different subject area. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.


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Chancellor's Masters Scholarships are available for Masters applicants that have, or expect to achieve a First Class UK Bachelors degree. There are only 100 scholarships available, so there is a competitive application process.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£3,000, awarded as a tuition fee reduction if you are assessed as 'Home' for tuition fees, or £5,000 if considered 'Overseas'


To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

have studied a Bachelors (Hons) at a UK university and hold, or expect to achieve, a First
have accepted an offer of a place on an eligible full time or part time Masters course to start in September 2021

Application Procedure

Complete our scholarship application form after you have received and accepted an offer of a place on an eligible Masters.

As there are limited awards available, applicants are advised to apply as soon as possible as all awards may be allocated before the final application deadline is reached. Priority will be given to applicants that have not already completed a postgraduate qualification.

All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by email.

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The scholarship is awarded as a tuition fee reduction and can be combined with other University of Sussex scholarships, including the Sussex Graduate Scholarship.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Scholarships of £3,000 are available to applicants applying to study a Law Masters course, commencing in September 2021.


You must have been offered and accepted a place on one of the following courses starting at Sussex in September 2021:

Criminal Law and Criminal Justice LLM
Criminology and Criminal Justice MA
Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law LLM
International Commercial Law LLM
International Financial Law LLM
International Human Rights Law LLM
International Law LLM
Law MA

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