Full time September MA 1 year full time

About the course

Are you a non-law graduate looking for a law conversion course to get up to speed with a range of legal concepts? 

This course offers you the opportunity to gain a Masters in Law so you’re prepared for many different career options. Replacing the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL)/Common Professional Examination (CPE), this degree focuses on the key areas of the law in England and Wales and provides a solid foundation for preparing for the first stage of the Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE), paving the way for a number of career options including: 

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Entry Requirements

You should normally have a lower second-class (2.2) undergraduate honours degree or above.

Your qualification can be in any subject. If you have a non-UK degree and intend to qualify as a barrister, you should also have a certificate of academic standing from the Bar Standards Board.


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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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