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  • Study Type

    Part time available

  • Subject Areas

    Law

  • Start Date

    September, January

  • Course Duration

    1 year part time

  • Course Type

    LLM

  • Course Fees

    website

  • Last Updated

    05 February 2018

Course content

The course will provide you with the opportunity to develop in-depth knowledge of an area of chosen legal interest. It will encourage you to challenge current intellectual thinking whilst developing an advanced knowledge and ability to analyse your selected specialist area of law directly. The degree is suitable for qualified solicitors and barristers who are looking to enhance their career prospects. It is also suitable for students who have completed the Legal Practice Course or Bar Professional Training Course (formerly the Bar Vocational Course) but have not yet secured a training contract or pupillage.

The topic of legal research may be one arising from academic interest or a legal issue pertinent to your current expertise in legal practice. On this masters course you will be given the opportunity to design a bespoke qualification where you will critically analyse and understand complexities that can arise as well as challenging and informing global and comparative perspectives. The course is underpinned in many areas by internationally recognised research in addition to emerging research and advanced scholarship. It will challenge your thinking and stimulate your academic aspirations in the further specialist study of law.

The Masters in Law degree is awarded after the successful completion of the dissertation module incorporating advanced research methods. You will be supported by a supervisor and personal tutor during your studies on the course.

It may be possible to complete your Master of Laws top-up in 9 months.

Read more about Law at the University of Wolverhampton.

Why Wolverhampton?

Upon joining the LLM Professional Practice you will join a thriving postgraduate student body. Upon completion of the course, graduates will possess highly valued academic and research skills as well as a range of transferable skills designed to enhance employability in a law related career; as well as in future research and academia. In addition, we have experienced academic staff with internationally recognised research and publications in a variety of legal areas. We have excellent research facilities both for academic and practitioner lawyers that can be accessed on line. We have a strong framework to support our students throughout the duration of study including providing you with a personal tutor, academic guidance and support and postgraduate study skills to enhance your learning experience.

Career path

  • The LLM top-up will enhance the career prospects of those already working in legal practice as well as those who have not yet secured a training contract
  • Upon completion of the course you could also consider further study at MPhil/PhD level.

What skills will you gain?

This programme of study is designed to enhance the employability and promotion prospects of persons in the legal profession wishing to develop specialist knowledge in a bespoke area of law, it will provide you with a set of intellectual and practical skills that will aid your career development.

Holders of this award may also find positions in the field of education and research including continuing their study for a PhD.


Visit the Professional Practice (Top-up) - LLM page on the University of Wolverhampton website for more details!

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