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Sussex Law School

Study at one of the UK’s most vibrant Law schools

The University of Sussex is a research intensive university university with an excellent international reputation, based in the cosmopolitan seaside city of Brighton & Hove. We welcome spirited students who want to study in a creative and intellectually challenging environment. At Sussex you will be encouraged to open your mind, deepen your thinking, and leave your mark on the world.

A Master of Laws degree from Sussex Law School will enhance your earning potential and maximise your career options, equipping you with the skills, knowledge and opportunities to further your career to the highest level, whether in industry or through research.

Our range of LLM degrees offers you a choice from the most important and developing areas of the law, ensuring you have the knowledge and skills to take your career in any direction. Law at Sussex is renowned as a leading centre of research and you’ll benefit from teaching which is informed by this expertise.

Why Choose Sussex?

  • Our courses are designed with skills training at their core, enabling you to think logically about legal problems and fully prepare for a wide variety of careers.
  • Learn from today’s leading lawyers and build a rich base of knowledge.
  • Our world-leading research underpins our teaching and we offer a truly international, stimulating and engaging learning environment.
  • Build your networks with study visits and our links with national law associations and leading research groups.
  • In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014), 91% of our Law research was rated as world-leading, internationally excellent or internationally recognised.

Research excellence

Our courses reflect our innovative, interdisciplinary approach to research and learning. Our Masters courses are excellent preparation for doctoral study, where you’ll have the opportunity to conduct and contribute to pioneering research within one of our research groups, including:

  • Family, Relationship and Kinship
  • Information Law
  • Property, Land and Environment.

Scholarship opportunities

The University of Sussex offers a range of Masters scholarships.

Brighton campus

Our beautiful green campus is located on the edge of the South Downs National Park and is just a 9-minute train journey from the centre of Brighton. This famously welcoming and cosmopolitan coastal city, with its fantastic shopping, diverse nightlife and eclectic cultural scene, is only 30 minutes from Gatwick Airport and an hour from London - making Sussex one of the UK's most ideally situated universities.

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Find out more and experience the unique atmosphere of Sussex by joining us for one of our upcoming postgraduate events.


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