The majority of law schools require a law degree prior to acceptance on an LLM programme. This is not the case with Lancaster University Law School. Those holding at least a 2nd class honours degree in any other subject from a UK university, as well as those with equivalent qualifications, are welcome to apply. The LLM degrees offered by Lancaster Law are suited to both law and non-law graduates.
Lancaster Law School not only offers a host of specialised Master of Laws programmes, but also affords students with great flexibility. They may take the LLM course full-time for one year, part-time for up to two years, choose a research-based LLM, acquire the degree online or opt for a dual Masters programme.
Moreover, students are assured of high quality legal education from Lancaster as evidenced by the accolades it has received. It is the best law school in the North West of England. It was recently ranked 9th top university in the entire UK by The Complete University Guide League Tables. It is consistently ranked higher than most other UK universities by the Russell Group.
The following LLM programmes are offered by Lancaster Law School:
- General LLM
- LLM in International Law
- LLM in International Human Rights Law
- LLM in International Business and Corporate Law
- LLM in International Human Rights & Terrorism Law
All may be taken full-time or part-time. The general LLM is also available as a research-based degree. Lancaster's LLM in Diplomacy and International Law is available online or as a dual degree LLM/MA program.