Postgraduates: Do More With Law

Brilliant prospects. Diverse careers.

We believe every student is unique - with different strengths and ambitions. We offer a rich portfolio of LLMs, a senior-status MA and many opportunities to explore careers within or beyond law. Our intellectually demanding, research-informed curriculum is delivered by academics who are leaders in their fields. Combining teaching and research excellence will enrich your learning experience and see you do more with law than you ever imagined possible.


Explore our new courses

LLM Law, Innovation and Technology

Offering in-depth, intensive study in a range of areas, you will gain expertise in IT law, IP law, privacy and data protection, e-commerce and online business development, digital markets and virtual competition, and digital technology in legal practice.

LLM Law, Environment, Sustainability & Business

This course offers in-depth, intensive study of law and regulation that can help tackle the environmental and sustainability challenges facing businesses, governments and not-for-profit organisations, as well as influence the relationships between business actors and their shareholders and stakeholders.

Postgraduate events

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Why Bristol?

A rich portfolio of LLMs

Our wide range of distinctive LLMs offers a unique opportunity for our students and graduates to help shape and inform policy and legislation around the world and across many sectors.

A senior-status MA

An accelerated, fast-track, senior status postgraduate degree, with options for specialist study. Graduate in two years versus three with an LLB - and with a deeper understanding of law and legal reasoning than is possible with a one-year Graduate Diploma in Law.

Real experiences of law

Through our Human Rights Law Clinic, a student-led Pro Bono legal services and initiatives such as the Freedom Law Clinic, you can gain recognised, real-life experience of law that employers in a wide range of sectors will value. Further opportunites include mentoring schemes and legal tech placements. 

Access to diverse careers

With a rich calendar of career-focused activities and a strong collaboration between the School, our alumni, international law firms, non-governmental organisations and more, you will graduate with the skills, knowledge and contacts to fulfil your career aspirations and excel in or out of law.

Bristol is extremely diverse and this is perhaps what makes the university and indeed the city, great. Engaging with people from such diverse backgrounds and all parts of the world expands my mind and allows me to grow both professionally and personally.

Ahmed Jelle

Doing More with Law

Take a look at the Law School Employability Blog and gain insight into the opportunities our students have to start shaping their future careers.

I am from the US and decided to move to Bristol for university because I loved the city, the people, and the academic rigour of the law degree. I originally wanted to live in London, but after visiting Bristol, I realised how safe and welcomed I felt in a city that was large enough to be exciting and entertaining yet small enough to make me feel at home.

Nicole Hilton

Take a virtual tour

Navigate through a virtual tour of the Law School, exploring the iconic Wills Memorial Building, library and state of the art teaching facilities.

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