LLM Law - Law and GlobalisationFind a programme
|Faculty||Faculty of Social Sciences and Law|
One year full-time;
two years part-time
|Location of programme||Clifton campus|
|Part-time study available||
Part-time study requires daytime weekday attendance
|Start date||September 2022|
At a critical time in history, our LLM in Law and Globalisation provides you with an opportunity to engage in an exciting area of law that is complex and constantly evolving – and graduate to meet a growing demand for expert lawyers that can embrace the challenges and opportunities of an increasingly interdependent and turbulent world.
Our LLM programmes, including the LLM in Law and Globalisation, are well-respected by leading law firms*, international businesses, financial and non-governmental organisations. This programme offers in-depth, intensive study of international legal frameworks, trade, employment and human rights, from practical, theoretical, economic and socio-political perspectives.
Choosing the LLM in Law and Globalisation will see you challenged and inspired by world-leading academics dedicated to progressive and innovative thinking on a wide range of related issues – with those teaching the course all part of the Law School’s Centre for International Law.
The intellectually demanding, research-rich curriculum they deliver makes our graduates stand out, able to demonstrate excellent legal, analytical and research skills and empowered to pursue rewarding careers in a variety of sectors.
This programme has particular appeal to those looking to forge ahead in law, finance or governance. Many students go on to work for leading law firms specialising in human rights or business law, for international NGOs and for global governance organisations.
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* Ranked #4 in UK for most graduate trainees recruited by top law firms (Chambers Student Guide 2019)
Fees for 2022/23
We charge an annual tuition fee. Fees for 2022/23 are as follows:
- UK: full-time
- UK: part-time (two years)
- Overseas: full-time
Following the recent changes to fee assessment regulation, Channel Islands and Isle of Man students will no longer be charged a separate tuition fee. From the 2021/22 academic year they will be charged the same fees as Home students.
Fees are subject to an annual review. For programmes that last longer than one year, please budget for up to a five per cent increase in fees each year. Find out more about tuition fees.
University of Bristol students and graduates can benefit from a ten per cent reduction in tuition fees for postgraduate study. Check your eligibility for an alumni scholarship.
Funding for 2022/23
University of Bristol students and graduates can benefit from a 10% reduction in tuition fees for postgraduate study. Check your eligibility for an alumni scholarship.
Funding for 2022/23
Information about funding and scholarships can be found on the University of Bristol Law School fees and funding web pages. This includes information about the Law School’s Think Big about Global Justice Scholarships, open to international postgraduate students.
Further information on funding for prospective UK and international postgraduate students.
Further information on funding for prospective UK, EU and international postgraduate students.
We have a large and vibrant international community and University of Bristol LLM students benefit from small class sizes. Our exciting range of optional units reflect the expertise of our globally renowned academics and an opportunity to further specialise your degree.
You will take four units (120 credit points overall, 30 credit points each) and a compulsory dissertation (60 credit points). You have the option of taking three specialist Law and Globalisation units and one unit from any of our other LLM programmes.
Visit our programme catalogue for full details of the structure and unit content for our LLM in Law and Globalisation.
An upper second-class honours degree in law. International students with equivalent qualifications should supply a transcript of their examination results (this should be an official English translation if the original is not in English).
See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website
See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.
English language requirements
If English is not your first language, you need to meet this profile level:
Further information about English language requirements and profile levels.
Read the programme admissions statement for important information on entry requirements, the application process and supporting documents required.
Graduating from a world-leading law school* will open doors in a variety of sectors. The content and approach to teaching in this programme will develop and deepen your understanding of law and globalisation, whilst building many transferable skills.
This LLM is suitable for law graduates and can provide a springboard into a diverse range of careers. It could also boost the prospects for those already working in related fields - or a substantial first step towards a research career.
Please visit our Careers and Employability web page for more information about the support and opportunities we provide during your studies.
*A top 50 Law School (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021)
29 July 2022 for international applicants. 12 August 2022 for UK applicants. Early applications recommended; places may fill before the deadline. As students from different regions tend to apply at different points in the application period, applications from some regions may close earlier in the year.
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REF 2014 results
- 41% of research is world-leading (4*)
- 44% of research is internationally excellent (3*)
- 14% of research is recognised internationally (2*)
- 1% of research is recognised nationally (1*)
Results are from the most recent UK-wide assessment of research quality, conducted by HEFCE. More about REF 2014 results.