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Southampton Law SchoolPostgraduate study

Master Degrees in Law

Our LLM Programmes – your choice

The Southampton Law School LLM programmes draw on the research strengths of the School’s academic staff who are active at the cutting edge of international and national legal reform and development. Our expertise is recognised as being of international excellence, and we are committed to providing the very best learning experience for all our students in a stimulating, supportive and research-led environment.

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LLM Master of Laws

The highly flexible structure of this LLM reflects the diversity of our expertise, and allows you to tailor the programme to suit your interests and career ambitions.

LLM Maritime Law

Taught by internationally-renowned experts, this challenging and prestigious qualification attracts ambitious graduates from around the world who wish to specialise in maritime and shipping law.

LLM International Law and Human Rights

If you are interested in the global problems facing the world, join our growing team of experts in international and human rights law to explore the legal problems and solutions.

Pre-sessional courses

If you do not meet our English Language requirements for direct entry, you may be able to apply to one of our Pre-sessional English Language courses

Pre-Masters (LLM) course

If you do not meet our entry requirements for direct entry to one of our MSc programmes, you could progress to one of them via the University's Pre-masters course

The LLM at Southampton

Create a bespoke programme based on your interests

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Students can select their module options and pathways once they arrive and tailor their LLM to their own interests and career development. Students are required to choose four subjects in the area of their interest and write a dissertation in that subject area.

The programme aims to:

Following an unexpected path

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