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Postgraduate Laws (LLM/PGDip/PGCert)

Start DateOctober. 2022

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Requirements for LLM

Entry requirements: LLM

For direct entry to the LLM, you will usually have one of the following:

  • A Bachelor of Laws (LLB) with second-class honours from the University of London.
  • A second-class bachelor degree (or equivalent), where at least half the units are in law-related subjects.
  • Have the equivalent of a bachelor degree, 2:2 hons in Law
  • Have been called to the Bar.
  • A pass in the Bar Vocational Course (BVC) of England and Wales, or the Qualifying Exam of the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority of England (or corresponding exams in Scotland or Northern Ireland), plus a second-class bachelor degree (or equivalent).
  • The Common Professional Examination or a Graduate Diploma in Law, plus a second-class bachelor degree (or equivalent).
  • You are qualified as a solicitor or barrister in England or Wales, or the equivalent elsewhere.

English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you’ll be required to show evidence that you have undertaken substantial education or work experience in English. We accept a range of evidence including proficiency test scores. If you don’t have evidence but believe you meet the standard, we may consider your case.