Master of Laws (LLM) Programme

Fees and Funding 2014-15

Please note: New funding opportunities will be added here as they are confirmed so you may wish to check back occasionally to see whether new scholarships have been added.

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees cover all elements of tuition, registration and examination. All fees quoted are for the session 2014-15 and relate to the whole session. Fees for subsequent years of study are subject to increase and this is implicit in accepting the offer of a place at UCL. For full details see the fee schedules for 2014-15 here: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/current-students/money

Other Financial Assistance
Information about other sources of funding for Law courses is available on the Scholarships and Funding website: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/scholarships

Information on estimated living expenses can be found here: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate-study/fees-funding/fees-expenses


1. Faculty of Laws LLM Scholarships 2014-15 (10 available)
2. Joseph Hume Scholarship 2014-15

3. Victor Pinchuk Foundation for Ukrainian Students 2014-15
The GREAT/UCL Scholarship - India 2014-15

1. Faculty of Laws LLM Scholarships 2014-15

The Faculty currently offers the following scholarships for the LLM, to overseas applicants from outside the European Union except The Master of the Rolls Scholarship which is open to all Commonwealth students.

•  Five Bentham Scholarships
•  The Master of the Rolls Scholarship for Commonwealth Students
•  The John Carr Scholarship for students from Africa and the Caribbean
•  The Sir Frederick Pollock Scholarship for students from North America
•  The Sir John Salmond Scholarship for students from Australia and New Zealand
•  The Chief Justice Scholarship for students from India

The value of each of these scholarships is £5,000.

There is no application for the scholarships. Applicants will be automatically considered for the scholarships that they are eligible for if they are offered a place on the LLM. The Scholarships will be based upon academic merit using the application submitted for the LLM programme. In order to be eligible for a Scholarship, UCL must receive a complete application by Monday 3rd March 2014. Please note that the application will not be considered complete if you apply online by Monday 3rd March 2014 but it is still pending one or both references.

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2. Joseph Hume Scholarship 2014-15

One scholarship worth £1,600 is available for prospective LLM students or prospective and current MPhil/PhD research students in Laws.

The deadline is Friday 28th February 2014.

There is no application form for the Joseph Hume Scholarship if you will commence your programme that coming year. Applicants who have submitted a complete application by the deadline date will automatically be considered for the scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded based upon academic merit using the application form for the LLM programme or the MPhil/PhD programme. Current PhD students are eligible to apply. If you are a current PhD student, please see here for information on how to apply: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/laws/prospective/research/index.shtml?funding

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3. Victor Pinchuk Foundation for Ukrainian Students 2014-15

We would like to inform Ukrainian students applying for the UCL LLM about the grant programme "WorldWideStudies of the Victor Pinchuk Foundation".

WorldWideStudies provides grants up to 50.000 USD, covering up to 60% of the overall cost for Ukrainians until the age of 35 who want to pursue a Master’s Degree in agricultural studies, environmental studies, law and public administration at one of the world’s 200 best universities, including UCL. Applicants must demonstrate excellence, leadership, and a commitment to return to Ukraine to work there for at least 5 years. Also, they must have been accepted by the university of their choice.

Further information about the grant scheme, deadlines and how to apply can be found here: http://worldwidestudies.org/en/

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4. The GREAT/UCL Scholarship - India 2014-15

GREAT Scholarships - India, is a joint programme part funded through GREAT funds and through contributions made by UK Universities. GREAT is a part of the UK Government ’s campaign (https://www.gov.uk/britainisgreat)to show to the world the best of the UK.

In November 2013, the British Council announced its largest ever scholarship scheme worth almost £1 million to students from India. This provides for 370 scholarships covering 260 undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Engineering, Law and Business to Art & Design, Biosciences and IT at 36 UK universities.

As part of the GREAT/UCL Scholarship-India scheme, UCL will be offering eight jointly funded scholarships worth £5,000 each. There will be one award for the LLM programme.

Eligibility Requirements
Candidates must:

- Be a prospective full-time Master's student undertaking one of the one-year programmes at UCL listed above.
- Be domiciled in India.

Value, terms and conditions
- The value of each award is £5,000.
- Unless otherwise requested by the scholar, the scholarship is usually set against tuition fees. If payment is made directly to the scholarship holder, the award is paid in three equal instalments at the start of each term.
- The award is tenable for one year only.
- An award cannot be deferred to a later year.

Application Deadline
Candidates must be in receipt of an offer of admission to UCL by 28 March 2014. There is no separate application required for the scholarship.

Selection criteria
Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence, achievement and potential and will be awarded by recommendation of the academic department.

Notification of results
The successful candidate will be notified as soon as a decision has been made in June.

For more information regarding the scheme please see www.knowledgeisgreat.in

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Last updated 20 December 2013


The application process for the 2014-15 academic session, for entry in September 2014, is now open.

Please refer to the How to apply section for information on the application process.