UCL Faculty of Laws


LLM Modules 2018-19

At UCL Laws, we offer a huge number of taught modules, covering a wide range of specialist subjects

The modules in the LLM programme have varying methods of delivery and assessment. Details of each module, including weekly contact hours, module syllabus and assessment, will be published in March.

Modules in 2018-19

The taught modules listed below are intended to be offered by UCL Laws in the 2018-19 academic year. 

The taught modules offered on the LLM programme vary from year to year. Please note that modules are subject to cancellation and module convenors may change. Applicants and offer-holders are therefore advised to check this site regularly for further updates following publication in March, and prior to the start of the programme in September.

Module NameCreditsTermDay, Time
Access to Justice: Theory and Practice (LAWS0155)151Mon, 16:00-18:00
Advanced Foundations of Environmental Law (LAWS0215)151Tue, 14:00-16:00
Advanced Foundations of International Law of Foreign Investment (LAWS0214)151Mon, 14:00-16:00
Alternative Dispute Resolution (LAWS0095)301 & 2Thu, 11:00-13:00
Aspects of National Security (LAWS0150)151Fri, 16:00-18:00
Banking Law (LAWS0059)301 & 2Wed 14:00-16:00
Bioethics Governance (LAWS0156)301 & 2Thu 14:00-16:00
Children and their Rights (LAWS0062)152Fri, 14:00-16:00
Commercial Remedies (LAWS0165)301 & 2Mon, 14:00-16:00
Company Law (LAWS0209)301 & 2Fri, 16:00-18:00
Comparative Constitutional Law (LAWS0114)152Tue, 14:00-16:00
Comparative Contract Law (LAWS0081)301 & 2Tue, 14:00-16:00
Comparative Copyright Law (LAWS0168)302 (twice weekly)Wed, 11:00-13:00 AND Fri, 11:00-13:00
Comparative Human Rights Law (LAWS0077)301 & 2Fri, 11:00-13:00
Comparative Human Rights Law I (LAWS0078)151Fri, 11:00-13:00
Comparative Human Rights Law II (LAWS0079)152Fri, 11:00-13:00
Competition Law (EU and UK) (LAWS0049)301 & 2Mon, 18:00-20:00
Competition Law and Intellectual Property Rights (LAWS0140)151Tue, 16:00-18:00
Competition Law Enforcement in Europe (LAWS0065)151Wed, 14:00-16:00
Constitutional and Institutional Law of the EU (LAWS0046)151Tue, 16:00-18:00
Corporate and Social Responsibility: An International Perspective (LAWS0116)151Mon, 14:00-16:00
Corporate Finance (LAWS0102)301 & 2Tue, 18:00-20:00
Corporate Governance in the US and UK (LAWS0115)151Mon, 16:00-18:00
Corporations, Global Business and Environmental Protection (LAWS0164)152Thu, 14:00-16:00
Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions (LAWS0083)301 & 2Thu, 16:00-18:00
Economic Analysis of Law (LAWS0106)151Tue, 11:00-13:00
Economic Analysis of Law: Corporations and Markets (LAWS0216)152Tue, 11:00-13:00
Economics in Competition Law and Practice, The Role of (LAWS0101)151Tue, 18:00-20:00
Environmental Lawyering (LAWS0211)152Tue, 14:00-16:00
EU Contract Law (LAWS0149)151Tue, 11:00-13:00
EU Trade and External Relations Law (LAWS0213)151Wed, 16:00-18:00
European Labour Rights in an International Context (LAWS0108)301 & 2Tue, 14:00-16:00
Foundations and Principles of International Law (LAWS0153)301 & 2Tue, 16:00-18:00
Future of Legal Practice, The (LAWS0147)301 & 2Wed, 09:00-11:00
Gender, Law and the State: Current Legal Issues (LAWS0055)301 & 2Thu, 14:00-16:00
Global Competition and Litigation (LAWS0066)152Tue, 18:00-20:00
Historical Development of the Common Law, The (LAWS0130)301 & 2Fri, 09:00-11:00
Human Rights at Work (LAWS0124)152Thu, 09:00-11:00
Insurance Law (excluding Marine Insurance) (LAWS0063)301 & 2Thu, 18:00-20:00
International and Commercial Trusts Law (LAWS0119)301 & 2Tue, 11:00-13:00
International and Comparative Secured Transactions (LAWS0099)301 & 2Mon, 18:00-20:00
International and European Refugee Law (LAWS0110)151Fri, 09:00-11:00
International and Global Environmental Law (LAWS0057)151Thu, 14:00-16:00
International Arbitration (LAWS0080)301 & 2Wed, 16:00-18:00
International Commercial Litigation (LAWS0053)301 & 2Thu, 14:00-16:00
International Energy Law (LAWS0088)301 & 2Tue, 11:00-13:00
International Human Rights Law (LAWS0058)301 & 2Tue, 11:00-13:00
International Humanitarian Law (LAWS0070)152Thu, 11:00-13:00
International Trade Law (LAWS0067)301 & 2Mon, 11:00-13:00
Introduction to the International Law of the Sea (LAWS0113)151Mon, 11:00-13:00
Jeremy Bentham and the Utilitarian Tradition (LAWS0051)301 & 2Wed, 11:00-13:00
Jeremy Bentham and the Utilitarian Tradition (LAWS0052)151Wed, 11:00-13:00
Jurisprudence and Legal Theory (LAWS0208)301 & 2Fri, 11:00-13:00
Jurisprudence and Legal Theory (LAWS0054)151Fri, 11:00-13:00
Land Use, Sustainability and Environmental Justice (LAWS0042)151Mon, 14:00-16:00
Law and Policy of Climate Change (LAWS0210)152Thu, 09:00-11:00
Law and Policy of International Courts and Tribunals (LAWS0082)301 & 2Mon, 11:00-13:00
Law of Patents (LAWS0169)301 & 2Thu, 16:00-18:00
Law of the World Trade Organisation, The (LAWS0047)151Thu, 11:00-13:00
Law of Trade Marks and Brands, The (LAWS0072)151Mon, 11:00-13:00
Law of Treaties (LAWS0158)301 & 2Tue, 14:00-16:00
Law, Economics and Society: The Foundations of Capitalism (LAWS0064)151Mon, 16:00-18:00
Legal Aspects of International Finance (LAWS0060)301 & 2Mon, 18:15-20:15
Legal Needs and Legal Assistance (LAWS0163)152Tue, 11:00-13:00
Marine Insurance Law (LAWS0093)301 & 2Fri, 16:00-18:00
Modern Advocacy and Classical Rhetoric (LAWS0121)152Mon, 11:00-13:00
Principles of Civil Justice (LAWS0141)301 & 2Thu, 09:00-11:00
Prison: Ideology, Policy and Law (LAWS0086)151Tue, 14:00-16:00
Regulation of Financial Markets (LAWS0084)301 & 2Fri, 11:00-13:00
Religion, State and Law (LAWS0142)152Tue, 09:00-11:00
Restitution of Unjust Enrichment (LAWS0105)301 & 2Thu, 09:00-11:00
US Antitrust Law and EU Competition Law: A Comparative Perspective (LAWS0097)301 & 2Wed, 11:00-13:00