UCL Faculty of Laws


LLM Modules 2020-21

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

The information set out below provides details of the content of the modules for the 2020-21 academic year.

Modules in 2020-21

The taught modules listed below were offered by UCL Laws in the 2020-21 academic year. This is for information purposes only.

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 prior to the start of the programme in September.

Please note: the module descriptions give a clear outline of the content of each module. These module descriptions will be updated following UCL's decision regarding the delivery of the 2020/21 academic year, such as online or face to face, to reflect any potential changes that may occur. UCL is still assessing plans for the next academic year and all current UCL students and offer holders will be made aware when final decisions regarding the 2020/21 academic year are announced.

Module NameCreditsTermDay, Time
Access to Justice: Theory and Practice22.5Term 2Mon, 16:00-18:00
Advanced Foundations of Environmental Law22.5Term 1Tue, 14:00-16:00
Banking Law and Regulations45Term 1 & 2Wed, 14:00-16:00
Carriage of Goods by Sea45Term 1 & 2Mon, 14:00-16:00
Commercial Remedies45Term 1 & 2Mon, 14:00-16:00
Company Law22.5Term 1Fri, 11:00-13:00
Comparative Constitutional Law22.5Term 1Tue, 11:00-13:00
Comparative Corporate Governance45Term 1 & 2Mon, 11:00-13:00
Constitutional and Institutional Law of the EU22.5Term 2Tue, 16:00-18:00
Copyright and Designs, The Law of22.5Term 2Wed, 11:00-13:00
Corporate Finance45Term 1 & 2Fri, 09:00-11:00
Corporate Social Responsibility: An International Perspective45Term 1 & 2Mon, 14:00-16:00
Criminal Process and Human Rights45Term 1 & 2Thu, 11:00-13:00
Decolonizing Law45Term 1 & 2Mon, 16:00-18:00
Economics in Competition Law and Practice, The Role of22.5Term 2Tue, 18:00-20:00
European Labour Rights in an International Context45Term 1 & 2Tue, 14:00-16:00
Foundations and Principles of International Law 45Term 1 & 2Tue, 16:00-18:00
Gender, Law and the State: Current Legal Issues45Term 1 & 2Thu, 14:00-16:00
Historical Development of the Common Law, The45Term 1 & 2Mon, 11:00-13:00
International and Commercial Trusts Law45Term 1 & 2Tue, 11:00-13:00
International and Comparative Secured Transactions22.5Term 1Mon, 09:00-11:00
International and European Refugee Law22.5Term 1Fri, 09:00-11:00
International Arbitration45Term 1 & 2Tue, 14:00-16:00
International Commercial Litigation45Term 1 & 2Thu, 14:00-16:00
International Criminal Law45Term 1 & 2Mon, 09:00-11:00
International Human Rights Law45Term 1 & 2Tue, 11:00-13:00
International Law of Foreign Investment45Term 1 & 2Mon, 14:00-16:00
International Trade Law45Term 1 & 2Mon, 11:00-13:00
Jeremy Bentham and the Utilitarian Tradition45Term 1 & 2Wed, 11:00-13:00
Jeremy Bentham and the Utilitarian Tradition A22.5Term 1Wed, 11:00-13:00
Judges, Courts and Judicial Decision-Making22.5Term 2Wed, 16:00-18:00
Jurisprudence and Legal Theory45Term 1 & 2Fri, 11:00-13:00
Jurisprudence and Legal Theory A22.5Term 1Fri, 11:00-13:00
Land Use, Sustainability and Environmental Justice22.5Term 1Mon, 14:00-16:00
Law and Policy of Climate Change22.5Term 2Thu, 09:00-11:00
Law and Policy of International Courts and Tribunals45Term 1 & 2Mon, 11:00-13:00
Law and Policy of International Trade and the Environment22.5Term 2Fri, 11:00-13:00
Law of Patents45Term 1 & 2Thu, 16:00-18:00
Law of the World Trade Organisation45Term 1 & 2Wed, 16:00-18:00 
Legal Aspects of International Finance45Term 1 & 2Mon, 17:00-19:00
Legal Needs and Legal Assistance22.5Term 1Mon, 14:00-16:00
Liquidation and its Consequences22.5Term 2Tue, 09:00-11:00
Marine Insurance Law45Term 1 & 2Fri, 16:00-18:00
Privacy, Data and Surveillance Law22.5Term 2Wed, 11:00-13:00
Religion, State and Law22.5Term 2Tue, 09:00-11:00

Trade Marks and Unfair Competition in the UK, Europe and the United States

45Term 1 & 2Mon, 11:00-13:00
Use of Force in International Law22.5Term 1Mon, 09:00-11:00