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Specialist Degrees 2022-23

Browse the LLM specialist degrees available for the 2022-23 academic year.

If you want to study an LLM with a specialism, you should apply to the relevant LLM specialism route. If you are unsure at this stage whether you want to specialise or would like to study a general LLM, then you should apply to the general LLM route.

Specialisms offered on the LLM programme vary from year to year. The list below is the confirmed specialisms for 2022/23.

Modules are listed in each of the specialisms. Please note that these are subject to cancellation and module convenors may change. Modules are subject to cancellation and module convenors may change. 

Specialisms 2022/23

If you wish to obtain an LLM specialist degree you must select a minimum of 60 credits from the qualifying modules listed in that specialism (to be confirmed), plus write your Research Essay in the area of the specialism.

Competition Law
Find out more about the LLM in Competition Law
 
Module Name
Competition Law (EU and UK)
Competition Law, Regulation and Intangible Economy
Economics in Competition Law and Practice, The Role of
Corporate Law

Find out more about the LLM in Corporate Law

Module Name
Company Law
Comparative Corporate Governance
Corporate Finance
Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions
Economic Analysis of Law: Corporations and Markets
International Law of Foreign Investment
Legal Aspects of International Finance
Liquidation and its Consequences
 
Environmental Law and Policy

Find out more about the LLM in Environmental Law and Policy

Module Name
Advanced Foundations of Environmental Law
Environmental Lawyering
International and Global Environmental Law
Law and Policy of Climate Change
Law and Policy of International Trade and the Environment
Human Rights Law

Find out more about the LLM in Human Rights Law

Module Name
Access to Justice: Theory and Practice
Aspects of National Security Law
Criminal Law and Human Rights
Comparative Human Rights Law
Gender, Law and the State: Current Legal Issues
Human Rights at Work
International and European Refugee Law
Judges, Courts and Judicial Decision-Making
Law and Policy of International Courts and Tribunals
Legal Needs and Legal Assistance
Privacy, Data and Surveillance Law
International Banking and Finance

Find out more about the LLM in International Banking and Finance

Module Name
Corporate Finance
Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions
Economic Analysis of Law: Corporations and Markets
International and Commercial Trusts Law
International Law of Foreign Investment
Legal Aspects of International Finance
Regulation of Financial Markets
The Law and Regulation of Banks and FinTech Services
International Commercial Law

Find out more about the LLM in International Commercial Law

Module Name
Carriage of Goods by Sea
Commercial Remedies
Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions
International and Commercial Trusts Law
International Arbitration
International Commercial Litigation
International Trade Law
Legal Aspects of International Finance
Liquidation and its Consequences
Marine Insurance Law
The Law and Regulation of Banks and Fintech Services
Intellectual Property Law
Find out more about the LLM in Intellectual Property Law
 
Module Name
Competition Law, Regulation and the Intangible Economy
Copyright and Designs, The Law of
Law of Patents
Law of Trade Marks and Brands
Jurisprudence and Legal Theory
Module Name
Gender, Law and the State: Current Legal Issues
Human Rights at Work
Jeremy Bentham and the Utilitarian Tradition
Jeremy Bentham and the Utilitarian Tradition A
Jurisprudence and Legal Theory A
Law and Social Justice

Find out more about the LLM in Law and Social Justice

Module Name
Access to Justice: Theory and Practice
Criminal Law and Human Rights
Environmental Lawyering
Gender, Law and the State: Current Legal Issues
International and European Refugee Law
International Criminal Law
Judges, Courts and Judicial Decision-Making
Legal Needs and Legal Assistance
Privacy, Data and Surveillance Law
Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Find out more about the LLM in Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Module Name
Aspects of National Security Law
Environmental Lawyering
International and Commercial Trusts Law
International Arbitration
International Commercial Litigation
Judges, Courts and Judicial Decision-Making
Law and Policy of International Courts and Tribunals
Maritime Law
Find out more about the LLM in Maritime Law
 
Module Name
Marine Insurance Law
Carriage of Goods by Sea
Interntional Trade Law
Public Law

Find out more about the LLM in Public Law

Module Name
Access to Justice: Theory and Practice
Aspects of National Security
Comparative Human Rights Law
Discretion and the Rule of Law
Environmental Lawyering
Gender, Law and the State: Current Legal Issues
Human Rights at Work
International and European Refugee Law
International and Global Environmental Law
Judges, Courts and Judicial Decision-Making
Legal Needs and Legal Assistance
Privacy, Data and Surveillance Law