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Advanced Legal Studies - LLM (Full-Time, 2019 Entry)

We offer you the chance to create a personal programme of study by drawing from all the postgraduate modules offered by our LLMs in International Development Law and Human Rights, International Economic Law, International Commercial Law, and International Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation. You can also choose a number of options from a list of modules from other departments. You will also develop a dissertation on a topic to be agreed and prepared with guidance from an assigned supervisor.

Related Degrees:

Core Modules:

To view the core module in greater detail, please click on the title:

Optional Modules:

Previously, a selection of the following optional modules have been offered:

To view the full list of available optional modules, please visit this page.

* The modules mentioned above may be subject to change. Please read our terms and conditions for more detailed information.


Teaching is mainly carried out through lectures and seminars, with an average of 8-10 hours of lectures and 3-5 hours of seminars per week, plus several short tests, exercises and essays per term.

You will be expected to undertake your own independent study for an average of 17 hours per term-time week.

There are a range of facilities available both on and off campus to help you further your own research and learning and become an independent, active learner.

We encourage one-to-one interaction with our world-leading academics and offer great flexibility in the optional modules that allow you to specialise or diversify your studies.

Contact Hours:

An average of 8-10 hours of lectures and 3-5 hours of seminars per week.

Class Sizes:

Lecture size will vary, especially for the optional modules, but also for core lectures.

Some of the larger modules may have 200-450 students and weekly seminars typically average around 15-20 students.


For Diploma students, assessment is through formal examinations and coursework.

Feedback is a vital part of the assessment process, as it helps you to reach your full potential by identifying the strengths and weaknesses of your work and the actions needed to develop your understanding and enhance your performance.

Feedback is provided in a variety of ways, including: grades and comments on marked work, solutions to problem sets, verbal feedback from tutors and peers in Support and Feedback Classes, Advice and Feedback hours with academic staff, and personal tutor meetings.

Our graduates have gone on to work for organisations and sectors including:

  • Legal Services
  • NGOs
  • Governmental and Regulatory Bodies

They have progressed into roles such as:

  • Law Lecturer
  • Lawyer
  • Commissioner

To Visit Warwick...

There are a number of different ways to visit the University of Warwick throughout the year. We host bespoke PG visits, where you can talk directly with your chosen department and explore our campus through a personalised tour. Some departments also host their own events and open days, where you can learn more about your department or course of study. To find out more about all of these opportunities, visit our Postgraduate Visits page.

Essential information

Course Code

P-M3PJ (P-M3PJP for part-time)


Full-time: 1 year

(September 2019 - September 2020)

Part-time: 2 years

(September 2019 - September 2021)

Entry Requirements

2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject

English Language Requirements

Band B 

IELTS overall score of 7.0, minimum component scores of two at 6.0/6.5 and the rest at 7.0 or above.

Department of Study

School of Law

Location of Study

University of Warwick

Course Fees

See Student Finance


The Law department have up to four full fee scholarships available for outstanding LLM candidates at Warwick. We have one award available to female LLM applicants who are nationals of and resident in Pakistan. The award will cover the full tuition fee for the year of study.

Additional Course Costs

Find out more about fees and funding on the University website.


How to Apply

Department website

Get a PG Prospectus


This information is applicable for 2019 entry.