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Postgraduate Law Courses (LLM)

Kingston’s LLM is an exciting opportunity to gain a solid postgraduate education in law and boost your professional career.

Our strength is to combine excellent and rigorous academic teaching and a number of opportunities to engage with the professional world and to develop practical skills and networks.

Some features of the programme are:

  • Excellence in teaching and learning: You will be taught by academics who are experts in different fields and who will support you in shaping your education and your professional profile. The Law academic team includes award–winning lecturers, fellows from the Higher Education Academy, and lecturers who combine teaching with research and active legal practice.
  • Diversity and inclusion: You will study in a very diverse and inclusive environment. Our students and lecturers come from all over the world.
  • Location, location, location! Kingston upon Thames has been rated London's happiest borough and has the lowest crime rate in London, as well as fast transport links to the city centre.

For more information on the programme, including modules, fees and other details, please see the General Law LLM course page.

Tailor your studies

The General Law LLM allows you to select your modules from a number of subjects, including Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arbitration, Commercial Law, Employment Law and more.

You can tailor your programme to your interests and career goals, with no named specialisation. This makes your degree transferable to the most disparate career paths you might take in the future.

You will however have the opportunity to develop a particular expertise in a specific area of law by writing your final dissertation on any topic of your choice, under the supervision of expert academics.

You can choose to take the full-time (one year) programme, or the part-time (two year) programme.

Employability, Engagement, Networking

Kingston University’s LLM offers you unique opportunities to develop your skills, engage with the vibrant life of the academic community and to enter the real world of work.

Some of the activities include:

Moreover, students will have the opportunity to be directly involved in the initiatives of three research groups:


Kingston University offers a range of postgraduate scholarships, including:

Find out more information about our scholarships.

How to apply

You can apply online for this course.

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