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Course Overview

This LLM Law course will provide you with a flexible postgraduate degree, where you will gain specialist legal knowledge which you can use to advise or manage businesses and organisations globally.

Although this is not a qualifying law degree, it can be a stepping stone towards a career combining Business and Law by allowing you to gain the analytical and research skills, and the expert subject knowledge required for many employment opportunities.

This course offers many flexible study options, meaning you can choose which style of learning suits your lifestyle better, whether that’s at weekends, evenings, or during the daytime. Unlike many other Law degrees, this course is taught in small group sizes, giving you the individual attention and support needed for success. Alongside the course, we are pleased to offer all of our students the chance to learn about RCL’s unique Personal, Leadership, and Growth programme called Thinking Into Character, which is designed to teach you how to manage and lead yourself effectively in order to be successful in all aspects of your personal and professional life. 

Why study this course?

  • This is an ideal programme for students who wish to enter a diverse range of professions within or outside of the legal profession
  • A postgraduate Law degree will equip you with the skills required to think critically, construct arguments, and process large amounts of data.
  • Learn the knowledge and transferable skills needed to stand out to future employers.
  • Online learning provides additional flexibility with your studies

Course details

  • Location

  • Duration

    1 year
  • Fees

    £ 7,920 per year, £ 13,550 per year (Overseas)
  • Timetable

    Flexible options with weekday, evening, and weekend classes available. Check when you apply.
  • Delivered in partnership with


  • Fundamental Academic Legal Skills and the English Legal
  • Corporate Governance
  • International Business Law
  • International Human Rights Law
  • Individual Employment Law
  • Public International Law
  • Independent Legal Research Project
  • Financial and Economic Crime
  • Legal Tech/Fin Tech
  • International Dispute Resolution
  • Islamic Insurance (Takaful)
  • Islamic Business Transaction Law
  • International Marketing Management
  • Corporate and Social Responsibility
  • Corporate Reporting
  • Strategic Management and Leadership
  • Dissertation (core)
  • Research Skills and Methods in Law (core)


Career progression

You can achieve career progression in law or many other fields, such as

Working in-house as a member of a legal team in a huge range of professions and fields including:

• Government legal policy roles
• Civil Service
• Forensic accountant
• Local government officer
• Business management and leadership
• A huge range of roles in the corporate world
• Company secretary

Entry Requirements

Standard Academic entry requirements:

  • Lower second-class honours degree (2.2) in law or another
    relevant subject

 Non-standard applicant requirements:

  • IELTS 7.0 with normally no less than 6.5 in any band (or



Alternative assessment:

For mature students (those over 21 years old), or those requiring an alternative kind of assessment:

  • You must take part in an academic interview to demonstrate your non-academic achievements, such as work experience.
  • Professor Claire de Than
    Head of School of Law and Social Sciences

How to apply

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