LLM – Master of Laws

The LLM programme is intended for those who wish to pursue further legal studies after completing their first degree in law, including those who are considering an academic career, or intend to practice law. At the end of this postgraduate programme graduates have greatly enhanced knowledge of their chosen specialist subject areas, an increased ability to apply sophisticated and rigorous analytical techniques to primary and secondary legal materials, and to advance evaluations of doctrinal and policy arguments in the fields of their studies and beyond.

Delivery Mode: Online and through Supported Open Learning.

Entry Requirements:

  • Regular admission to a Master’s programme requires an accredited Bachelor degree
  • Applicants with an accredited Master’s degree will also be considered for entry
  • HND Relevant holders with good relevant work experience (post graduation) may be considered for entry
  • English proficiency (if the Bachelor degree was not taught in English)
  • Updated CV
  • One official letter of recommendation (either Academic or Business)
  • Personal Statement (minimum 500 words)
  • Copy of passport or ID


Core requirements (required modules)

Course Code Course Title Credits
UU-LAW-700-ZM Commercial and Consumer Law 20
UU-LAW-701-ZM Corporate Law and Governance 20
UU-LAW-702-1-ZM Dissertation Project Part 1 30
UU-LAW-702-2-ZM Dissertation Project Part 2 30
UU-LAW-703-ZM Frameworks of International and European Law 20
UU-LAW-704-ZM International Human Rights Law 20
UU-LAW-705-ZM Law of Obligations 20
UU-LAW-706-ZM Legal Research 20


LLM – Master of Laws
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