Advanced Legal Studies at University of Warwick - UCAS

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Course summary

Gain a firm grounding in legal research on our Advanced Legal Studies LLM, which allows you to construct your own unique programme and tailor your studies to your interests and future employment plans. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF), Warwick Law School was ranked 6th out of 67 Law Departments in terms of its Research Environment; 7th in terms of the Quality of its Research and 10th overall. Course overview 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, subject to availability and approval. You will also develop a dissertation on a topic to be agreed and prepared with guidance from an assigned supervisor.


Core modules:

  • Legal Research and Writing Skills
Optional modules: Optional modules can vary from year to year. Example optional modules may include:
  • An Introduction to Islamic Law
  • Climate Change and Development
  • Global Competition Law
  • International Commercial Litigation
  • International Criminal Law
To read more about the modules for this course, please visit the Law School website.

Assessment method

The course incorporates a wide and varying range of assessment methods, which may include essays, examinations, portfolios, presentations and the dissertation. We regard feedback as a vital part of the assessment process. We seek to help you reach your full potential by identifying the strengths and weaknesses of your work and the actions needed to develop your understanding. You will be given feedback after your assessments each term.

Entry requirements

**Minimum requirements:** 2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject with a law component. **English Language Requirements:** IELTS overall score of 7.0, minimum component scores of two at 6.0/6.5 and the rest at 7.0 or above. Please check the University of Warwick website for most up-to-date information.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Advanced Legal Studies at University of Warwick - UCAS