Study LLM Law at the University of Bristol

"The courses I studied offered real insights into the respective materials. The material itself was relevant to modern day legal problems, both from a theoretical and practical perspective."

Michael Praween Chantanakomes - LLM Law

The University of Bristol Law School offers nine taught LLM degrees to successful Law graduates or students with an adequate law component. The following options are available:

    Commercial Law

This programme offers you an opportunity to intensively study specialist commercial and industrial topics. You may wish to concentrate on European commercial issues, international trade, or aspects of domestic commerce.

    European Legal Studies

This programme offers a range of units which give you the opportunity to study the internal workings of the EU and the ever-increasing penetration of Community Law into the national legal orders of Member States.

    General Legal Studies

This programme offers one of the widest choices of units available in any UK postgraduate law programme. You may choose from any of the units on the specialist LLM programmes. Certain units may, however, require prior or contemporaneous study of some other unit(s).

    Human Rights Law

This programme offers a range of units suitable for those with previous knowledge of human rights law and/or for those seeking an introduction to specific human rights law issues.

The units are in the traditional fields of human rights law (e.g. International Law and Human Rights; Human Rights Law) but they also cover more specialist areas (Individual Employment Rights; International Law of Labour and Welfare Rights; International and European Law on Refugees and Asylum; International Criminal Law; Privacy Law: Theory and Practice).

    International Law

This programme offers a range of units suitable for those with some previous knowledge of international law and for those seeking an introduction to specific international law issues.

The units are mainly in the field of Public International Law, although Private International Law issues can be explored through International Commercial Litigation, Contracts, or many of the other Commercial Law units.

    Labour Law and Corporate Governance

This programme offers a range of units for those wishing to specialise in employment and company law matters. It provides an opportunity to study both employment and company law aspects of modern business comprehensively.

    Law and Globalisation

This programme offers a range of units for those wishing to examine these issues from a broad perspective, both economic and socio-political. The units cover the international legal framework, trade, employment and human rights, from both a practical and a theoretical perspective.

    Public Law

The Public Law programme offers a range of units which explore issues in public policy and the law. The focus is on the relationship between the pressures that operate within particular areas of public policy, and the role of law both in setting the framework for decision-making and as a tool for achieving policy goals.

    LLM in International Commercial Law

The International Commercial Law programme offers you an opportunity to engage in intensive study of specialist international and commercial topics. The international law units may be chosen from topics within the field of private international law and the commercial law topics within this programme have content that includes an international element, such as international trade. The programme will appeal to students from overseas and to students who wish to combine their areas of specialism.