Study LLM at the University of Northampton

    Study the Master of Laws in the UK

We offer those who are keen to enter the legal profession three types of LLM course:

  • International Commercial Law (LLM)
  • International Criminal Law (LLM)
  • LLM by dissertation only

The University of Northampton’s LLM courses specialising in International Commercial Law support students’ development of a comprehensive understanding of the tensions which currently exist within both the contemporary domestic and international legal frameworks. Students are encouraged to improve their ability to analyse, evaluate and research not only theoretical concepts but also arguments and situations.

Our experienced lecturers come from a variety of commercial and professional legal backgrounds, meaning that students may take advantage of their significant teaching experience while gaining insight into current industry.

    International Commercial Law (LLM)

This programme is founded on specialist tuition, examination and the assessment of a piece of research conducted on a topic of the student’s choice. Typical modules include:

  • Principles of European Law
  • Private International Law
  • International Corporate Law
  • Intellectual Property Rights Law
  • Research Methods: Research Skills
  • Research Methods: Research Design
  • International Corporate Crime
  • Dissertation

    International Criminal Law and Security (LLM)

Students who have chosen to specialise in International Criminal Law and Security will, typically, have the opportunity to study the following modules:

  • European Crime and Security
  • Comparative Criminal Law
  • International Organised Crime
  • International and European Human Rights
  • National Security, Terrorism and the Rule of Law
  • Research Methods