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Coventry University
Coventry, Great Britain
1453 Points
1 Year
Start date
Sep 2021

Program Description

We live in a society governed by a complex legal framework but how much do we really understand the rights we have and the obligations we must abide by?

Our LLM in Law course will provide you with an opportunity to explore this area and develop your knowledge around Law, particularly in areas affected by international and comparative law. You will be introduced to the relevant rules, values and institutions of comparative and international law, which then feed into, and aim to challenge your learning, through study topics including public international law, international human rights, commercial law, and corporate social responsibility.

Entry Requirements

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Bachelor's Degree
Degree from Greek State Technical Insitute TEI (Ptychio)
English Level
Required Documents
Certified Copy of the Degree Certificate/Diploma
Certified Copy of the English Certification
ID Certified Copy
Passport Certified Copy
Personal Statement - Motivation Letter
Academic Reference Letter
Detailed Transcript
Student Visa

Information about requirements:

  • A minimum of a 2:2 undergraduate degree in Law, or a joint honours degree where Law has been studied to an appropriate level.

More requirements:

  • Academic transcripts

Other accepted qualifications:

  • Suitable work experience

Other accepted English qualifications and information:

  • SELT
  • Cambridge Pre-U
  • If you don't meet the English language requirements, you can achieve the level you need by successfully completing a pre-sessional English programme before you start your course.

Program Benefits

  • Guidance on research, study and writing skills together with exploring research design and methods, in preparation for writing assessments and the final semester Project module.
  • Over 50 years’ experience teaching Law at Coventry University.
  • Benefit from a Law School who are members of the International Association of Law Schools and European Law Faculties Association.
  • Option to extend the course with embedded professional experience, through the professional experience pathway. Please see the professional experience option section in the Overview tab for further details.
  • Access to the Talent Team, a dedicated service for those students seeking placements and employment, with employability staff with knowledge of the legal profession and associated careers.
  • International perspective provided by staff exchange visits from other universities across the world (subject to availability).
  • Opportunities to attend guest lectures from employers who specialise in different areas of the law, building your professional network. Please note guest speakers are subject to availability.


Across semesters one and two, you will study a wide variety of legal topics, covering areas as diverse as International Human Rights Law, Public International Law, Corporate Social Responsibility and Commercial Law, all designed to help you to develop a strong grounding in key legal principles.

All modules on this course are mandatory. Please note that the semester structures listed below for semesters 1 and 2 are indicative only. Modules may be delivered in either semester 1 or 2 depending on resourcing requirements and which cohort a student is enrolled upon.

In the final semester, you should choose an area to research and report for your project – your skills in this area will have been supported by Research Skills and Research Design modules taken in semesters one and two respectively.

In the past, students have chosen topics as diverse as corporate governance and the failure of banks, whether companies should be criminally accountable for the acts and omissions of employees, the death penalty and international human rights and an analysis of the implementation of the trade-related intellectual property (IP) rights agreement in less developed countries.




Research Skills

Corporate Social Responsibility

Contemporary Issues in International Human Rights Law

International Sale of Goods

Research Design

Comparative Constitutional Law

Commercial Law in Action

Public International Law

Global Professional Development Consultancy



The LLM in Law course aims to provide you with knowledge of international and comparative law and affairs in areas such as:

  • constitutional law
  • international affairs
  • international commercial
  • corporate law
  • companies
  • government
  • state agencies
  • non-governmental organisations
  • legal adviser or in a non-legal capacity

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