LL.M. General (Online Distance Learning) (online)

The University of Edinburgh
The LLM in Law by online distance learning offers an exciting and flexible range of modules. It gives you a free choice of six modules from the full range of LLM modules available therefore enabling you to tailor the LLM to suit your specific professional and personal needs.



This programme offers an exciting and flexible range of courses and gives you a free choice, enabling you to tailor the LLM to suit your specific professional and personal needs.

To be effective on the international stage, legal professionals, business people and policymakers need to understand different legal cultures and ways of operating and communicating within alternative business contexts and regulatory frameworks. This programme provides an ideal learning environment for such individuals to develop the skills and knowledge upon which further study or a relevant career can be built.

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • GBP 16500 Year (Non-EEA)
  • GBP 16500 Year (EEA)
Start date , December 2016
Credits (ECTS) 90 ECTS
Credits 180
Delivery mode Online
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Structure Fully structured
Student interaction Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments
Attendance No Attendance
Teacher support Continuous support with feedback on request

Course Content

The programme spans foundational issues in areas of law, including:

  • Commercial law
  • Information technology law
  • Intellectual property law
  • Medical law
  • Innovation and competition law

English Language Requirements

CAE score
200(Grade A)
TOEFL iBT® test (read more)

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A UK 2:1 honours degree or its equivalent if outside the UK.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

We do take into account professional experience and all applications are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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