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

  • Online
  • Not specified
  • GBP16500 Year (Non-EEA)
  • English (Find a course)
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.

Description of General (Online Distance Learning)


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 January  2016, September  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

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

IMPORTANT NOTE: Per 6 April 2015 only the English language tests from IELTS and Trinity College London are accepted for Tier 4 Visa applications to the United Kingdom. Other tests (including TOEFL, TOEIC, Pearson, City & Guilds) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. Since the Trinity College London language tests must be taken in one of their exam centres in the UK, IELTS is now the only language test accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK that can be taken worldwide.

The IELTS test is most widely accepted by universities and is also accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK- learn more.

Requirements for General (Online Distance Learning)

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

Work Experience for General (Online Distance Learning)

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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