Study Public Law in United Kingdom

Study Public Law in United Kingdom

Studying Public Law

Public law deals with legal aspects that concern the state and the individuals or certain companies, with focus on the first category. This field prepares students for careers as lawyers or solicitors in the public legal system.

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Studying in United Kingdom

The UK has one of the most cosmopolitan societies within Europe and you will study with people from all over the world. The variety of universities and degrees is broad and degrees will be accepted worldwide.

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46 Public Law Master's degrees in United Kingdom


Giving you the opportunity to extend your knowledge of the law and develop advanced legal research skills, the taught LL.M will give your future prospects a significant boost by adding an internationally recognised postgraduate legal qualification to your existing skills and experience.The LLM programme is delivered by Manchester Metropolitan University.

LL.M. Public International Law

This programme will develop your knowledge of public international law and is the ideal grounding if you wish to work in organisations related to this field. We have designed the course for students with or without a law background and you will be able to tailor the course to suit your preferred areas of study and interests.

Department of Law
LL.M. Environmental Law and Practice

The Environmental Law and Practice course forms part of a wider LLM programme at Leicester De Montfort University Law School and for added flexibility, in addition to the Environmental Law modules available, students may choose to study modules from the other LLM pathways.

Informa Professional Academy
Postgrad.Dip. CPE/Graduate Diploma in Law

The programme covers the compulsory modules that constitute a qualifying Law degree (and therefore exemption from the academic stage of legal training) in an accelerated format.

College of Business, Arts and Social Sciences
M.Sc. Mental Health, Ethics and Law

The programme is delivered by two internationally recognised centres of excellence and provides an integrated, strongly interdisciplinary, education in mental health, ethics and law. It will equip students to become leaders in healthcare, mental health law or policy.

LL.M. Law & Accountancy

The programme aims to promote advanced knowledge and understanding of the theory, concepts and rules of Law and Accountancy in their socio-economic, institutional, and historical frameworks.

College of Humanities & Social Science
Master Law (Graduate Programme)

LLB Law (graduate programme) provides you with the opportunity to learn about the law, both in the traditional sense of 'thinking like a lawyer' and in the broader sense of law as a social institution.

Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law
M.A. Medical Law

Study in depth the legal questions raised in the context of medicine including genetics; assisted reproduction; abortion; assisted suicide and euthanasia; advance decisions; autism; psychiatric ethics and mental health law; medical research; organ donations and the allocation of scarce resources.

Master Public Policy

The Master of Public Policy (MPP) is a one-year taught degree course. It enables you to develop analytical and critical skills relevant for understanding the challenges of public policy and its implementation. It also equips you with skills that are essential for effective policy delivery.

Postgrad.Dip. Law

The PGDL is an ideal stepping stone into either a full-time law career or advanced legal study. If you do not have an LLB Law degree awarded by a university of England and Wales, completing this course enables you to go on to professional training as a barrister or a solicitor. The Law programme is offered at Birmingham City University.

School of Law
M.A. Medical Ethics and Palliative Care

Major advances in medical technology, increased expectations, and changing moral attitudes have combined to generate many complex ethical and legal problems in the fields related to medical ethics and palliative care. 

LL.M. Master of Laws

The LLM programme is a respected academic qualification recognised throughout the world and across key legal disciplines. It focuses on our particular areas of expertise and offers a choice of eight specialist pathways or a general LLM qualification.

M.Sc. Mental Health and Law

Mental health has become a priority for governments throughout the world as research reveals the significant impact that mental health problems have on economies and society. Mental health problems harm the prospects of the individual affected and of people around them. In many countries the law is rapidly evolving to reduce and prevent harm to the individual and people around them that may arise due to mental health problems. 

LL.M. Law

Our LLM in Law provides a challenging legal education. It is flexible and allows you to explore your own interests whilst developing an advanced knowledge of the principles of law.

Newcastle Law School
LLM/PGDL/CPE Professional Law

Our LLM Professional Law course, which incorporates the Postgraduate Diploma in Law (PGDL) / Common Professional Examination (CPE), will provide you with a Master’s-level qualification. The Professional Law programme is offered at Birmingham City University.

School of Law
LL.M. Intellectual Property Law

Intellectual property law is a central part of an innovative and creative economy; it has now become central to government and international policy. There is a need for expertise in the field for lawyers, policy makers and others involved with developing a knowledge economy.

Cardiff Law School
Pre-Master Postgraduate Pathway in Law

A postgraduate pathway will give you valuable insight into postgraduate-level studies in the UK. Most importantly, It will equip you with the appropriate knowledge and skills you need to excel in your chosen taught master's degree.

London Brunel International College
LL.M. Law - Crime and Litigation

Through critical and comparative studies of justice and the criminal litigation process this Law - Crime and Litigation course from London South Bank University will give you demonstrable understanding of the key principles that ground the UK criminal justice system, its issues, approaches and topical debates.

LL.M. Law - Public Law

LLM Law - Public Law, University of Bristol The University of Bristol LLM offers a variety of possibilities to study law at an advanced level and the opportunity to specialise in particular areas. There are a number of specialist programmes enabling you to study a set of related units that, together, provide a more in-depth knowledge and understanding of those themes.

Faculty of Social Sciences and Law
LL.M. Oil and Gas Law

Take advantage of one of our 100 Master’s Scholarships to study at Swansea University, the Times Good University Guide’s Welsh University of the Year 2017. Postgraduate loans are also available to English and Welsh domiciled students. For more information on fees and funding please visit our website.

LL.M. International Human Rights Law

Develop and refine your expertise with this career-enhancing distance learning course in International Human Rights Law from De Montfort University , designed for both legal and non-legal professionals.

Informa Professional Academy
MRes Public International Law

The MRes Public International Law is a pre-doctoral training programme designed to provide a critical, research led approach to the study of aspects of public international law together with training in the key research skills appropriate for Doctoral level study.

LL.M. Business Law / Law

The LLM in Business Law / Law from De Montfort University is a good preparation for PhD study for those seeking academic careers. An understanding of international Business Law is relevant to those seeking careers in exporting and International Business in addition to law.

Business and Law
LL.M. Human Rights Law (LLM)

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

Faculty of Social Sciences and Law
LL.M. Labour Law and Corporate Governance (LLM)

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

Faculty of Social Sciences and Law
LL.M. Financial Services Law, Regulation and Compliance, Postgraduate Diploma

The postgraduate diploma programme is 12 months long and comprises an introductory module, eight compulsory core modules and seven specialist modules (of which you choose to study one). Each of the core modules gives a thorough grounding in the core components of financial services law whilst referring to aspects and important points of law from all of the other modules, so bringing together all the subject areas that comprise financial services law.

Informa Professional Academy
M.A. Safeguarding Adults: Law Policy Practice

The School of Law offers a new Masters Degree Programme for social, legal, police, healthcare and other professionals working with adults. The course is specially designed so that it may be taken by those who are in full-time employment.

LL.M. Law

This course is for you if you wish to keep your options open and explore a variety of approaches to law. You learn from leading scholars with expertise in a wide range of areas.

LL.M. Environmental Law

With growing public concern over environmental issues and both public and private sectors becoming subject to increasingly onerous environmental obligations, there could not be a more crucial time to study this area of the law.

LL.M. Commercial Law (LLM)

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

Faculty of Social Sciences and Law
LL.M. Masters in Law by Research

Gain legal research skills and specialist knowledge of an area of law with this masters by research degree. At various stages in your legal career, a research degree can help you develop professionally and improve your career prospects in this competitive sector.