Master's Degrees in Public Law in United Kingdom

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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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46 Public Law Master's degrees in United Kingdom

M.Sc. Law, Governance, Risk and Compliance

The MSc in Law, Governance, Risk and Compliance is a professional programme, delivered by The University of Law in collaboration with the International Compliance Association (ICA) for those seeking career-enhancing postgraduate qualifications.

Preparation Course Diploma in Law (Level 3)

The Level 3 Diploma in Law offered by Stanmore School of Business is a 60 credit qualification and is the equivalent level to an A-Level or Access to HE Qualification. Learners must complete the four mandatory units totalling 60 credits in order to achieve this qualification.

M.Res. Law

The Law programme at the University of Glasgow provides you with an excellent preparation for further research in Law, serving as a qualification in its own right and a platform for PhD study.

College of Social Sciences

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

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
M.Sc. Mental Health, Ethics and Law

The King's College London's MSc in Mental Health, Ethics and Law is delivered by two internationally recognised centres of excellence and provides an integrated, strongly interdisciplinary, education in mental health, ethics and law. It equips graduates to become leaders in healthcare, mental health law or policy. 

Postgraduate Diploma Law

This intensive Law course at the University of Westminster is designed for non-law graduates of any discipline, or overseas law graduates who wish to qualify as either barristers or solicitors. The course begins with a two-week introduction to the English legal system and the legal profession. You will then study the seven foundation subjects.

M.Jur. Magister Juris

The Magister Juris (MJur) is a world-renowned taught graduate course in law, designed to serve outstanding law students from civil law backgrounds. The academic standard is significantly higher than that required in a first law degree, and only those with outstanding first law degrees are admitted.

M.A. Medical Law

Our Medical Law MA course focuses on the legal questions raised in the context of medicine. These include debates about assisted reproduction, abortion, assisted suicide and euthanasia, psychiatric ethics and mental health law, organ donation and the allocation of scarce resources. The course is supported by the UK’s first Centre of Medical Law and Ethics.

Dickson Poon School of Law
Pre-Master Law

LBIC provides alternative pathways to Brunel University London for students who may not qualify for direct entry to a degree programme and seek a supportive learning environment. LBIC bridges the gap to make sure you reach your goal of being a Brunel graduate. The Law course is offered at Brunel University London.

Brunel University London LBIC
M.Sc. Strategic Policing

Do you work within a policing role? Then why not increase your qualifications and work towards new career opportunities? Our MSc course is ideal for police officers and staff wanting to enhance their development at Masters level, as it was developed in consultation with partner forces and the College of Policing to ensure its relevance to contemporary police work.

M.P.P. 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.

LL.M. Law - General Legal Studies (LLM)

This programme offers one of the widest choices of units available in any UK postgraduate law programme. Students may choose from any of the units that are offered within the specialist LLM programmes. 

Faculty of Social Sciences and Law
Postgraduate Diploma 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. 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 School of Law and Politics
LL.M. Public Procurement Law and Strategy

Bangor University is a major international research centre in relation to the operation of national and European law and policies on public procurement law. Building on this extensive experience, we offer a full-time LLM specialising in Public Procurement Law and Strategy at Bangor University.

School of Law
LL.M. Law

This course allows you to specialise on your preferred area of law, whilst providing you with a solid grounding in the core law principles; helping to prepare you for a career in a variety of national and international firms.How to apply

M.Sc. Global Governance

The MSc Global Governance is designed to ensure that you develop an in-depth understanding of global governance and the increasingly intertwined nature of government, business and non-governmental organisations (NGO) activities. The course focuses on debates relating to sustainable development.

School of Humanities and Social Sciences
LL.M. Law - Public Law (LLM)

The Public Law LLM programme offers a range of units which explore issues in public policy and the law. The focus is on the relationship between the pressures that operate within particular areas of public policy, and the role of law both in setting the framework for decision-making and as a tool for achieving policy goals.

Faculty of Social Sciences and Law
LL.M. Law

Enhance your understanding of the complex frameworks of international law-making and governance. Investigate and apply theories, principles and rules of international law. Graduate and embark on a rewarding career.

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.

KNect365 Learning
M.Res. 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 provides you with a thorough ground in all aspects of business law and is taught by staff with extensive expertise in many legal fields. 

Business and Law
LL.M. Law - 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. Units cover International Law and Human Rights) and more specialist areas (eg Employment Rights, International Law of Labour and Welfare Rights, Migration Law, Privacy Law).

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

The Labour Law and Corporate Governance LLM offers a range of units for those wishing to specialise in employment and company law matters. It provides an opportunity to study both employment and company law aspects of modern business comprehensively.

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
LL.M. Law - International Law and International Relations (LLM)

This is an exciting programme for students looking to pursue a career in international non-governmental organisations, government departments and international firms, or as international consultants.It is a specialist programme enabling you to combine units provided by both the Law School and the School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies to create an exceptional programme of study. 

Faculty of Social Sciences and Law
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. The Environmental Law programme is offered at University of Glasgow.

LL.M. Law - 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.