Students studying in-between lectures

Entrance requirements

  • For the LLM programmes we require a 2:1 in a UK Law degree or overseas equivalent, we will also consider students with a high 2:2 if supported by strong references.
  • We consider students with a 2:1 or equivalent from non-law backgrounds only if there is also substantial legal experience. 
  • For the MA programme we require a 2:1 in a related subject area such as politics, philosophy or law.

English language requirements

If your first language is not English you must provide an English language qualification. Recognised qualifications are:


  • 7.0 with no less than 6.5 in any band

If you need to improve your level of English in order to meet the minimum entry-level requirement you may be able attend one of the full-time courses run by our English for International Students Unit.

Fees (2015)

  • Home/EU students: £6,210 FT, £3,105 PT
  • International students: £14,140 FT

We offer a range of scholarships that could help reduce the fees

If you are accepted onto the taught LLM programmes, you need not decide which one to follow until you arrive in Birmingham and select the modules you wish to study.

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Birmingham Law School
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 121 414 6290
Fax: +44 (0) 121 414 3585