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Reviewing the Laws

Master of Laws (LLM) (Top-Up)

University of Central Lancashire, UK

The Master of Laws (LLM) (Top-Up) degree is studied 100% online through the University of Central Lancashire. 


Master of Laws (LLM) (Top-Up)

University of Central Lancashire
Awarded by

University of Central Lancashire, UK

Delivered by

University of Central Lancashire, UK

Study mode

Online - Distance Learning


2 stages


1 year

No. of modules

7 modules and 1 dissertation

Assessment Method

All assignments



Start date

All year round

Course Overview

The postgraduate Master of Laws (LLM) (Top-Up) course provides you with analytical and reflective skills and expertise in international business law. Successful completion will give you a recognised postgraduate qualification in International Business Law.

Within industry, international business law is a fast-changing and increasingly complex area. This course provides a learning experience which will enable you to develop your academic ability and enhance your performance in employment, whilst further developing your career opportunities.

You’ll have the opportunity to enhance your employability skills by gaining additional qualifications in the areas of alternative dispute resolution (specifically, international arbitration and mediation). Past graduates have gained or developed careers in legal private practice, public body legal services, and in corporate and commercial fields.

Progression Pathway

Stage 1

Qualifi Level 7 Diploma in International Business Law

Delivered by Douglas Business School

Awarded by Qualifi

Stage 2

Master of Laws (LLM) (Top-Up)

Delivered & awarded by 

University of Central Lancashire

Entry Requirements

Typically, applicants should possess

  • A Bachelors Degree qualification in any subject from a recognized institution and 1 or more years of working experience.

  • A professional qualification equivalent to a degree and a minimum of two years of working experience.

  • A Diploma of Higher Education or equivalent qualification awarded by universities and five years of working experience of which at least 2 years at managerial level.

  • Candidates without Diploma qualifications but with more than eight years of work experience of which at least three years at managerial level.

What You Receive

OTHM Level 7  Diploma    

Course materials:

Access structured lecture notes, case studies and assessment materials through a state-of-the-art online Learning Platform (ELP).

A dedicated one-to-one tutor:

Receive comprehensive support throughout the course and supervision throughout the dissertation writing proces

Comprehensive e-library

Read recommended study texts and reference books.

Online webinars:

Receive both live and recorded lectures from subject experts.

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