Posted Jan. 27, 2020
Private Law is often split into different areas such as Corporate Law or Transportation Law.
However Private Law can also be studied more generally at many law schools.
Private Law is a popular field of study for LLM students worldwide and here is our roundup of 10 of the best LLM programs in Private Law in the UK and Europe.
Cost: £16,650 for UK and EU students / £30,681 for international students.
What You Will Study: The University of Cambridge LLM is an intensive full-time course that is completed in one year. Areas of speciality are known as 'papers' and a paper in Advanced Private Law often runs each year.
Cost: £13,000 total cost for UK and EU students / £22,850 total cost for international students.
What You Will Study: Areas of Private Law that are studied on this LLM program at the University of Edinburgh include International Private Law and Property Law. Students undertake the LLM program on a full or part-time basis on-campus and it takes one year with full-time study or two years with part-time study to complete the course.
Cost: £15,950 total cost for UK and EU students / £23,950 total cost for international students.
What You Will Study: Students can select from a large number of Private Law modules on the LLM program such as Private International and European Air Transport Law. Full-time students finish the program in one year and part-time students take two years.
Cost: €2,143 total cost if this is the first masters level course studied or €14,200 total cost if this is the second masters level course studied for Dutch and EU students for / €16,500 total cost for international students.
What You Will Study: Modules include topics such as European Company Law and Human Rights in Private Law. Students are taught in English and study full-time finishing the course in one year.
Cost: £11,000 total cost for UK and EU students / £20,500 total cost for international students.
What You Will Study: The General LLM program allows students to select a range of modules from the other specialised LLM programs. This means that students can tailor their studies around the larger topic of Private Law with modules such as Intellectual Property Law and Corporate Law. Students study full time and complete the course in one year.
Cost: No fee for Italian or EU students / €12,000 for international students
What You Will Study: This is a full-time course over one year that is taught in English. Students cover the relationships between International Public Law, European Law and Private Law.
Cost: £9,500 for UK and EU students / £19,500 for international students.
What You Will Study: The LLM program is completed in one year with full-time on-campus study and modules in Private Law include Intellectual Property Law.
Cost: £9,945 total cost for UK and EU students / £19,980 total cost for international students
What You Will Study: Students can select from a range of modules in Private Law including Private International Law of Intellectual Property and International Consumer Protection. With part-time study, students complete the program in two years or one year with full-time study.
Cost: €10,402 for Irish and EU students / €20,204 for international students
What You Will Study: Students can choose to focus on either Public or Private Law or a combination of the two with a focus on Irish, European and International Law across all of the modules. The course is undertaken on a full-time basis and takes one year to complete.
Cost: £10,100 total cost for UK and EU students / £19,100 total cost for international students.
What You Will Study: This LLM program takes two years to complete with part-time study and one year to complete with full-time study. Those students wishing to focus on Private Law can study modules on topics such as Arbitration and International Commercial Litigation.
PLEASE NOTE: As a result of Brexit, from Autumn 2021 postgraduate students from the European Union studying at a UK university will be charged the same tuition fees as international students. UK students studying their postgraduate course at a European university are also likely to incur higher tuition fees than their EU counterparts. It is advisable to check with the individual universities in the UK and Europe for up-to-date information on tuition fees for all postgraduate programs.
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