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Posted Jan. 13, 2020
Top 10 LLMs in Public Law in the UK & Europe
Public Law encompasses e a large wide range of legal areas so it is important to check the variety of modules on offer at the different LLM programs before choosing your Master of Laws.
If you opt to study an LLM programs in International Public Law, there are plenty of opportunities for international study, which is always an exciting study choice and can lead to excellent career opportunities post studies.
Here’s our rundown of 10 of the best LLM programs in Public Law available to study in the UK and Europe.
LLM – University of Cambridge
Cost: £16,650 for UK and EU students / £30,681 for international students.
What You Will Study: There are a large number of different legal subject areas that students can specialise in including Public Law. This is a full-time residential LLM program that takes one year to complete.
LLM in Pubic Law – London School of Economics
Cost: £16,656 for UK and EU students / £24,264 for international students.
What You Will Study: Students can complete this LLM program in one year when studying full time or in two years when studying part time. Modules include Human Rights Law and Transnational Environmental Law.
LLM in Public Law – University College London
Cost: £16,610 total cost for all UK and EU students / £26,160 total cost for international students.
What You Will Study: Modules include Comparative Human Rights Law and Aspects of National Security Law. Students can take one-year to complete the course with full-time study, two years with part-time study or up to five years with flexible study options.
LLM in Public International Law – Leiden University
Cost: €2,083 for the first masters level course studied or €15,800 for the second masters level course studied for Dutch and EU students for / €17,500 total cost for international students.
What You Will Study: This is a full-time one-year LLM course or a part-time LLM course taking two years to complete, and is conducted in English. Modules include International Dispute Settlement and Human Rights, Humanitarian Law and Terrorism.
General LLM – University of Edinburgh
Cost: £13,000 total cost for UK and EU students / £22,850 total cost for international students.
What You Will Study: This is a full-time or part-time campus-based General LLM course, and students can choose to focus on many areas of the law including Public Law. Module topics include The Anatomy of Public Law and Human Rights Law in Europe. Full-time students take one year to complete the course and part-time students take two years.
LLM in Public International Law – Queen Mary University of London
Cost: £15,950 total cost for UK and EU students / £23,950 total cost for international students.
What You Will Study: Students take two years to complete the course when studying part time and one year when studying full time. Modules include International Law of the Sea and International Rights of the Child.
LLM in International and European Public Law – KU Leuven
Cost: €6,000 for all students plus €242.8 for international students.
What You Will Study: Modules include The Law of External Relations of the EU and EU Human Rights and Policy. The course is taught in English and takes one year studying full-time to complete.
LLM in Public International Law, University of Amsterdam
Cost: €2,143 for the first Masters level course studied or €14,200 for the second Masters level course studied for Dutch and EU students / €16,500 total cost for international students.
What You Will Study: This LLM program is taught in English and is completed in one year with full-time study. Modules include International Responsibility and International Human Rights Law.
LLM in Comparative, European and International Laws – European University Institute
Cost: No fee for Italian or EU students / €12,000 for international students
What You Will Study: This Master of Laws course focuses on the impact of European Law and the future challenges of European Public Law. Students will complete this course in one year by studying full time, and the course is conducted in English.
LLM in European Public Law and Governance – Maastricht University
Cost: €2,143 for the first Masters level course studied or €13,800 for the second Masters level course studied for Dutch and EU students / €13,800 total cost for international students.
What You Will Study: This course is a full-time LLM completed in one year and taught in English. Modules include European and National Constitutional Law and European Fundamental Rights Law.
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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