LLM UK Application Deadlines 2018

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The postgraduate application and admissions process can take several weeks to complete so give yourself plenty of time, particularly if you are an international student. Some institutions have different deadlines for international (non EU) students, to give them more time to process their visas. Many institutions have rolling admissions throughout the year and some have very specific deadlines. Some courses, particularly popular ones, may become fully booked earlier than anticipated and deadlines brought forward so make sure you check regularly.

Some accept applications twice a year and have two specific deadlines – this is because they have two start dates per year (usually in January and September), so check out which deadline you can meet.

Where deadlines are not specified, the institutions accept applications at any time as long as they are submitted early enough before the course start date.

Here are a few handy tips:

Apply as early as possible: courses may be full and offers made long before the specified deadline.

Enclose all required supporting documents: applying piecemeal is not helpful and some institutions will not consider your application if it is incomplete, even if it is submitted on time. You will probably need to include a personal statement and a reference letter at the very least.

Be sure what type of LLM program you want: when it comes to deadlines some institutions make a distinction between Taught and Research LLMs, so be sure whether the deadline is applicable to your chosen program

Contact the school: Don’t hesitate to contact the institution by phone or email. If you are an excellent candidate with an impressive CV they may be able to accommodate you even if you have missed the deadline or you may be lucky to find that there are still places available on the course.

UK Deadlines

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UK Law School Application Deadlines

University of Aberdeen
End June for September entry
End October for January entry
Late or incomplete applications will be considered for the next intake.

University of Aberystwyth
Distance learning program: two months prior to the course start dates
Research program: before the end of February

Anglia Ruskin University
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

Aston University
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

Bangor University
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

Birkbeck, University of London
Applications open in October; applicants advised to apply early

University of Bedfordshire
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

Birmingham City University
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

University of Birmingham
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

University Centre at Blackburn College
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

Bournemouth University
End of June for September entry
End of November for February entry
Applications still accepted if space is available on courses

Bradford College University Centre
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

University of Bradford
International (non EU) applications: before 31st August

University of Bristol
International (non EU) applications: 1st June
UK/EU applications: 1st July

University of West England, Bristol
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

Brit College
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

Brit Institute of Technology and E-Commerce
International (non EU) applicants: at least three months before the course start date

Brunel University
International (non EU) applicants: at least 3 months before the course start date
UK/EU applicants: no later than 3 weeks to the course start date 

BPP University College
Deadlines not specified but early application advised

Buckinghamshire New University
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

University of Cambridge
Submission of application form: November
Supporting documents uploaded to online portal: December
Offer accepted: May
Proof that conditions have been met: 31st July

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Deadlines not specified but early application advised

University of Cardiff
Early application advised; well before July

University of Chester
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

Coventry University
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

University of Central Lancashire
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

The City Law School
Application opens in September for enrolment the following September

College of Law
Deadlines not specified. Applications considered on a first-come, first-served basis and offers will be made until the course is full.

De Montfort University
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

University of Derby
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

University of Dundee
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

Durham University
Applicants advised to apply before the end of February; earlier for those who need visas.

University of East Anglia
31st July for September entry

University of East London
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

Edge Hill University
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

Edinburgh Napier University
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

University of Edinburgh
30th June for September entry

University of Essex
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

University of Exeter
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified.

University of Glamorgan
Applications accepted throughout the year

University of Glasgow
International (non EU) applications: 22nd July 2018
EU/UK applications: 26th August 2018

University of Gloucestershire
Deadlines not specified; early application advised

University of Greenwich
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

University of Hertfordshire
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

Hibernia College
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

University of Huddersfield
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified 

University of Hull
Applicants requiring visas strongly advised to apply by the 1st of August for September entry

Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, School of Advanced Studies, University of London
31st August for September entry

Kaplan Financial
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

Keele University
Deadlines not specified; applications accepted throughout the year

University of Kent
Applicants advised to apply no later than three months before intended start date. If you’re aiming for September entry with accommodation apply by 31st July 2018.

Kings College, University of London
31st March

Kingston University
International (non EU) applications: 2nd August 2018 for September entry or 2nd January 2018 for January entry.
EU/UK applications: 30th August 2018 for September entry or 6th January 2018 for January entry.

Lancaster University
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

Laureate Online Education
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

Leeds Metropolitan University
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

University of Leeds
International (non EU) students: 30th June for September entry
EU/UK students: 31st July for September entry

University of Leicester
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

University of Lincoln
International (non EU) applicants: 30th June for September entry and 30th November for January entry

Lincoln John Moores University
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

University of Liverpool
Deadlines not specified but applicants strongly advised to apply no later than June of the proposed year of entry

London Metropolitan University
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

London School of Business and Finance
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

London School of Economics, University of London
Rolling admissions; early application advised

London South Bank University
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

Manchester Metropolitan University
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

University of Manchester
15th August for 2018 entry

Middlesex University
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

National College of Legal Training
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

Nottingham Trent University
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

University of Nottingham
31st May in the year prior to the academic year. Applications will be considered if places are still available. 

University of Northampton
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

Northumbria University
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Open University
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Oxford Brookes University
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Plymouth University
Rolling admissions

University of Portsmouth
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

Queen Mary, University of London
1st May for September entry

Queens University Belfast
Online applications accepted up to end August. After this date applicants are to contact the school’s Postgraduate Secretary directly.

University of Reading
International (non EU) applicants are advised to apply by 1st June or earlier, for October entry.
UK/EU applicants: 1st August for October entry

Robert Gordon University
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

University of Salford
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) University of London
30th June for September entry

University of Sheffield
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

Sheffield Hallam University
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

Southampton Solent University
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

University of Southampton
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

Staffordshire University
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

University of Stirling
Deadlines not specified; applications accepted up to a year before the course start date.

University of Strathclyde
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

University of Sunderland
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

University of Surrey
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

University of Sussex
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

Swansea University
Apply by 31st July for September entry

Teeside University
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

University of Ulster
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

University College London (UCL) University of London
1st May for 2018 / 2019 entry

University of London International Program
To sit exams in May apply 31st July of the previous year
To sit exams in October apply 31st January of the same year

University of West London
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

University of Warwick
International (non EU) applications: 31st July for September entry

University of Westminster
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

University of Wolverhampton
Contact university for further information as no deadlines specified

University of York
Applications accepted throughout the year

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