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University of Portsmouth: Law

Institution University of Portsmouth
Department Faculty of Business and Law
Web http://www.port.ac.uk
Email bal-enquiries@port.ac.uk
Telephone 023 9284 2991
Study type Taught

Summary

Overview If you want to add to your existing law qualifications – or you're a graduate from another subject area who's looking to develop your legal knowledge and gain a relevant qualification – our LLM Law degree course is the perfect next step for you.

On this flexible course – which can be studied either part-time (starting in September only) or full-time (starting in September or January) – you'll develop expertise in law, supplemented with a choice of specialist subjects, including corporate governance, employment law, intellectual property law, and international commercial arbitration.

Choose from optional subjects taught by experts and tailor-make your degree to match your interests. Studying for an LLM will give you the opportunity to develop your legal and research skills. It can also be the first step to a career in research.

What you'll experience On this course, you'll:

  • Learn from a skilled and experienced team of academics, through group work, discussion and debate

  • Gain experience of a realistic court environment in our £1m mock courtroom, where you'll get to take part in mock trials and moots

  • Benefit from our links with the Portsmouth Court Service. You'll get the opportunity to go on court visits, take part in marshalling and work experience in the Courts, and get the opportunity to participate in our professional mentoring programme

*Tap in to our Library’s vast selection of electronic resources 24/7, including thousands of online ejournals * Pursue specific areas of academic interest or, if you prefer, develop a wider range of skills and knowledge

Careers and opportunities The LLM Law degree course provides a springboard for many career paths, including academia, business or the public sector. If you are an aspiring lawyer, the LLM can give you a competitive edge. If you're already a law practitioner, you'll have the opportunity to pursue new subject specialities.

What jobs can you do with a Law degree?

  • Legal adviser

  • Compliance officer

  • Procurement professional

  • Human resources adviser

  • Paralegal/legal clerk

  • Further research or study

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