The Law Department at Sunderland is well-respected, and our Master of Laws will add to your credentials in an area in which you already practise or are proposing to work.
On this course, you’ll undertake two core modules: ‘Criminal Law and Justice’ and ‘International Perspectives in Law’. You will also choose a further two options that match your particular career ambitions and intellectual interests.
This LLM course equips you with advanced skills and knowledge in a specialised area of law.
Salaries of law graduates are among the highest of all graduates, and this course will give you an important edge when applying for roles in the Crown Prosecution Service, police, and prison or probation services.
You’ll also be better equipped for applying for training contracts or pupillages if this is appropriate to your career stage.
Students develop skills and experience throughout the year working on live client cases in Sunderland Student Law Clinic, with this being the only LPC where course skills are assessed in a live client context
‘Internationally excellent' research in Law, according to the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF)
Allows students to tailor their study based on the area of law they wish to qualify in and provides a number of training opportunities each year to enable students to qualify as a solicitor