LLM in European Legal Studies

The European Legal Studies programme offers a range of units which give students an opportunity to study the internal workings of the European Union and the ever-increasing penetration of Community law into the national legal orders of the Member States.


Requirements for the LLM in European Legal Studies

To obtain an LLM by Advanced Study in European Legal Studies, students must both:

  1. submit a 12,000 word dissertation; and
  2. take either four European Legal Studies core units or three European Legal Studies core units plus one other LLM unit or two European Legal Studies core units and two International Law core units and select a topic in European Law for their dissertation.

Note that students who have not previously studied EU law must take the Foundational Law unit in Constitutional and Substantive Law of the EU as one of their four units.

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European Legal Studies Core Units

The ELS core units are:

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