LLM Labour Law and Corporate Governance
At a critical time in history, our LLM in Labour Law and Corporate Governance is distinctive. It presents you with an exciting opportunity to develop a deep understanding of employment and company law (and their interaction) from an economic and socio-political perspective - and graduate to meet the growing demand for specialist lawyers in these fields.
Our LLM programmes are well-respected by leading law firms*. This LLM provides an in-depth, intensive study of domestic and international legal frameworks, trade, employment and human rights, offering both practical and theoretical perspectives. It also offers an opportunity to explore specialist units in areas such as migration, gender and international law.
Choosing our LLM in Labour Law and Corporate Governance means being challenged and inspired by world-leading labour lawyers dedicated to progressive and innovative thinking in the field - with those teaching the course belonging to the Law School's Centre for Law at Work.
The intellectually demanding, research-rich curriculum they deliver makes our graduates stand out, able to demonstrate excellent legal, analytical and research skills and empowered to pursue top-flight careers. The programme has particular appeal for those looking to forge ahead in law, finance and global governance.
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*Ranked #4 in UK for most graduate trainees recruited by top law firms (Chambers Student Guide 2019).
We have a large and vibrant international community and University of Bristol LLM students benefit from small class sizes. Our exciting range of optional units reflect the expertise of our globally renowned academics and an opportunity to further specialise your degree.
You will take four units (120 credit points overall, 30 credit points each) and a compulsory dissertation (60 credit points). You have the option of taking three specialist Labour Law and Corporate Governance units and one unit from any of our other LLM programmes.
Visit our programme catalogue for full details of the structure and unit content for our LLM in Labour Law and Corporate Governance.
We will consider an applicant with an upper-second class honours in a Law degree OR an applicant with a an upper-second class honours in a related degree who has at least three modules in corporate governance, labour law, company law and individual employment law. Previous or professional experience is not required.
See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.
Read the programme admissions statement for important information on entry requirements, the application process and supporting documents required.
If English is not your first language, you will need to reach the requirements outlined in our profile level B.
Further information about English language requirements and profile levels.
Fees and funding
- UK: full-time
- £12,200 per year
- UK: part-time (two years)
- £6,100 per year
- Overseas: full-time
- £24,700 per year
Fees are subject to an annual review. For programmes that last longer than one year, please budget for up to an 8% increase in fees each year.
More about tuition fees, living costs and financial support.
University of Bristol students and graduates can benefit from a 25% reduction in tuition fees for postgraduate study. Check your eligibility for an alumni discount.
Funding for 2023/24
Information about funding and scholarships can be found on the University of Bristol Law School fees and funding webpages. This includes information about the Law School's Think Big about Global Justice Scholarships, open to international postgraduate students.
Further information on funding for prospective UK and international postgraduate students.
Graduating from a world-leading law school* will open doors for careers in a variety of sectors. Suitable for law graduates or graduates with a related degree, this LLM will help:
- develop and deepen understanding of labour law and corporate governance,
- provide a springboard into a diverse range of careers,
- boost prospects for those already working in the sector,
- deliver a solid step towards a research career.
Please visit our Careers and Employability webpage for more information about the support and opportunities we provide.
*A top 50 Law School (Times Higher Education World University Rankings by subject 2022).
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