Postgraduate taught programmes

The Law School has one of the most diverse ranges of specialised LLM programmes available in the UK. We also offer MA, MSc, and MRes programmes as taught postgraduate degrees.


A one-year taught Masters degree in law, suitable for Law and non-Law graduates (programme dependent). LLM programmes are available to students who have not had prior training in English common law, but it may be recommended that you take a Foundation Unit.

MA, MSc, and MRes

I chose the University of Bristol because of its incomparable academic recognition, and because it demonstrated it could provide me with access to channels through which I can achieve meaningful change.

Anamaria Fonseca, LLM Human Rights Law graduate

Postgraduate FAQs

Read more about our commonly asked questions on topics such as course content, the admissions process, student support and careers. You can also access our MA-specific FAQs here

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International students

We have lots of information available for international students to help you apply, find sources of support and settle into life at Bristol.

Funding your studies

Find out more about our range of scholarships, grants and bursaries.

Student support

Find out how you will be supported as a student here.

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