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Taught Courses

Durham Law School offers top-ranked global law courses with an excellent and diverse student population from across the world, delivering a cutting-edge, research-led curriculum with a commitment to small group teaching through seminars and tutorials much prized by employers LLMs.

The specialist Durham LLM programmes offer students the opportunity to focus their studies in

  • Corporate Law
  • European Trade and Commercial Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • International Environmental Law
  • International Law and Governance
  • International Trade and Commercial Law
  • Medical Law and Ethics.

The General LLM gives you the freedom to choose modules from any of the specialist programmes.


Specialist teaching

Durham Law School’s research specialities are at the heart of our LLM courses. Students are taught by leaders in the fields of international, commercial and European law. To see what kind of research takes place in Durham, why not visit Institute of Commercial and Corporate LawDurham European Law Institute, Centre for Ethics and Law in the Life Sciences and Law and Global Justice sites for some specific examples of our world-leading research?


Learn more about each course:

LLM Corporate Law

LLM European Trade and Commercial Law

LLM Intellectual Property Law

LLM International Environmental Law

LLM International Law and Governance

LLM International Trade and Commercial Law

LLM Medical Law and Ethics

General LLM

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