Kingston University: General Law

InstitutionKingston University View institution profile
Department Law
Telephone 02033089932
Study type Taught


Reasons to choose Kingston – The academic team includes National Teaching Award winners, fellows from the Higher Education Academy and staff who combine teaching with legal practice, research and scholarship. – You may present your work at research workshops, enter competitions in client interviewing, mediation and mooting, and volunteer with our Legal Advice Centre. – Studies are enhanced by legal events and guest lectures, covering legal aspects of areas such as technology, employment, climate change, and human trafficking.

About this course You may adapt this course to your interests and career goals, specialising in areas of law that interest you. Throughout your studies you will develop research, analytical and practical skills. A particular focus is the increasing importance of conflict and dispute resolution. As well as option modules, you will conduct legal research and complete a dissertation on an area or issue that suits your career aspirations.

Example modules – Alternative Dispute Resolution – Law of International Trade – Legal Aspects of Business Finance

Career opportunities Suitable roles include mediator, negotiator and government and NGO advisor, working for international organisations and in corporate or finance law. If you seek a legal career, you will be ready to further your progress towards becoming a solicitor or barrister and in-house counsel. If you are already a legal professional, this LLM will help you focus your career towards specialist areas.


Kingston University


A vibrant, modern and supportive University based across four campuses, Kingston offers a wide range of postgraduate taught and research degrees. It offers people from all backgrounds and countries (140 at the last count) the opportunity to make a difference – not only to their own lives, but also to the world around them.

You’ll earn a postgraduate degree with a difference via 118 years of teaching excellence.  We will help you to achieve your career goals by putting your academic knowledge into practice, gaining the problem-solving skills and flexibility you need to adapt to the changing …

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