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Starting 21st October 2024

Application Deadline 4th October 2024

Fees and Admissions

How much does the programme cost?

There are three awards available on this programme:


Postgraduate Diploma

Postgraduate Certificate

All fees are payable to Informa Connect Ltd as the course partner to Liverpool John Moores University.

UK Postgraduate loan scheme - if you are a UK or EU national, or have UK ‘settled status’, and have lived in the UK or the EU (or wider EEA) for the last 3 years, plus will be living in the UK on the first day of your programme, and haven’t been awarded an MSc, MA, MBA or PhD already, you may be eligible for a loan of up to £11,570 from the UK Government to study this programme. Contact us for information, visit the website or call the UK Student Loan Company (0300 100 0031).

What are the entry requirements?

A recognised first degree in Law of at least a good Second Class Honours standard. Applicants who do not possess a first degree in law will normally possess a relevant alternative first degree of at least a good Second Class Honours standard.

The requirements of a Second Class degree may be waived where it can be shown that an applicant has achieved a comparable academic standard through past studies and at least two years of work experience. Applicants will be considered if they possess other comparable qualifications and/or who possess relevant work experience.

Where English is a second language you will be required to demonstrate a minimum International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.5 or a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 575. In some cases, applicants who do not pass the standard entry requirement may be permitted to enrol at the discretion of the programme leader.

Applications are welcomed from overseas students, and all applicants are considered on individual merit, without regard to gender, marital status, disability, race, ethnic origin, religion or social background. The course will be taught in English.

How is the programme assessed?

To successfully complete the programme you must pass each module. Assessment will incorporate coursework, online examinations, research assignments and essays. You will also be expected to participate in the virtual learning environment with tutors and fellow students. There will be no examinations requiring attendance at a venue.

When will I receive my Certificate?

Once you have completed your final module of your award level (PGCert, PGDip or MSc), your grades and credits will be reviewed at the next available Board of Examiners meeting. After that, you will be contacted by the LJMU awards team, who will ask you to confirm your postal address and the name you want to appear on your certificate. Your certificate will then be posted to you within 8 weeks of its conferral date.