City University London

Course Introduction

The course looks at how to manage litigation in a strategic and effective way, and provides a practice focused understanding of the growing importance of alternative ways of dealing with a civil dispute, such as mediation or arbitration.

Course Modules

Modules: (30 credits) : civil litigation 'process and tactics in preparing for trial; civil dispute resolution options 'strategy, risk and costs; arbitration; mediation and negotiation; international commercial arbitration; international dispute settlement; EU litigation.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of a degree in law of at least an upper 2nd Class Honours; an appropriate professional qualification (Bar Professional Training Course or Legal Practice Course) and relevant experience is an advantage; applicants whose native language is not English require an IELTS score of 7 with a minimum of 6 in each area or equivalent.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
LLM £15,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
LLM £10,000  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
LLM £7,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
LLM £5,000  Academic year. First year home fees