Kingston University London

Course Introduction

This programme gives you a detailed understanding of the law on dispute resolution, covering advocacy, arbitration, conciliation, mediation, negotiation and adjudication. You will have the opportunity to look closely at family mediation and conflict, assess the merits of different dispute resolution methods, examine case studies and practice your advocacy skills.

Course Modules

Core modules: Advocacy; alternative dispute resolution; arbitration; family mediations; legal research and dissertation. Optional modules: Civil procedure; company law; comparative law of obligations; environmental law and regulation; EU completion law; EU environmental law; evidence and arbitral awards; immigration and refugee law; individual employment law; insolvency law; intellectual property law; international economic law; international environmental law and sustainability; international trade contracts; labour law in the global economy; law of international trade; legal aspects of business finance; termination of employment.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
LLM £7,400 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
LLM £13,300 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • An Honours degree in law (usually a 2.2 degree or above), or a joint Honours degree (2.2 or above) where the major component is in law e.g. accounting and law or combined studies; a graduate diploma in law (CPE), legal practice course or bar vocational course; a qualification as a solicitor or barrister; applicants whose 1st law is not English require an IELTS score of 6.5 with at least 5.5 in reading, writing, listening and speaking.