King's College London

Course Introduction

The King's College London & International Bar Association Executive LLM is a two-year part-time distance learning advanced Master of Laws course for ambitious commercial, in-house or regulatory lawyers, keen to build on their achievements and develop their careers. The Executive LLM offers a range of unique course content designed to equip talented lawyers with advanced legal, commercial and policy knowledge as well as sectoral expertise. As a professional student, you will also develop complementary skills that will make you a more rounded, more accomplished, and more successful lawyer. It aims to build your commercial knowledge, deepen your specialist expertise and broaden your international professional network. Students will be able to specialise in financial law, competition law or international dispute resolution; all taught by academics and practitioners who are leaders in their field. It is designed to help participants to take their career to the next level, both in terms of their knowledge, their ability to see problems from others? perspectives and by helping them to build their network.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
2 years
Distance Learning
Master of Laws - LL.M £30,000 Home Fees
2 years
Distance Learning
Master of Laws - LL.M £30,000 Overseas Fees
2 years
Distance Learning
Master of Laws - LL.M £30,000 European Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: This course encourage all candidates with a strong practice and academic background to apply to the Executive LLM. On average, our students have 5-6 years practice experience and a high 2:1 honours (i.e. overall average of at least 65%). A Master?s degree is also preferable, though not essential.
  • International entry requirements: Students can demonstrate their English Language Proficiency with the following tests and grades: IELTS (Academic): 7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in each skill; TOEFL iBT: 100 overall with a minimum of 25 in writing and 23 in each of the other skills; Cambridge Advanced Certificate (CAE): 185 overall, minimum 176 in all skills; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): 185 overall, minimum 176 in all skills; Pearson Test of English (Academic): 69 overall with a minimum of 62 in each skill. The tests listed above are valid if they have been taken within the past two years.
  • IELTS score: 7
  • TOEFL score: 100