Masters | Postgraduate Course - Masters of Laws: Insurance Law LLM Course Details within University of Exeter

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Tuition fees per year 2019/20 UK/EU: £8,850 full-time; £4,425 part-time International: £17,700 full-time
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Masters of Laws: Insurance Law LLM

Study Details

LLM 1 year Full time 2 years Part time

Insurance is a key part of commercial law and practice but it is only researched and taught at a few universities. This pathway will allow you to construct a programme that will equip you with the knowledge, skills and practical tools needed to gain a thorough understanding of insurance law, practice and regulation.

The programme is designed for those with a special interest in the wide field of insurance law. While the precise modules available may vary from year to year, typical examples modules for the pathway might include general principles of insurance, consumer insurance, marine insurance, reinsurance, EU motor insurance and financial regulations.

Module details

  • LAWM640 Dissertation in topic related to Insurance Law 60
  • LAWM087 Competition Law 30
  • LAWM089 Consumer Protection 30
  • LAWM075 Copyright Law 30
  • LAWM105 Corporate Law and Governance 30
  • LAWM125 Reinsurance 30
  • LAWM107 EU Motor Insurance 30
  • LAWM079 Marine Insurance 30
  • LAWM101 Patent and Design Law 30
  • LAWM711 Environmental and Energy Law 30
  • LAWM044 Trademarks 30
  • LAWM120 General Principles of Insurance Law 30

Entry Requirements

A good second class honours degree in Law (or a degree with a substantial legal component) is normally required. If you hold a good lower second honours degree or equivalent and practical and/or other relevant experience you may also be admitted in appropriate circumstances.

Applicants without a Law degree. 

We welcome applications from students with other qualifications or degrees in an area appropriate to the LLM programme. These may include Social Sciences, Humanities, Accountancy or Business Studies. Please note this list is not exhaustive and every application will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Programme Funding

We offer numerous scholarships to encourage exceptional students to apply for Masters programmes at the University of Exeter.

Student Destinations

The LLM Master of Laws is an ideal preparation for a career in a number of fields, with specialist options such as LLM International Commercial law and LLM European Law preparing you specifically for success in areas from banking and finance to European law and politics.

The modules offered include topics you must have knowledge of in order to succeed in senior positions, whether in private practice, corporate or public employment – including international trading companies and law firms, chartering, trade, and marine insurance, the European Commission, the European Court of Justice, or the Governments of EU Member States.