Course structure

This LLM, which can be taken as a full-time or part-time course, over a period of from one to six years enabling fees to be spread, includes a choice of six modules and a final dissertation of 15,000 words.

Core modules 2017-18

  • „Introduction to Law*
  • Legal Translation Theory
  • Legal Translation Practice
  • Themes in Legal Translation
  • Research Methods Training for LLMs

Elective modules

  • „Legal Drafting I
  • Legal Drafting II
  • Comparative Legislative Studies I
  • Comparative Legislative Studies II


„ 15,000 words, topic identified by student, to be agreed with supervisor 

Availability of elective modules may vary from year to year.
* Compulsory for those without a legal background/training
** One elective module must be taken by those with a non-legal background. Two elective modules are taken by those with a legal background (that is, who do not need to take the “Introduction to Law” module). 

Page last updated: 1st March 2017