Executive LL.M.

Executive LL.M.

Part-time, Full-time, Continuing education
General law
Professor David Kershaw ,Lucy Wright
Lucy Wright ; Gosia Brown
+44 (0)20 7955 6888/7456
New Academic Building, 54 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3LJ, Law
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Department of Law Tour

A short film highlighting the opportunities available to prospective students of the LSE Department of Law, including the LLB programme, Pro Bono, Mooting, and LSE 100.

About the LSE and the LSE Law Department

About the LSE

The London School of Economics and Political Science is a leading international centre for excellence in teaching and research and has an outstanding reputation across the spectrum of the social sciences. Its students and academic staff are drawn from over 140 countries and about half the student population is postgraduate, making LSE one of the largest concentrations of advanced study in its fields. LSE’s identity is inextricably linked to its location in the heart of London, near to the City, to Parliament and to the Law Courts. 

There is a constant interchange of ideas and knowledge between the School and the outside world. LSE’s new strengths for the new century include the study of globalisation, risk and business management, new communications technologies and new forms of governance. LSE aims to educate students who make a difference to the world. 

About the LSE Law Department

Since the foundation of the LSE just over a century ago, the study of law has been an integral part of the School's mission. The Law Department is one of the largest in the School. Its special place in a school of social sciences has given legal studies in the Department a distinctive, interdisciplinary character. The Law Department has played a major role in policy debates and policy-making and in the education of lawyers and law teachers from around the world. It enjoys a uniquely cosmopolitan student body, and has deeply influenced legal education in most common law countries.

Staff and students in the Law Department come from all over the world, and bring to the Department an unparalleled international and interdisciplinary outlook in teaching and research. This has always been the mission of the LSE Law Department. As an important vehicle for this approach to legal studies, members of the LSE were prominent among the founders of the Modern Law Review, a journal that quickly achieved an international and influential role at the forefront of legal scholarship.

Closely linked to this innovative approach has been the exploration of new fields of study. Many important subjects were first taught and examined systematically from an academic perspective at the LSE. These include banking law, taxation law, civil litigation, company law, labour law, family law, aspects of welfare law, and studies of the legal system and the legal profession. These subjects, and many others, have since become central to the concerns of lawyers and researchers.




LSE Key Figures

An LLM programme designed for working professionals !

We were delighted to launch our new LLM programme, the Executive LLM in December 2013

Students on the programme will study for the LLM by taking a set of intensive modules over a period of three to four years.

To provide prospective students with further information on the structure of the programme, the modules we will offer, and the student experience at LSE we have produced an E-Brochure and an I-Pad Brochure.

An innovative and intellectually exciting part-time degree programme !

The Executive LLM is one of the most innovative and intellectually exciting of LLM programmes offered in Europe today. 

It makes available the highest quality post-graduate education, taught by many of the leading academics in the UK, to individuals in full time employment who are not in a position to take a year-long break from work. 

The programme is open to applicants who have had at least three years post-degree work experience in law. 

The programme offers modules in a broad range of fields including arbitration, human rights and international law, and corporate, commercial and financial law.

Executive LL.M. Programme Benefits


Taught in intensive week-long sessions (Mon-Fri). Modules offered in April, September and December. Apply and start at the next available session. No need to wait until the next academic year.

2/  Adaptability 
Alternative completion options (Degree, Diploma, Certificate) are available
3/  Interactive 
seminar-based teaching

4/  Variety
Wide variety of modules to cover different aspects of the law