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Master of Laws

LLM Insurance Law Online

An online Master of Laws (LLM) in Insurance Law is a postgraduate degree designed for law and non-law graduates to enhance your academic legal knowledge. This internationally recognised Master’s course will give you the skills to progress within the Insurance Law industry and can open up pathways to a career as an Accountant, Claims Inspector, Debt Consultant, Insurance Broker, Insurance Underwriter and more.

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Key Facts

Entry requirements

Minimum second class honours Degree

Full requirements

Duration options

12 months (full-time)

21 months (part-time September)

Next start date

October 2023

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Gain essential in-depth knowledge and insight in your chosen area of law and understand the importance of legal rules as they are applied in the real world.

The programme structure is highly flexible. You can design your own degree pathway that suits you and meets your career objectives, whatever they might be.

Taught by a combination of former and current practitioners, as well as research and teaching academics who are focussed on legal practice, not just theory.

Course Details

LLM Insurance Law Online

Individuals and business take a number of risks every day, such as travelling from one place to another or importing and exporting goods. This online course will give you the opportunity to explore the general principles of insurance law, as well as specialised types of contracts. You’ll learn about the the formation of insurance contracts and terms, issues of insurable interest, the duty of fair representation of the risk, the role of brokers and more.

When you study the LLM Insurance Law Online programme with us you will:

  • Be taught by subject matter experts, former and current practitioners and research and teaching focused academics.
  • Benefit from strategic partnerships with firms, regulators and accreditation bodies, which inform our programme development.
  • Improve your employability by gaining important transferable skills and mapping your career with our careers team.
  • Strengthen your network – connect with other students, faculty and industry professionals on an international scale, and seek out opportunities for future placements and job opportunities.
  • Increase your earning potential - the 2020 Graduate Labour Market Statistics found that postgraduates earn on average £7,000 more than their graduate counterparts.
  • Get ahead of the competition – gain in-depth knowledge of your topic of interest and become a subject expert, which will provide you with a competitive edge in the job market.
  • 94% of postgraduate students in employment were in highly skilled occupations 15 months after graduating (2019/20 Graduate Outcomes Data).
  • Prepare for the future of Legal Technology – study modules in legal technology and gain insight into this emerging area of law.

Please note that, due to Home Office regulations, students who require a Student Route visa to study with us are not permitted to study online and can only choose face-to-face taught modules.

 

Programme Demands

This document outlines the programme demands so you can assess your ability for the course. 

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Course Structure

Two week induction: For non-law students this includes a compulsory introduction to the law of England and Wales which must be completed before commencing your first modules.

You will complete:

  • Insurance Law
  • Research Methods Training (sessions throughout Terms 1 and 2 / 1-4)

You may then choose three from the list of elective modules* which includes modules such as:

  • Corporate Governance in Practice
  • Finance, Accounting and Risk Management
  • Cyberlaws (The Laws of Data and Digital Assets)
  • International Trade Law

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*All elective modules are subject to availability.

Dissertation in Insurance Law

Course Start Dates

  • LLM Insurance Law
    • Full-time: Online
    • Part-time: Online
  • LLM Insurance Law
    • Full-time: Online
    • Part-time: Online
  • LLM Insurance Law
    • Full-time: Online

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Study On Campus

You can also study these courses at one of our campuses across the UK. If you’re looking for a more traditional university experience, why not consider studying on campus?

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Course Information

 

With so many options for studying the LLM Insurance Law Online course, you can be sure to find a start date and study option to suit your needs.

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Modules are assessed by a three hour unseen written examination or 4,500 word coursework assignment.

All assessments are conducted online.

The dissertation module will be assessed by submission of a thesis (15,000 words), and provides an opportunity for sustained, in-depth and intensive investigation into, and reflection upon, your chosen specialist area.

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This course has an innovatively flexible structure, with specific assessments that are conducive to effective learning.

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We care about your career, which is why we offer support with job applications and other work experience opportunities as soon as you accept your place.

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Applications for this course are now open.

These courses cannot be chosen to study alongside our Legal Practice Course (LPC). For more information on the choice of Master's to study alongside our LPC, please visit the LPC page.

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2022/23 Course Fees

LLM Master of Laws (Online):
£9,500

Hong Kong Online:
HKD $120,000

2023/24 Course Fees (For courses starting on or after 1st July 2023)

LLM Master of Laws (Online):
£11,350

Hong Kong Online:
HKD $120,000

By studying a Master's degree you could be eligible for a Postgraduate Loan.

If you’re a ULaw alumnus, you may be eligible to receive our £1000 Academic Master's Alumni Discount.

We also have a range of scholarships and bursaries available which make studying with us more affordable than ever. 

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We have students from over 120 different countries throughout our campuses, with a dedicated team to help international students.

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