Distance Learning LLM Degree

Following are some of the top ranking universities offering the Distance Learning Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree programs:

The University of Edinburgh (UK)
- It offers several online distance learning programmes in the subject: LLM in Information Technology and the Law; LLM in Innovation, Technology and the Law; LLM in Intellectual Property Law; LLM in Medical Ethics and the Law.
- It is one of the world’s leading research universities. 63% of the University’s research activity is in the highest categories (4* and 3*) in the RAE 2008.

University of Leicester (UK)
- The School of Law offers Distance Learning programmes including the LLM and Diploma in European Union Law, and the LLM and Diploma in Employment Law.
- It has been ranked joint 1st for overall student satisfaction and teaching quality in the National Student Survey.

Aberystwyth University (UK)
- It offers the LLM Environmental Law and Management by Distance Learning. The program requires you to complete 180 credits worth of study: 120 from taught modules and 60 from the dissertation.
- Placed among the world's top 400 universities in the Times Higher Education - QS World University Rankings 2009.

De Montfort University (UK)
- The Law School offers distance learning LLMs in the following areas: Business Law; Employment Law in Context; Environmental Law; Food Law; Medical Law and Ethics; LLM Sports Law and Practice.
- Leicester De Montfort Law School is placed in the top 20 nationally when measuring student satisfaction.

University of Huddersfield (UK)
- It offers the LLM by Distance Learning which is recognised by the Law Society for Continuing Professional Development purposes.
- Named a top university for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2007.

University of Dundee (UK)
- Dundee Law School offers an LLM in International Dispute Resolution by distance learning.
- The Times newspaper’s 2009 'Good University Guide' ranks the Law School 9th in the country.
- It was shortlisted for 'University of the Year' in the Times Higher Education Awards 2008.

University of Strathclyde (UK)
- It offers the LLM and Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) in Information Technology and Telecommunications Law by internet based distance learning.
- Applicants must have obtained an honours degree in Law or a degree with a substantial legal content.
- Rated the best Law School in Scotland, and awarded the highest ‘5A’ rating in the Research Assessment Exercise.

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