Master of Laws Business Law – financial support available

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Master of Laws Business Law

Our LLM Business Law provides specialist knowledge, understanding and critical thinking skills in the area of business law.

This programme offers two compulsory modules: Corporate Governance, which is your Pathway Specific Module, plus a compulsory elective where you may choose between Company Law, Employment Law or Legal Risk and Compliance. Together, these modules will give you the foundation you need to specialise in Business Law. You can then build on this foundation with two additional modules from the range of optional modules on offer, to fit your own goals and preferences.

The compulsory modules for this course will provide you with the grounding you need for a successful career in business law. The innovative combination of theoretical knowledge, active learning and practical application will enable you to develop the skills you need, ensuring that you will be a real asset to your future employer.

Why choose this course?

This course is perfect for you if you are planning to specialise in Business Law.

  • Taking full advantage of the University’s strong links with industry, the course is taught by specialists in the field who are at the forefront of their discipline. You can be sure that the teaching you will receive is focused on the particular requirements of the business sector, always up to date with current business developments and supported by cutting-edge research and practice.
  • You will enjoy an immersive learning experience in our impressive Law Court building, situated within an attractive multi-million-pound site. The law courts are often used for televised productions while also supporting our world-class teaching and learning.
  • You’ll get the opportunity to develop professional industry connections through our extensive employability programme. TheHertfordshire Law Clinic provides pro-bono legal services to the community, enabling you to gain real work experience during your studies.
  • Our strong links with industry, including leading law firms, barristers’ chambers, international mediators, PCCs, Magistrates and Crown Courts, prisons and voluntary sectors further ensure an authentic learning experience.
  • 4th for law in the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES, Advance HE, 2023)


Hertfordshire Law School has helped graduates forge successful careers for 40 years. As part of our Hertfordshire University Alumni family, you’ll benefit from our global reputation for being forward thinking, innovative, and responsive to the world around us.

​The compulsory modules for this course will provide you with the grounding you need for your successful career in Business Law.

Your selected optional modules, in combination with the compulsory modules, will be the perfect launch pad for pursuing your chosen specialism, whether that be as an in-house advisor within the private sector, a compliance or risk specialist, a human resources or employment law advisor or an academic pursuing a career in research.

These are just some examples of the many routes that may be of interest to you on successful completion of the LLM Business Law.

Scholarships and bursaries

The University of Hertfordshire offer a range of tuition fee discounts and non-repayable scholarships to support our postgraduate students. You can get funding for postgraduate study through studentships, loans, bursaries and grants – you might also get help from your employer.

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Whether you’re already set on undertaking a postgraduate degree, or you’re still deciding on your options, join us from 18 – 22 March between 16:00 – 18:00 at Let’s Talk Postgrad – our postgrad online Q&A event. Speak to our expert staff about your course of interest, our industry connections and work placement options as well as life as a postgrad student.

A postgraduate degree from the University of Hertfordshire opens existing career and personal development opportunities. We’ll help transform your ambitions into life-changing reality.

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