School of Law,
Faculty of Social Sciences
This two-year degree includes a year in Japan. It leads to the double award of an LLM from the University of Sheffield and either an LLM or an MA in Comparative Political Studies from Doshisha University (Kyoto, Japan).
The course begins with a year at Sheffield where you will follow the Sheffield LLM or one of our specialist pathways.
In the second year you will study, in English, in Japan. You’ll focus on legal issues in a regional and global context and gain a thorough understanding of international law and international organisations.
2 years full-time
Minimum of 2:1 honours degree or international equivalent in law.
If you have other qualifications, we’ll consider your application on an individual basis.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
Use our alternative routes application form to apply for the LLM Law (Doshisha).
The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.