Department of Law

Exam sub-board local rules: 2021/22

The Sub-Board of Examiners can set additional criteria for the award of Merit/Distinction. The Sub-Board of Examiners can also designate a course or courses as being critical to assessment for a programme and establish 'local rules' where the specific course(s) and/or marks will be given special consideration in the awarding of the degree.

The following programmes have Exam Sub-Board 'local rules'. Please click on the title of your programme of study (below) to see which 'local rules' apply to it.


LLM (full-time)

LLM (extended part-time)

The following programme(s) do not have any Exam Sub-Board 'local rules'. For the programme(s) below the award of the degree is determined by the relevant classification scheme.

Executive LLM

Classification Scheme