Bangor University

LLM in Public Procurement Law & Strategy

Bangor University Law School’s Institute for Competition & Procurement Studies (ICPS) is a major research centre for Public Procurement Law & Policy research. Building on its extensive and diverse experience in relation to UK and European Public Procurement Law, the University offers 2 new exciting and innovative Masters programmes:

  • Executive LLM in Public Procurement Law and Strategy (2 Years – Part Time)
  • LLM in Public Procurement Law and Strategy (1 Year – Full Time)

For further details see the programme flyer.

Nottingham University


The University of Nottingham’s Public Procurement Research Group is a global leader in research and teaching on public procurement regulation.  It is part of the School of Law at the University of Nottingham, which is consistently ranked amongst the leading law schools in the United Kingdom.

The PPRG runs a visiting scholar programme that takes applications from academics from all around the world. The Group also supports various academic courses: the Executive Programme in Public Procurement Law and Policy (LLM/PDip/PCert); Degrees by research; LLM modules in Public Procurement; and a Public Procurement Law module for Undergraduates.

For further information on the PPRG see the group’s flyer.

Executive Programme in Public Procurement Law and Policy at the University of Nottingham

The Executive LLM/Diploma/Certificate programme in Public Procurement Law and Policy is an innovative part-time programme provided by the School of Law, University of Nottingham, under the auspices of the School’s world-renowned Public Procurement Research Group (PPRG).

The programme offers 3 different qualifications:

  • The LLM (Master of Laws) (involves part time study over 24 months; requires completion of 8 modules plus a dissertation)
  • The Postgraduate Diploma (involves part time study over 21 months; requires completion of 8 modules)
  • The Postgraduate Certificate (involves part time study over 12-24 months (according to modules chosen); requires completion of 4 modules)

For further details see the programme flyer.


The Procurement Law Academic Network is a permanent global network of academics (professors, researchers etc), who are interested in issues relating to public procurement law and regulatory policy. The network allows interested academics to come together and facilitates collaboration between them. The Network also facilitates collaboration between the academic community and others, including lawyers, governments, international organisations, procurement practitioners and suppliers, who may join as associate members.

Membership of PLAN and access to its facilities are FREE and are open to all who meet the relevant criteria.

For further details see PLAN’s website.

King’s College University

Postgraduate Diploma in Public Procurement Regulation – Part-Time Online with Residential Weekends (8 month course)

Public Procurement Regulation is undergoing rapid change in the face of the demands presented by Climate Change, Covid and ever greater social and political expectations.  This programme with King’s has been designed and adapted to address these changes and support law professionals in acquiring and developing their knowledge and understanding of Procurement Law in the wider international context.  Students will acquire a sound working knowledge of EU procurement law as a core, essential model for procurement law but will look at a range of other international models and trade instruments so as to understand the context that they work within.

For full details, download the prospectus here.

Candidates who achieve Merit or above are able to gain entry to the King’s Masters course which leads to an MA after preparation of a significant dissertation on a relevant procurement law topic.