Master in Law

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  • Objectives
    The LLM is a highly regarded postgraduate qualification that has been designed to facilitate your development of the skills necessary to succeed in both the legal and business worlds. This 180 credit award is obtained after completing the Intellectual Property Law and Information Technology Law modules, 5 elective modules, Research Methods and a Dissertation Professional legal qualifications may allow you credit exemption towards the LLM (Top-up route) (subject to the LLM Committee approval) - Law Society or Bar qualifications will be allowed to count towards the award, as may other legal or para-legal qualifications Modules studied on this course will broaden your knowledge and understanding of specialised areas of law You will gain a critical appreciation of the law and its relationship with the social and economic environment in which it operates Depending on the modules you choose to study, you will be assessed through exams, work plans, coursework and a dissertation
  • Entry requirements
    Normally, you should have a good Honours degree or equivalent - substantial professional experience can substitute for graduate status We look for graduates with an appropriate Honours degree in law or a non-law degree that has a substantial amount of law content We will consider those with a third class degree if they hold a professional qualification such as the LPC Other qualifications or experience which demonstrate appropriate legal or related knowledge equivalent to degree standard will also be considered You should also have a good standard of written and spoken English (IELTS 6.0 or equivalent)
  • Academic Title
    Master in Law
  • Course description
    Future prospects

    The LLM course is designed for those seeking career development by gaining a deeper understanding of specialised areas of the law

    Upon completion of the course you could also consider further study at MPhil/PhD level

    The LLM modules may be suitable for practitioners looking to obtain Continuing Professional Development points

    Typical modules may include

    -Intellectual Property Law
    -Information Technology Law
    -Research Methods
    -Dissertation
    -Financial Services Law and Financial Crime
    -Commercial Awareness
    -International Corporate Finance
    -International Corporate Governance
    -Personal Liability & Disqualification of Directors in an International Context
    -International Corporate Liquidation
    -Risk Management
    -Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management

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