Master of Laws (LLM) (Subject to validation) (LLM)

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  • Objectives
    To offer knowledge and expertise to contribute more fully to your chosen profession through the development of intellectual competence and postgraduate skills.
  • Academic title
    Master of Laws (LLM)
  • Course description
    Course Description:

    Students may pursue studies for a general Master of Laws by selecting any of the approved modules and completing a Dissertation in a subject of their own choice approved by the School. All students enrolled for the LLM will also undertake a module in Postgraduate Research and Study Skills.

    Non-exhaustive and indicative LLM Modules, include:

        * Carriage of Goods by Land, Sea and Air
        * Church Property
        * Church Services
        * Clinical Negligence
        * Commercial Legal Practice
        * Commercial Property Law
       * Community Care Law
        * Comparative Corporate Governance
        * Competition Law
       * Conceptual Foundations and Sources of Canon Law
       * Consent to Treatment
        * Constitutional Church Government: Instructions and Powers
        * Criminal Justice in Europe
        * Doctrinal Authority and Worship
        * Ecclesiastical Persons: Rights and Duties
        * English Law in a Comparative Context
        * Environmental Law
       * European Union – Constitutionalism and New Member States
        * European Union Institutional and Constitutional Law
       * European Union Substantive Law
       * Historical Development of Canon Law
       * Human Reproduction and the Family
        * Human Rights in a Comparative Context
        * Insurance Law
       * Intellectual Property
        * International Banking Law
        * International Sales Law
       * Introduction to Medical Law and the Law of Healthcare Management
        * Law and Psychiatry
        * Law of Obligations in Europe
        * Marine Insurance
        * Public Law in Europe
        * Relation of Secular to Church Law
       * World Trade Law

    Students must complete four modules (one assessment for each module comprising of a 6,500 word essay or examination) and a dissertation (not exceeding 15,000 words).

    Depending on the route and the particular module, these comprise a mix of lectures and seminars, individual and joint written and oral presentations and distance learning. All modules are supported by extensive IT provision available on and off campus. Modules are typically led by staff actively engaged in research relevant to their subject matter.

    Special Features:

        * Ability to customise programme to meet your own professional and/or employment needs by choosing from a wide range of modules or pursuing a specialist badged route.
        * All students undertake a key module in Postgraduate Research and Study Skills.
        * Completion of the programme meets the CPD requirements of the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board

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