Master of Laws in LLM Administrative Law in East Midlands in United Kingdom

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LLM Administrative Law

LLM or Master of Laws provides an introduction to new areas of interest to them as well as the opportunity to further specialize in their current areas of practice and is usually restricted to those who achieved honor status in their previous legal studies.

Administrative law is a highly specialized area of law that deals with legal codes, government regulations, agency rules and precedents. Students obtaining an LLM degree may expect to earn more than a criminal or civil attorney due to the amount of complex information with which the lawyer is expected to be familiar.

UK, United Kingdom is more than 300 years old and comprises four constituent nations: England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The UK has been a centre of learning for the past 1,000 years and possesses many ancient and distinguished universities. Foreign students make up a significant proportion of the student body at UK universities.

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LLM Public Procurement Law and Policy

The University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Part time 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham

To meet the need for in-depth training in this area, this unique, part-time programme provides a 'gold standard' for education in this field. [+]

LLMs in LLM Administrative Law in East Midlands in United Kingdom. LLM Public Procurement Law and Policy Developments over the last two decades have made public procurement law one of the most exciting and rapidly evolving areas of law. Given the extent to which legal rules now govern the day to-day conduct of most procurement activity, knowledge of procurement law has become vital for anyone working in public sector procurement. The programme is open both to those with a legal background and those without, and does not require a law degree. It is designed in particular for: procurement officers whose role demands an understanding of the legal rules policy makers responsible for designing and implementing legal rules on procurement lawyers advising on public procurement those seeking to undertake research or teaching in public procurement It provides a thorough understanding of: the nature of law and legal process the principles and rules of public procurement law the application of these rules in key national and international systems/models (including UNCITRAL, the WTO, the World Bank, the EU and the UK) how to implement best practice in the context of a legal framework Visit the School of Law website for further information. Key facts The School of Law was ranked 41st best law school in the world by the QS World Rankings by Subject 2016 This innovative programme is taught by leading academics from the school's world-renowned Public Procurement Research Group (PPRG) You will receive an extensive range of course materials, comprising bespoke mini-textbooks supplemented with additional readings and self-test questions and answers Each module* is supported by around 14 hours of intensive teaching, held over two days in the middle of each module study period * For Legal Research Methods the approach differs in that there is an introductory session and a session on how to conduct legal research (held alongside teaching for other modules), followed by completion of the module assignment. Course details LLM The Public Procurement Law and Policy LLM programme is offered on a part-time basis, to be completed over 24 months. This requires the completion of eight modules plus a dissertation. PGDip The PGDip programme is offered on a part-time basis, to be completed over 21 months. This requires the completion of eight modules. There is no dissertation. PGCert The PGCert programme is offered on a part-time basis, to be completed over 12-24 months (according to the modules chosen). This requires the completion of four modules. There is no dissertation. Course materials The course is predominantly delivered by distance learning and designed to be studied part-time to fit around your commitments. For each module, you are provided with extensive materials including basic text, case studies, further reading and self-test questions. You will also receive a reading pack of core academic articles and legislation for each module. Material is provided both online and in hard copy or disk format, and there is online academic support as well as an online discussion forum for each module. Intensive residential sessions Each module includes an intensive residential weekend held at The University of Nottingham. This provides the opportunity to develop understanding through traditional face-to-face teaching (lectures, seminars and workshops). These will be delivered mainly by academic staff from The University of Nottingham, with a few sessions also presented by guest lecturers from professional practice and international institutions. The intensive teaching sessions constitute an important element of the programme, helping to ensure it is of the same high quality as the school's full-time programmes. You are strongly encouraged to attend, although this is not mandatory for obtaining a qualification. Modules LLM and PGDip Core Introduction to Public Procurement Regulation: Basic Principles and Concepts (M34140) EU Procurement Law 1 (M34143) EU Procurement Law 2 (M34144) Corruption and Collusion in Public Procurement (M34145) Government Procurement in the WTO (M34146) Legal Research Methods in Public Procurement (M34147) Optional Organisation and Management of Procurement Systems (M34141) OR EU Procurement Law 3 (M34176) Procurement and Development (M34142) OR UK Public Procurement Law (M34148) PGCert Core Introduction to Public Procurement Regulation: Basic Principles and Concepts (M34140) Optional Organisation and Management of Procurement Systems (M34141) OR EU Procurement Law 3 (M34176) Procurement and Development (M34142) OR UK Public Procurement Law (M34148) EU Procurement Law 1 (M34143) EU Procurement Law 2 (M34144) Corruption and Collusion in Public Procurement (M34145) Government Procurement in the WTO (M34146) Legal Research Methods in Public Procurement (M34147) The modules we offer are inspired by the research interests of our staff and as a result may change for reasons of, for example, research developments or legislation changes. This list is an example of typical modules we offer, not a definitive list. Careers The acquisition of this postgraduate qualification demonstrates knowledge in this specialist field of public procurement regulation that is both high level and spreads across the whole field, as well as advanced skills in the law for those who have no prior legal training. The vast majority of students on the programme are already working the field of public procurement, often in a very senior capacity, whether as lawyers (in-house or in private practice), procurement practitioners in the public/utility sectors, consultants, policy makers or (in a few cases) suppliers. For these students the specialist knowledge and understanding of procurement law gained from the programme greatly enhances their ability to perform their roles, as is evidenced by the numerous testimonials received to this effect. Students have also used their qualification to move on to more senior roles in their current organisations or other organisations, as well as to move into new sectors - for example, from working in EU procurement law to working in development procurement, or from procurement practice to consultancy - as is again evidenced in testimonials. Many students also report that their professional performance has benefited significantly from the contacts made during the programme with other high-level specialists across the field. Some of our students are new to the field and have used the qualification gained to move into this rapidly growing field. A few have also taken the programme in order to obtain a comprehensive knowledge of public procurement regulation as a background to pursuing a PhD in the field, or have decided to undertake a PhD after completing their study. Entry requirements 2:1 (or international equivalent) Other requirements Applicants with alternative academic backgrounds will also be considered where they have relevant qualifications or experience in the field. Applications are particularly welcome from those with the CIPS Graduate Diploma in Purchasing and Supply (Level 6) IELTS 7.0 (with no less than 7.0 in writing, 6.5 in reading and 6.0 in speaking and listening) If these grades are not met, English preparatory courses are available [-]

LLM International Law and Development

The University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

This course allows students to develop an in depth knowledge of the issues faced by developing states in the international order. [+]

LLM International Law and Development The difficulties that many developing states are facing in terms of economic growth, the implementation of human rights, fighting poverty levels, and improving health or education standards, have become central concerns both at the international level and for policy-makers within developing states. The impact of legal standards and international rules in assisting developing states achieve their developmental aims has generated increasing interest from legal scholars and practitioners alike. The LLM International Law and Development provides you with an opportunity to develop an in depth understanding of the issues faced by developing states. A specialist module on Law, Development and the International Community provides the basis of some of the key questions that need to be asked in relation to the position of developing states, such as human rights, environmental law, or international commercial law, whilst a wide variety of modules on this LLM mean that you can further specialise on particular aspects of the development debate. Key facts The School of Law was ranked 41st best law school in the world, and 9th in the UK, by the QS World Rankings by Subject 2016 Since its introduction in 1987, our LLM programme has continued to grow in popularity and prestige and now attracts some 140 to 160 students each year, from more than 50 countries, confirming its status as one of the leading LLM programmes available Research-led teaching means that you will be exposed to current issues, advanced debate, and innovative thinking and regular guest seminars and lectures, delivered by distinguished scholars and practitioners complement teaching in the school Dedicated resources for students in the school, including a Legal Skills Advisor who delivers workshops and one-to-one sessions, a Law School computer room, and a Law Reading Room in the Hallward Library, contribute to a unique and positive learning experience The school enjoys professional relationships with international institutions, leading UK law firms, private industry and consultancies, government departments, both foreign and domestic, and non-governmental organisations Course details You must complete at least 90 credits worth of modules from the qualifying specialist module options for the International Law and Development LLM. The remaining 30 credits required to complete the taught stage of the degree can be chosen from the full suite of modules offered across all of our LLM programmes. In addition, you must choose a dissertation topic which falls within the field of international law and development. Guidance and support when deciding a dissertation topic and designing your project will be provided through bespoke workshops and one-to-one support. Teaching The LLM programme operates small group seminar teaching wherever possible, allowing for an integrative and interactive learning experience. You are encouraged and expected to prepare for, and participate in, seminars so that you get the maximum benefit from these teaching sessions. Modular assessments All taught courses are assessed by examination or essay, or a combination of both. All assessments take place at the end of the spring term. Practice assignments, workshops on issues such as exam technique and time management, as well as one-to-one sessions with the Legal Skills Advisor are offered throughout the academic year to prepare you for these assessments. Modules Qualifying module options Biodiversity and International Law Business and Human Rights Economic and Social Rights General Themes and Principles of International Environmental Law International Financial and Monetary Law International Human Rights Law International Investment Law International Law of the Sea International Law of Transboundary Pollution Law, Development and the International Community Minorities and International Human Rights Public Procurement in EU and International Trade Law Public Procurement Law Regional Human Rights Law Religion and International Human Rights United Nations Law The World Trading System The modules we offer are inspired by the research interests of our staff and as a result may change for reasons of, for example, research developments or legislation changes. This list is an example of typical modules we offer, not a definitive list. Careers Our postgraduate students move into an extraordinarily wide range of careers. Many graduates either go into the legal profession or return to their previous legal careers with their experience and prospects enhanced by their experiences on the course. A large number also work with NGOs, or return to their countries with the relevant skills to help add to the future development of that country. A selection of graduates progress onto our PhD programme each year, in order to progress their academic career. These students often choose to stay at The University of Nottingham beyond their doctorate, with a number of our current academics having completed both the LLM or Masters and PhD programmes with us before becoming members of staff. Average starting salary and career progression In 2015, 93% of postgraduates in the School of Law who were available for employment had secured work or further study within six months of graduation. The average starting salary was £27,031 with the highest being £40,800.* * Known destinations of full-time home higher degree postgraduates 2014/15. Salaries are calculated based on those in full-time paid employment within the UK. Career prospects and employability The acquisition of a masters degree demonstrates a high level of knowledge in a specific field. Whether you are using it to enhance your employability, as preparation for further academic research or as a means of vocational training, you may benefit from careers advice as to how you can use your new found skills to their full potential. Our Careers and Employability Service will help you do this, working with you to explore your options and inviting you to attend recruitment events where you can meet potential employers, as well as suggesting further development opportunities, such as relevant work experience placements and skills workshops. Entry requirements 2.1 (or international equivalent) in law, humanities or social sciences IELTS 7.0 (with no less than 7.0 in writing, 6.5 in reading and 6.0 in speaking and listening If these grades are not met, English preparatory courses are available [-]