Master of Laws in East of England United Kingdom

Top LLM Programs in East of England United Kingdom 2017

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An LL.M. is the first step towards academics in many countries. It presents many opportunity to specialize in a particular field or to undertake thorough research. It can also prove beneficial in obtaining a doctoral level degree in law.

An LLM is a postgraduate program for law students who want advanced training and knowledge in a particular area. Specialization areas may include commercial law, finance, human rights law, tax law, and international business law.

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LLM International Commercial Law

Anglia Ruskin University
Campus Full time 12 - 15 months January 2017 United Kingdom Cambridge

Our LLM course offers a combination of theory and practical application that's relevant to the demands of international commercial practice, and in particular the relationship between legal disciplines and commercial undertakings... [+]

LLM Degrees 2017 in East of England United Kingdom. LLM International Commercial Law Course duration: 12 months full-time (September starts), 15 months full-time (January starts). Overview Prepare for a legal career in international commerce with this LLM from Anglia Law School. Further your knowledge of the latest issues and case studies in commercial law, especially principles of international contracts related to commercial activities. You’ll be supported by research-active staff with backgrounds in professional practice, and work alongside students from around the world. Our LLM course offers a combination of theory and practical application that's relevant to the demands of international commercial practice, and in particular the relationship between legal disciplines and commercial undertakings. It will give you the necessary background and legal expertise to work in international commercial law, or a range of other intellectually demanding roles – or to pursue academic research at the highest level. You’ll investigate areas like commercial contracts, transnational commercial law and dispute resolution, but will also have the chance to specialise in your own areas of interest, such as international governance or company law. Throughout the course you’ll develop research skills vital both to your assignments and your future career. Our teaching team consists of professionally qualified legal practitioners as well as research-active academics; in 2014, the Government acknowledged our ‘world-leading’ law research*. You can be confident you’ll receive up-to-date advice career advice as well as the latest legal theory and case studies. Here in Cambridge, you’ll study alongside students from all over the world, giving you first-hand experience of working in a global context. Our facilities include modern teaching rooms and a mock courtroom. Core modules Commercial Contracts Business Law in the Global Context International Law Research Dispute Resolution Transnational Commercial Law Major Research Project in International and European Business Law Optional modules International Governance Comparative Company Law Assessment You’ll show your progress through a combination of assessments, such as coursework in which you’ll develop a critical view on a current issue in the area you're studying, and presentations. All students take our core modules, but please note that the availability of optional modules is subject to demand. Entry requirements A First Degree, with Honours, in a related subject and at a minimum final classification of Lower Second (2:2) or equivalent. If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 ( Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University. [-]

LLM Media Law, Policy and Practice

University of East Anglia Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Norwich + 1 more

This Masters degree draws on the University of East Anglia’s international strength in interdisciplinary and comparative approaches to media law, policy and practice. It will particularly appeal to UK and International graduates who want a career in the media or who wish to build on their professional expertise and develop their understanding of the role of media law in private, public or corporate sectors. [+]

The LLM Media Law, Policy and Practice degree has been designed to provide professional practitioners and graduates, in Law or other disciplines, with expert knowledge and a firm grounding in the concepts of media law and the regulation of media communication. This Masters degree draws on the University of East Anglia’s international strength in interdisciplinary and comparative approaches to media law, policy and practice. It will particularly appeal to UK and International graduates who want a career in the media or who wish to build on their professional expertise and develop their understanding of the role of media law in private, public or corporate sectors. The LLM Media Law, Policy and Practice is offered over one year full-time, or two years part-time. Students undertake a range of compulsory and optional modules taught by the Law School. They may also, with the consent of the Course Director, choose modules worth up to 40 credits from other postgraduate courses offered by the University. This degree also offers an optional Research Methods Training component. Research methods training is likely to be of particular interest to students who are considering working in the following areas: Academic legal research, including study for an advanced research degree, such as an MPhil or PhD, Law reform bodies and legal pressure groups, for example the Law Commission or Liberty, International organisations with a policy research focus, such as OECD, The World Bank. Key Facts Groundbreaking programme which has been designed to provide graduates with a grounding in all aspects of the media and specifically for those who want to work in the media industry or specialise in media once in practice Comparative, internationally focused, with an emphasis on new technologies Draws on University’s international strength in media research, and UEA Law School’s growing team of media lawyers Entry Requirements Degree Subject: Law or cognate degree Degree Classification: Good 2.2 pass or international equivalent [-]

LLM Master of Laws

University of East Anglia Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Norwich

The LLM General degree enables students to pursue a programme of study specifically tailored to their individual interests. Applicants are encouraged to develop their own proposal for an individual Master of Laws degree, where they may combine modules from two or more of the Law School's LLM programme. [+]

LLM Degrees 2017 in East of England United Kingdom. The LLM General degree enables students to pursue a programme of study specifically tailored to their individual interests. Applicants are encouraged to develop their own proposal for an individual Master of Laws degree, where they may combine modules from two or more of the Law School's LLM programme. The LLM General is offered over one year full-time, or two years part-time. Students undertake a range of compulsory and optional modules taught by the Law School. They may also, with the consent of the Course Director, choose modules worth up to 40 credits from other postgraduate courses offered by the University. Key Facts Available for those who wish to pursue a programme of study specifically tailored to their individual interests Combine subjects (modules) from two or more of postgraduate taught degree programmes for a tailored programme of study Only Core Modules: Legal Skills and Research AND Dissertation Otherwise, over 30 modules to choose from Emphasis on small group and interactive teaching giving students a unique opportunity to access our dedicated team of specialists drawn from both academia and practice. Entry Requirements Degree Subject: Law or cognate degree Degree Classification: Good 2.2 pass or international equivalent [-]

LLM International Trade Law

University of East Anglia Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Norwich

The LLM International Trade Law degree offers all the modules traditionally made available as part of an international trade law Masters programme, such as International Sales Law, Payments and Finance in International Trade, International Carriage Law, International Commercial Arbitration, and International Competition Law. [+]

The LLM International Trade Law degree offers all the modules traditionally made available as part of an international trade law Masters programme, such as International Sales Law, Payments and Finance in International Trade, International Carriage Law, International Commercial Arbitration, and International Competition Law. In addition, we offer several modules which are focused on specific aspects of international law such as International Banking and Finance, International Information Technology Law and Intellectual Property Law which, combined with our core modules, means that those with an interest in practising in specialist areas can gain a solid grounding. There are few states around the world where their nationals do not engage in international trade, and for it to be carried out efficiently and profitably, it is essential that there is a predictable and clear legal framework for international traders to work within. The LLM in International Trade Law is designed to give students interested in careers in international trade or in trade-related government departments a firm introduction to both the law and practice in this challenging and complex area. While English law remains of enormous commercial importance, considerable steps have been taken over the last two decades, at an international level, towards the harmonisation of international trade law. Although the subjects (modules) studied on the course deal with individual aspects of the law relating to international trade (for example, the law relating to international sales and the carriage of goods by sea), a full understanding cannot be gained without a firm knowledge and understanding of the international harmonisation efforts and consideration of how the subjects inter-relate. This course is specifically designed to achieve these aims. The LLM International Trade Law is offered over one year full-time, or two years part-time. Students undertake a range of compulsory and optional modules taught by the Law School. They may also, with the consent of the Course Director, choose modules worth up to 40 credits from other postgraduate courses offered by the University. This degree also offers an optional Research Methods Training component. Research methods training is likely to be of particular interest to students who are considering working in the following areas: Academic legal research, including study for an advanced research degree, such as an MPhil or PhD, Law reform bodies and legal pressure groups, for example the Law Commission or Liberty, International organisations with a policy research focus, such as OECD, The World Bank. Key Facts Designed to develop international trade law skills for those intending to specialise in a legal career in international trade Over 15 subjects to choose from Focus on development of practical legal skills Entry Requirements Degree Subject: Law or cognate degree Degree Classification: Good 2.2 pass or international equivalent [-]

LLM International Commercial and Competition Law

University of East Anglia Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Norwich

The LLM International Commercial and Competition Law degree is a unique interdisciplinary programme which examines the issues, concepts and principles that underpin the substantive law, and promotes understanding of the economic, social and political forces that continue to shape competition law development. [+]

LLM Degrees 2017 in East of England United Kingdom. The LLM International Commercial and Competition Law degree is a unique interdisciplinary programme which examines the issues, concepts and principles that underpin the substantive law, and promotes understanding of the economic, social and political forces that continue to shape competition law development. The number of countries with competition (antitrust) laws has increased from 31 in 1985 to over 100 in 2012, creating the need for legal specialists to practice in law firms, enforce policy in competition authorities and teach in universities. This LLM is ideally suited to those working or intending to work in the area of competition law. The LLM International Commercial and Competition Law is offered over one year full-time. Students are required to take the compulsory module 'International Competition Law'. In addition, they must also write a dissertation on a competition law topic and take at least one optional module from a choice of three competition law-related modules: 'Competition Law in the Global Economy'; 'Media Regulation and Markets'; and 'Theory of Competitive Markets'. If they wish, students can take all of these optional modules. In any case, any remaining credits will be fulfilled by taking other optional LLM modules. Students may also, with the consent of the Course Director, choose modules worth up to 40 credits from other postgraduate courses offered by the University. This degree also offers an optional Research Methods Training component. Research methods training is likely to be of particular interest to students who are considering working in the following areas: Academic legal research, including study for an advanced research degree, such as an MPhil or PhD, Law reform bodies and legal pressure groups, for example the Law Commission or Liberty, International organisations with a policy research focus, such as OECD, The World Bank. Key Facts Designed for those working or intending to work in competition law and regulation Examines issues, concepts and principles that underpin the substantive law Promotes understanding of economic, social and political forces that shape competition law development Research-led Teaching: The ESRC Centre for Competition Policy ESRC Research Centre for Competition Policy Students undertaking the LLM International Competition Law and Policy degree also benefit from close collaboration with research conducted by the ESRC Research Centre for Competition Policy - one of the University's Research Centres working at the forefront of policy debates in competition policy at international level, with senior advisory links with the European Commission, the UK Office of Fair Trade and the UK Competition Commission. Students are encouraged to attend the Centre's workshops, seminars and conferences and so are able to interact with leading academics and practitioners from across Europe and the United States. Entry Requirements Degree Subject: Law or cognate degree Degree Classification: Good 2.2 pass or international equivalent [-]

LLM International Commercial and Business Law

University of East Anglia Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Norwich

The LLM International Commercial and Business Law degree offers those who already have or who want a career in the practice of international commercial law (whether in private practice, with a government or international organisation, or in a corporate or financing environment) one of the widest selections of subjects (modules) offered by any law school in the UK. [+]

The LLM International Commercial and Business Law degree offers those who already have or who want a career in the practice of international commercial law (whether in private practice, with a government or international organisation, or in a corporate or financing environment) one of the widest selections of subjects (modules) offered by any law school in the UK. The programme offers students more than 30 modules, including traditional subjects, such as International Sales Law, Payments and Finance in International Trade, International Carriage Law, International Commercial Arbitration and International Banking Law and Practice. In addition, students can combine these with a diverse range of further specialised modules in areas such as International Competition Law and Policy, Intellectual Property Law and International Financial Law. Many subjects are innovative and rarely taught at British universities. The LLM International Commercial and Business Law is offered over one year full-time, or two years part-time. Students undertake a range of compulsory and optional modules taught by the Law School. They may also, with the consent of the Course Director, choose modules worth up to 40 credits from other postgraduate courses offered by the University. This degree also offers an optional Research Methods Training component. Research methods training is likely to be of particular interest to students who are considering working in the following areas: Academic legal research, including study for an advanced research degree, such as an MPhil or PhD, Law reform bodies and legal pressure groups, for example the Law Commission or Liberty, International organisations with a policy research focus, such as OECD, The World Bank. Key Facts Designed to develop legal knowledge and skills for those intending to specialise in a legal career in international commerce or trade Focus on international harmonisation and how subjects inter-relate Over 25 subjects to choose from Entry Requirements Degree Subject: Law or cognate degree Degree Classification: Good 2.2 pass or international equivalent [-]

LLM Information, Technology and Intellectual Property Law

University of East Anglia Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Norwich + 1 more

The LLM Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law brings together two of the most important legal questions of the 21st century: the fate of law in the information age, and the management and exploitation of diverse forms of creativity, reputation and innovation. [+]

LLM Degrees 2017 in East of England United Kingdom. The LLM Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law brings together two of the most important legal questions of the 21st century: the fate of law in the information age, and the management and exploitation of diverse forms of creativity, reputation and innovation. Building on a long record of teaching at the cutting edge of law and technology, the UEA Law School is home to a strong team of scholars investigating everything from IP enforcement to the rights and risks associated with ‘Web 2.0’. Students can choose from a range of specialised, internationally-focused modules on IT and IP, but can also take the opportunity to study subjects in the closely related field of media law, or other subjects offered in the School on commercial and competition law. The LLM Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law is offered over one year full-time, or two years part-time. Students undertake a range of compulsory and optional modules taught by the Law School. They may also, with the consent of the Course Director, choose modules worth up to 40 credits from other postgraduate courses offered by the University. This degree also offers an optional Research Methods Training component. Research methods training is likely to be of particular interest to students who are considering working in the following areas: Academic legal research, including study for an advanced research degree, such as an MPhil or PhD, Law reform bodies and legal pressure groups, for example the Law Commission or Liberty, International organisations with a policy research focus, such as OECD, The World Bank. Key Facts Designed to develop legal knowledge and skills for those intending to specialise in a legal career in information technology law (including the Internet and e-commerce industries) or any area of intellectual property law Focus on the relationship between law and technology (without assuming detailed knowledge of particular technologies), and the social, economic and cultural consequences of new or amended forms of regulation and governance Over 25 subjects to choose from Entry Requirements Degree Subject: Law or cognate degree Degree Classification: Good 2.2 pass or international equivalent [-]

LLM Employment Law

University of East Anglia Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Norwich

The LLM Employment Law degree is well-suited to those working or intending to work in the area of employment law, whether as lawyers, human resources professionals, industrial relations specialists or advice workers. [+]

The LLM Employment Law degree is well-suited to those working or intending to work in the area of employment law, whether as lawyers, human resources professionals, industrial relations specialists or advice workers. The ever-increasing volume of statute, regulations and case law makes it essential for those working in the area to have a firm understanding of the issues, concepts and principles that lie beneath the detailed law and an appreciation of the economic, social and political forces, whether domestic, European or international, that continue to shape its development. Armed with such knowledge, it is possible to face the challenge of new developments in the subject with confidence. Employment Law is one of the most dynamic and fast-growing areas of legal specialisation. Few areas of law have been the subject of such a rapid transformation in recent times. The aim of this unique programme is to give students a firm grounding in the key areas of employment law and practice and to explore the boundaries of the subject. It covers the central issues and elements in employment law today, such as EC employment law, family policy and discrimination at work. It offers a chance to engage with the practice of employment law, drafting employment contracts and codes of practice. The LLM Employment Law is offered over one year full-time, or two years part-time. Students undertake a range of compulsory and optional modules taught by the Law School. They may also, with the consent of the Course Director, choose modules worth up to 40 credits from other postgraduate courses offered by the University. Key Facts Developed for those working or intending to work in employment law and related disciplines and for those who need to understand and apply employment law as part of their management role Provides a firm understanding of issues, concepts and principles that drive the direction and development of UK employment law and an appreciation of the economic, social and political forces, whether domestic or European which influence this. Student Testimonials "This Masters course is amazing! Before enrolling, I knew a few things about English employment law... but at the conclusion of this year, I have a deep insight into the English rules governing the industrial relationship. Moreover, you are given the opportunity to work and learn on a very practical basis, taking part in a mock employment tribunal or meeting with real judges and employment solicitors." Entry Requirements Degree Subject: Law or cognate degree Degree Classification: Good 2.2 pass or international equivalent [-]

LLM Legal Practice (Top Up)

Anglia Ruskin University
Campus Full time Part time 6 - 12 months October 2017 United Kingdom Cambridge + 1 more

This course provides an opportunity for students who have completed the Legal Practice Course or Bar Professional Training Course to top-up their qualification to an LLM in Legal Practice. [+]

More information: www.anglia.ac.uk/legalpracticeThis course provides an opportunity for students who have completed the Legal Practice Course or Bar Professional Training Course to top-up their qualification to an LLM in Legal Practice. Current practising solicitors who undertook the former Law Society Final Examinations and barristers who have completed the BVC are also eligible for the course. Overseas qualified lawyers may be eligible, subject to having taken the Qualified Lawyers' Transfer Scheme (QLTS/QLTT) and/or gaining university accreditation of prior learning and experience. You will have the opportunity to explore in depth a particular aspect of legal professional practice. This may reflect your current professional practice context or relate to your career development plans and/or academic interest.The award of LLM will be available to you if you attend research seminars, delivered over four days, and satisfactorily complete a dissertation of 18,000 words (maximum) on an area of legal practice of your own choice (subject to approval and appropriate supervisory capacity within Anglia Law School). Anglia Law School employs a number of full-time academic staff with legal practice experience and accordingly is able to offer supervision in a variety of research fields for those wishing to undertake the LLM Legal Practice. The taught element of the LLM (the research seminars) is delivered at our Chelmsford campus which is located a short walk from the bus and train stations, a 35-minute train journey from London Liverpool Street and with easy access from East Anglia and the Midlands. Supervision is available at our Chelmsford campus and may also be available at our Cambridge campus.In the research seminars, you will develop your research skills across a range of appropriate techniques, such as bibliographical and electronic legal research skills, empirical techniques including surveys, questionnaires and interviews, and learn how to critically read research and formulate research questions, and write and present your research findings. In addition to these sessions, you may also seek guidance as part of the normal supervision process.You will be allocated a supervisor to assist you in developing your research proposal/hypothesis, discuss your methodology (including the need for ethics clearance) and act as a mentor throughout. You will be expected to make regular reports to your supervisor on the progress of your work. The supervisory process will take place through a combination of face-to-face, telephone and email discussions.The course contributes particularly to research, analytical and critical thinking skills, which are transferable skills highly valued by employers. It is highly relevant to related careers in the legal profession. The dissertation provides a medium for members of the legal profession to apply theory to practice and to contribute to best practice in their professional sphere.Through this course you will be able to demonstrate the following skills, each of which is associated with academic mastery:... [-]


LLM International Business Law

Anglia Ruskin University
Campus or Online Full time 12 - 15 years January 2017 United Kingdom Cambridge

Prepare for an international legal career with this LLM from Anglia Law School. Further your knowledge of the latest issues and case studies in international business law, supported by staff who are active researchers and qualified practitioners, alongside students from around the world. Our LLM course will give you an understanding of law in an international context. Through a combination of theory and... [+]

Course duration: 12 months full-time (September starts); 15 months full-time (January starts). Overview Prepare for an international legal career with this LLM from Anglia Law School. Further your knowledge of the latest issues and case studies in international business law, supported by staff who are active researchers and qualified practitioners, alongside students from around the world. Our LLM course will give you an understanding of law in an international context. Through a combination of theory and practical application, you’ll explore issues of law and legal theory at an advanced level. As well as investigating areas like trade law and dispute resolution, you’ll also have the chance to specialise in your own particular areas of interest, such as international governance or competition law. Throughout the course you’ll develop research skills vital both to your assignments and your future career. Our teaching team consists of professionally qualified legal practitioners as well as research-active academics; in 2014, the Government acknowledged our ‘world-leading’ law research*. You can be confident you’ll receive up-to-date career advice as well as the latest legal theory and case studies. You’ll also learn alongside students from all over the world, giving you first-hand experience of working in a global context. Our facilities include modern teaching rooms and a mock courtroom. You’ll have access to all our campus libraries and digital resources, including our Virtual Learning Environment which has a range of online resources to complement your studies. Core modules Business Law in the Global Context International Trade Law International Law Research Dispute Resolution Major Research Project in International and European Business Law Optional modules Competition Law in the International Context International Governance Comparative Company Law Current Legal Issues in the International Business Arena Assessment You’ll show your progress through a combination of written essays, problem-solving assignments and presentations. All students take our core modules, but please note that the availability of optional modules is subject to demand. Entry requirements A First Degree, with Honours, in a related subject and at a minimum final classification of Lower Second (2:2) or equivalent. If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 ( Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University. [-]