Master of Laws in Wales United Kingdom

Top LLM Programs in Wales 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.

Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under different governments: the UK Government is responsible for England, and the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive are responsible for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, respectively.

Wales is one of four main parts of United Kingdom. Welsh language evolved from Celtic and is very different from English. It's one of two official languages in Wales. There is a total of 10 universities with around 150 000 students.

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LLM International Business - Masters of Laws

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Cardiff + 1 more

LLM International Business programme therefore aims to provide such knowledge and understanding as well as the skills to the students through an advanced study and assessment of laws within subject areas and issues that are rooted in the international business and management environment. [+]

Master of Laws Degrees 2017 in Wales United Kingdom. To understand global interconnectedness of economies, markets and industries within which transnational corporations compete, an individual would require a high degree of knowledge and understanding of the municipal, regional and international customs, practices and laws. Such an individual would also require a certain set of communication skills to draft, present, negotiate, moot and write in a disciplined way. LLM International Business programme therefore aims to provide such knowledge and understanding as well as the skills to the students through an advanced study and assessment of laws within subject areas and issues that are rooted in the international business and management environment. The programme is designed to equip students to develop the understanding of concepts and theories, stimulate critical thinking and resolve legal disputes from a multidisciplinary perspective. The programme also offers students the opportunity to reflect on their own knowledge, experience and industry practice, particularly through peer interaction. The programme comprises of a number of compulsory and optional modules, which can be studied either on a full time or a part time basis. Employability & Careers​ The programme aims to equip individuals with the fundamentals of international business, through development of legal knowledge and skills, which will enable them to operate efficiently and lawfully as managers, entrepreneurs and specialist practitioners. It provides disciplined legal context to individual's business knowledge and experience in meeting the demands placed upon them in a highly competitive global commercial environment. The programme therefore opens a broad range of enhanced employment opportunities in business, management and administration across private and public sectors, including NGOs and international organisations.​​ [-]

LLM Oil and Gas Law

Swansea University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years August 2017 United Kingdom Swansea + 1 more

The business of hydrocarbon energy supply remains one of the most fundamental aspects of global commerce and natural resources law in the modern era. It is not limited to exploitation of petroleum but encompasses many different aspects of law and business, from protecting the intellectual property rights of new oil and gas technology, to complex joint venture contracts, and to compensation regimes for pollution liability. [+]

The business of hydrocarbon energy supply remains one of the most fundamental aspects of global commerce and natural resources law in the modern era. It is not limited to exploitation of petroleum but encompasses many different aspects of law and business, from protecting the intellectual property rights of new oil and gas technology, to complex joint venture contracts, and to compensation regimes for pollution liability. Description The LLM in Oil and Gas Law is modular, with students required to accumulate 180 credits to graduate. In appropriate circumstances, a student may graduate with a merit or distinction. Each programme is divided into two parts: Part I consists of 4 taught modules each weighted at 30 credits. Students are required to take four modules from the following list. It is compulsory for students on the LLM in Oil and Gas to study International and Transnational Aspects of Oil and Gas Law . Students will also be required to take 3 modules from the rest of the modules listed below: Oil & Gas Law: Contracts and Liabilities Charterparties: Law and Practice Marine Insurance International Trade Law International Commercial Arbitration Law and Practice in International Banking and Commercial Payments Following the successful completion of the taught modules, students proceed to Part II, which is composed of two projects (LLM Research Projects). At least one of the LLM Research Projects must be written in the area of International and Transnational Aspects of Oil and Gas Law or Oil & Gas Law: Contracts and Liabilities. The LLM Research Projects will customarily be researched and written up over the summer period and are designed to enable LLM students to develop their research skills. Entry Requirements The entry requirements for the LLM in Oil and Gas Law is a good initial degree in law or cognate discipline. Candidates with relevant experience are also encouraged to apply. We welcome applications by prospective students from around the world and look for evidence of previous study that is equivalent to the entry requirements stated above. If English is not your first language you will need an acceptable pass in an approved English Language qualification to make sure you get the full benefit from studying at Swansea. We consider a wide range of qualifications, including the Swansea University English Test, the British Council IELTS test (with a score of at least 6.5 and 6.0 in each component) and TOEFL (with a score of at least 88 and at least Listening: 21, Reading: 22, Speaking: 23, Writing: 21). [-]

LLM International Commercial Law

Swansea University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years August 2017 United Kingdom Swansea + 1 more

The focus of the LLM in International Commercial Law is the on the legal and practical challenges arising out of the diverse international commercial transactions. It offers the opportunity for an intensive but integrated education in different areas of commercial law. [+]

Master of Laws Degrees 2017 in Wales United Kingdom. The focus of the LLM in International Commercial Law is the on the legal and practical challenges arising out of the diverse international commercial transactions. It offers the opportunity for an intensive but integrated education in different areas of commercial law. The course aims to develop an in-depth and specialist knowledge of International Commercial Law with a view to enhancing the graduates’ employability. Key Features The LLM in International Commercial Law requires commitment to study throughout one calendar year. Students are given the opportunity to develop a number of important skills which are not only essential to those wishing to become lawyers but are valuable, transferable skills in themselves in other employment contexts. The Department of Postgraduate Legal Studies offers its postgraduate students dedicated resources, including IT facilities and teaching rooms. Students are fully supported by the College's dedicated Law Librarian and the Law Library holds an extensive selection of legal materials and on-line services such as Lexis and Westlaw. Students are encouraged to make full use of the facilities offered by the Postgraduate Faculty and, in particular, to take advantage of training sessions run by the Faculty, such as the legal research methods and Employability sessions, as well as of the Visiting Lectures’ series. Entry Requirements The entry requirements for the LLM in International Commercial Law is a good initial degree in law or cognate discipline. Candidates with relevant experience are also encouraged to apply. We welcome applications by prospective students from around the world and look for evidence of previous study that is equivalent to the entry requirements stated above. If English is not your first language you will need an acceptable pass in an approved English Language qualification to make sure you get the full benefit from studying at Swansea. We consider a wide range of qualifications, including the Swansea University English Test, the British Council IELTS test (with a score of at least 6.5 and 6.0 in each component) and TOEFL (with a score of at least 88 and at least Listening: 21, Reading: 22, Speaking: 23, Writing: 21). [-]

LLM

Cardiff University
Campus Full time August 2017 United Kingdom Cardiff

Law occupies a substantial building on the Cathays Park campus, close to the law courts, barristers’ chambers, major law firms and the city centre. [+]

LLM Postgraduate LLM Canon Law LLM European Legal Studies LLM Governance and Devolution LLM Human Rights Law LLM International Commercial Law LLM Law and Governance of the European Union LLM Legal and Political Aspects of International Affairs LLM Legal Aspects of Medical Practice LLM Shipping Law LLM Social Care Law LLM Law Cardiff Law School is home to a vibrant postgraduate student body. We cater for diversity of interest, background and aspiration, for students from the UK and overseas, with a flexible programme offering opportunities for full and part-time study. Law occupies a substantial building on the Cathays Park campus, close to the law courts, barristers’ chambers, major law firms and the city centre. There is a dedicated Graduate Law Building opposite the Law School building where much of the LLM teaching takes place. Through our LLM programme you can benefit from: the expertise and experience of our teaching staff flexibility and choice from a wide range of modules dedicated pastoral support through our personal tutor scheme the latest e-learning facilities, accessible from anywhere the opportunity to experience law in action through our Pro Bono Scheme and Innocence Project a tailor-made skills training programme where a need is identified, writing skills support for students whose first language is not English Personal Development Planning to evaluate your progress We offer a broadly based postgraduate taught LLM programme leading to the award of the degree of Master of Laws (LLM). Students can choose to pursue an LLM that specialises in one of the several programmes listed above or, if they prefer, can pursue non-specialised legal study choosing from any of the available modules. Programme structure The LLM programme comprises two stages. In Stage 1 students normally pursue four modules from the list approved for each route. Some of these are compulsory. All students enroled for the LLM will also undertake training in Postgraduate Research Skills and Support. Completion of the LLM programme meets the Continuing Professional Development yearly requirement of the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board. Teaching and Learning For all programmes, students are encouraged to work independently to seek out legal materials for themselves, to read and analyse these materials critically and to present structured and reasoned argument under the guidance of their tutors and supervisors. Although there are some lectures in several of the programmes, teaching is mainly carried out through seminars. Students will be required to read materials relevant to each module in advance of the teaching sessions, and to present the results of their reading. Assessment The majority of modules are assessed through an essay or another approved method. In addition, students will complete formative (non-assessed) work on which they will be given feedback. Postgraduate Awards Students who successfully complete Stages 1 and 2 of the LLM programme will be eligible for the award of the degree of Master of Laws with, for those who have followed one of the specialised programmes, the name of that programme included in the title of the award. For both Stages of the programme the pass mark is 50%. Students who obtain an average mark of 70% or above will be eligible for the award of the degree with Distinction. Students who successfully complete Stage 1 (120 credits of study) but who do not proceed to or complete Stage 2 of the programme, may be eligible for the award of Postgraduate Diploma as appropriate to their chosen programme. Students who successfully complete 60 credits of study but who do not otherwise complete Stage 1 of the programme, may be eligible for the award of Postgraduate Certificate as appropriate to their chosen programme. [-]

MA Comparative Criminology and Criminal Justice

Bangor University
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 30 months August 2017 United Kingdom Bangor + 1 more

The course was one of the first to take an internationally comparative perspective across a broad range of criminology and criminal justice issues. [+]

Master of Laws Degrees 2017 in Wales United Kingdom. The course was one of the first to take an internationally comparative perspective across a broad range of criminology and criminal justice issues. It is designed to meet the needs of three groups of potential students: those requiring a thorough research training specialising in criminology and criminal justice; those who are interested in pursuing criminology and criminal justice to an advanced level; and practitioners in the criminal justice field who wish to expand their horizons from national to international levels. The programme components consist of a generic research module (The Research Process) for training in qualitative and quantitative research methods in the Social Sciences, specialised training in Applied Research Criminology and a module on international case studies in Criminology, which allows students to incorporate their particular research interests and areas of enquiry in comparative criminological and criminal justice research. The MA includes a 20,000 word dissertation. [-]

LLM International Law (Criminal & Human Rights)

Bangor University
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Bangor

This programme is designed to help students become experts in the areas of International Law that directly concern the human person - International Criminal Law & International Human Rights Law - whilst mastering the discipline of International Law of which they are part. [+]

This programme is designed to help students become experts in the areas of International Law that directly concern the human person - International Criminal Law & International Human Rights Law - whilst mastering the discipline of International Law of which they are part. In addition to the foundational courses in Legal Research Methods and Public International Law, students will be required to study International Criminal Law, International Human Rights Law and write a dissertation on a topic within the International Criminal Law or International Human Rights Law. The remaining courses can be chosen from a range of relevant options. Through carefully designed course work and varied teaching approaches, students will acquire the intellectual open-ness, technical expertise and critical thinking abilities that are necessary for effectiveness in a globalising world. The programme will equip students to respond effectively to the wide range of intellectual and professional challenges facing those working on legal issues concerning the human person in International Law. The LLM in International Law (specialising in International Criminal Law & International Human Rights Law) will equip them to deal with both case work and policy making. [-]