Master of Law

Girne American University

Program Description

Master of Law

Girne American University

Master of Law

The Masters degree programs are catered for those students who have earned an undergraduate Law Degree from an accredited University and have excellent command of the English language.

There are two English Masters Degree programs offered within the Faculty of Law; both of which are capable of being competed within an 18 month period:

  • Master of Laws
  • Master of Laws in International Business Law

Upon graduation from the offered programs, students will obtain an “LLM” degree.

Both Masters programs may be completed with or without a Masters Thesis. If it is to be completed with Thesis, the student is required to take 8 courses in total. This is inclusive of the four core courses. If the Masters program is to be completed without Thesis, the student is required to take a total of 10 courses. These 10 courses include the four core courses in addition to a Masters Project.

The core courses are offered for both the Master of Laws and Master of Laws in International Business Law students.

Core Courses

  • Modern Reserach Methods
  • Alternative Dispute Resolutions
  • Legal Writing
  • Comparative Constitutional Law

Elective Courses

  • EU Law III & IV
  • Public International Law III
  • Private International Law III
  • Company Law III
  • International Environmental Law
  • Maritime Law
  • International Business Transactions
  • Public Policy Development and Legislation
  • Legal Environment of Business
  • International Arbitration Law
  • Comparative Law

Students registered to the International Business Law Master program may register for elective courses offered by the Faculty of Business and Economics; permitted the Faculty of Law deems it appropriate.

Job Opportunities

Graduation from the programs offered within the Faculty provide a vast array of emloyment opportunity including recruitment and commission within National and European Institutions, consultancy within organs of State, and positions within specialised and executive teams.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Entry Requirements

English Language requirement: TOEFL (Paper): 550 TOEFL (Internet): 80 IELTS: 6.0

Last updated July 6, 2016
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This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Sept. 2016
18 months
Full time
Start date Sept. 2016
Cyprus Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
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