LLM (Master of Laws)
The University of South Wales’s LLM course offers you a flexible approach to postgraduate study, where you can tailor your Master’s programme to suit your specific needs and career aspirations. You can explore a broad range of legal subjects, including commercial law, international trade law, competition law, employment law and intellectual property law.
The course aims to:
- Provide engagement with theoretical and current issues of debate on topical, cutting edge areas on concern.
- Develop advanced legal knowledge to provide for rigorous analysis of key areas of contemporary law and practice
- Develop the skills needed to deal with the legal rules relating to the relevant area of law and the ability to analyse and critique those rules in a practical and academic context.
- Place those studies in appropriate conceptual frameworks using a range of academic disciplines and insights.
- Develop the skills needed to use a range of legal and policy documents, including primary and secondary sources from the European Union, United Kingdom and other legal jurisdictions.
- Develop research skills necessary for participation in a project or other professional task requiring the deployment of knowledge, comprehension, application, evaluation, analysis and synthesis in the relevant area of law.
- Provide an opportunity to focus on contemporary and possibly controversial areas of law and policy development in order to engage in informed debate.
Required Credits/Units: 180
- LC4S174 - Research Methods
- LC4S177 - Corporate Law and Governance
- LC4S180 - Commercial and Consumer Law
- LC4S185 - International Human Rights Law
- LC4S188 - Law of Obligations
- LC4S189 - Frameworks of International and European Law
- LC4T103 - Dissertation
- USW-IND-101 - Induction Module
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Last updated December 1, 2017