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An LLM (Master of Laws) is a postgraduate degree for students studying law. It is usually designed for law professionals and students who want to gain knowledge in a specialized law field such as international or tax law.

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U Law Hong Kong

This standalone Masters course will provide you with valuable insight into how the English legal system operates, with an emphasis on your chosen specialist area of Comme ... [+]

LLM Legal Practice (Commercial Law)* - full-time (*Pending registration)

This standalone Masters course will provide you with valuable insight into how the English legal system operates, with an emphasis on your chosen specialist area of Commercial Law* (Pending registration). This qualification will equip you with the practical skills to assist you in gaining employment within your specialist area in a legal or commercial capacity. If you are already working in these fields, our LLM will enhance your CV and help you take on a more senior role.

*The University of Law is seeking registration under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance, Cap. 493 for the LLM Legal Practice (Commercial Law).... [-]

Hong Kong
October 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
University of South Wales Online Programmes through UNICAF

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 ... [+]

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.

Educational Aim

The course aims to:

Provide engagement with theoretical and current issues of debate on topical, cutting-edge areas of 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 analyze 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. Pathway ... [-]
USA New York Greece Athens Romania Bucharest United Kingdom London Egypt Cairo Ghana Accra Malawi Lilongwe Mauritius Port Louis Nigeria Lagos Somalia Mogadishu Zambia Lusaka Jordan Irbid Cyprus Cyprus Online  + 22 More
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
Online
The College of Law

The Master of Laws (Applied Law) in ASEAN+6 Legal Practice is designed to meet the needs of legal professionals engaged in cross-border practice between the ASEAN+6 regio ... [+]

THE LLM (APPLIED LAW) ASEAN+6 LEGAL PRACTICE

The Master of Laws (Applied Law) in ASEAN+6 Legal Practice is designed to meet the needs of legal professionals engaged in cross-border practice between the ASEAN+6 regional Free Trade Area (ASEAN, plus Australia-New Zealand, China, India, Japan and Korea).

It has been developed by The College of Law in collaboration with the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA).

WHY A MASTER OF LAWS (APPLIED LAW)?

Our experience in Australia has shown that employers and students alike are seeking further academic study in the form of real-world legal education, rather than a theoretical focus. Being able to apply what you learned today, tomorrow means your investment is paying off immediately.... [-]

Singapore Singapore Online
May 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Online
Peking University School of Transnational Law

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR 2018 CLOSES ON MARCH 31. See more: http://stl.pku.edu.cn/master-of-laws/how-to-apply/ STL’s LL.M. program combines courses in transnational law f ... [+]

STL’s LL.M. Program

LL.M. students will gain deep knowledge and understanding of Chinese and Western law and legal traditions as well as the practical skills necessary for cross-cultural success. LL.M. graduates from PKU STL will go on to distinguished careers in the private sector, public sector, public interest legal work, and legal academia around the world.

Peking University

The Times of Higher Education 2018 has named PKU the number 1 university in China, the number 2 university in all of Asia, and the 27th most academically renowned university in the world.

Students, Faculty, and Careers

Leading students from around the world compete for admission to STL. The law school’s multinational faculty includes world-renowned scholars and practitioners from China, the U.S., the E.U., and elsewhere. STL graduates are highly sought after for positions with leading multinational law firms and corporations, leading Chinese law firms and corporations, major SOEs, and leading international NGOs.... [-]

China Shenzhen
August 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Center for International Legal Studies

Five institutions organize the LL.M. in Transnational Commercial Practice. The Center for International Legal Studies (Salzburg, Austria) has more than 5,000 lawyer membe ... [+]

Five institutions organize the LL.M. in Transnational Commercial Practice. The Center for International Legal Studies (Salzburg, Austria) has more than 5,000 lawyer members throughout the world. The Law Faculty of Lazarski University (Warsaw, Poland) has ranked first among Polish university law faculties for the last seven years. Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest, Hungary), founded in 1635, ranks as the leading law faculty in Hungary. The Center for Financial Law and Policy at Lixin University is based in Shanghai, China, Boston University School of Law (Boston, Massachusetts) was established in 1872 and ranks in the top 25 of more than 200 law schools accredited by the American Bar Association.... [-]

Hungary Budapest Poland Warsaw China Shanghai  + 2 More
October 2019
Part-time
1 - 5 years
Campus
Online
Online & Campus Combined
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The LL.M Program in Human Rights and International Law offers a rich, advanced course of study in fields that constitute an important part of the HUL’s long-standing repu ... [+]

LL.M. in International Law and Human Rights

The LL.M Program in Human Rights and International Law offers a rich, advanced course of study in fields that constitute an important part of the HUL’s long-standing reputation of academic excellence, in which the HUL is a hub of international activity.

The program offers students a rich variety of specialized courses in the main fields of international law – international organizations, conflict resolution, the laws of war, immigration law, international criminal law etc. – and in key areas of human rights law – including multiculturalism, human rights and counter-terrorism and transitional justice.

Delivered by a strong faculty, comprised of top academics and practitioners, including past and present legal advisors to international organizations, members of international expert bodies, government and NGO lawyers such as the UN and the ICRC, and leading academics from Israel and abroad (including Prof. Malcolm Shaw – author of the world’s leading textbook in international law).... [-]

Israel Jerusalem
October 2019
Full-time
2 semesters
Campus
Singapore Management University

The SMU LLM programme is carefully designed to expand your legal knowledge in classic and novel areas of the law, while simultaneously equipping you with the skills-sets ... [+]

Singapore, one of the world’s most cosmopolitan cities, has emerged as Asia’s legal and financial hub. As an integral part of the central business district where leading law firms and banks are located, Singapore Management University (SMU) is at the forefront of legal education.

The SMU LLM programme is carefully designed to expand your legal knowledge in classic and novel areas of the law, while simultaneously equipping you with the skills-sets essential to render on-point advice on cross-border transactions or deliver high-quality adjudication and judicial administration results.

Our professors who have gained insight from diverse work experiences will engage you with their interdisciplinary knowledge. Small class sizes allow for highly interactive seminars that also provide a challenging yet collegial learning environment. The School of Law’s active engagement with the legal community, as well as our strong alumni network and the Career Services team, immensely benefit students’ future careers.... [-]

Singapore
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Saint Joseph University of Beirut

The LL.M in Business Law of the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences at Saint-Joseph University is a one-year postgraduate degree (with a possibility to extend the progr ... [+]

Introduction

The LL.M in Business Law of the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences at Saint-Joseph University is a one-year postgraduate degree (with a possibility to extend the program over 2 years in some instances). It aims at providing a solid academic background to students and legal professionals, fluent in both French and English, who specialize in the field of business law and wish to enhance their skills and career in law firms, banks or major companies in the Arab countries and abroad.

The program is designed to familiarize the candidates with the rules and practices of business law in both domestic and international relations, and to adapt to various legal systems.... [-]

Lebanon Beirut
October 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Beijing Institute Of Technology

The program of Law at BIT, with law as its key subject, has carried out characteristic education in Jurisprudence (with Customary Law and Legal Methods as the core), Civi ... [+]

Best LLM Programs in Asia 2019.

The program of Law at BIT, with law as its key subject, has carried out characteristic education in Jurisprudence (with Customary Law and Legal Methods as the core), Civil and Commercial Law (with Intellectual Property Law as the core), Environmental and Resources Protection Law (with Energy Law and Environmental Tort Law as the core), International law (with Laws of Air Space and Outer Space and International Human Rights Protection Law as the core) and Procedural Law (with Judicial and Procedural System as the core).

Students are equipped with the solid basic theory of law, the basic training of legal thought and legal practice, and the background knowledge of natural science foundation and science and engineering, who then have the ability to analyze and solve problems with legal theory and legal methods.... [-]

China Beijing
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Taylor’s University

An LLM can help broaden your horizons and develop your career in many ways. For a practicing lawyer or barrister, this Master of Laws in International Business and Trade ... [+]

Expand your horizons and set yourself apart from the rest

An LLM can help broaden your horizons and develop your career in many ways. For a practicing lawyer or barrister, this Master of Laws in International Business and Trade Law helps you stand out in your field with the in-depth specialist knowledge that is sought after by many. Our master’s programme will likely help change the direction of your career or expand your job scope. Completing our postgraduate programme will allow you to take on legally-related functions in your current role.

The following specialized areas are now open to you:

International Business and Trade Law

This programme will equip our graduate students with an advanced and profound understanding of the impact of international law and institutions like the World Trade Organisation (WTO), as well as the legal rules regulating business activities globally. By completing this programme at Taylor’s University, graduates will be fully prepared and able to meet the challenges faced by current and aspiring middle to senior managers as well as legal practitioners.... [-]

Malaysia Subang Jaya
June 2019
18 months
Campus
Koc University - Istanbul Turkey

1 year LLM program taught in English on a part-time basis ... [+]

Master of Laws in Private Law

In today’s world, where there is a growing need to adopt legal approaches to cope with local as well as global issues, resolving legal controversies require a multi-dimensional perspective based on a conception of different legal disciplines; hence, the lawyer profile who is able to add to the development of society, economy, politics and the legal profession has been changing.

With this respect, Koç University Institute of Social Sciences targets to contribute to the molding of this new lawyer profile, with an understanding based on reliable academic research, as well as practicing experience.

Program structure

The program with thesis is composed of 3 core courses followed by 4 elective courses and is concluded with a thesis.... [-]

Turkey Istanbul
September 2019
Part-time
2 - 3 semesters
Campus
University of Hamburg, Institute of Law & Economics

This European Master in Law and Economics (EMLE) programme offers the unique opportunity for interdisciplinary studies of law and economics at two or even three European ... [+]

European Master in Law and Economics (EMLE)

This European Master in Law and Economics (EMLE) programme offers the unique opportunity for interdisciplinary studies of law and economics at two or even three European and Non-European universities. Each partner university awards a Master degree (LL.M. / M.A. / M.Sc. or a Joint Degree). The programme provides students with an advanced understanding of the economic effects of divergent laws and prepares students for a professional career, for example, in public organizations, in multinational law firms or consultancy firms. Graduates are also well prepared for doctorate research in a Ph.D. programme such as the European Doctorate in Law and Economics (EDLE). The EMLE has been recognized by the European Commission as an Erasmus + Programme of "outstanding academic quality". The Erasmus + label allows the EMLE programme to annually grant a substantial number of scholarships (including several full scholarships to students from “Partner Countries”). For law students, the knowledge of the specific regulations of their home country is too narrow a base for counseling firms that are active in international trade. Additionally, a familiarity with the economic effects of legal rules has become indispensable for understanding their clients' commercial needs. Similarly, economics students will profit from an accurate understanding of the institutional legal framework of market economies. For both lawyers and economists, knowledge of the other discipline and international contacts are crucial for a successful future career. The EMLE programme is the institutional response to these challenges.... [-]

France Aix-en-Provence Italy Rome Belgium Ghent Israel Haifa Austria Vienna Germany Hamburg Netherlands Rotterdam Poland Warsaw India Mumbai Spain Barcelona  + 16 More
October 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
SOAS University of London

The LLM programme is a single subject law programme that may be taken over a period of one year (full-time), or part-time over a period of two, three or four years. ... [+]

LLM in Law, Development, and Globalisation

Duration: One calendar year (full-time), three or four years (part-time, daytime only) recommend that part-time students have between two-and-a-half and three days a week free to pursue their course of study.

Minimum Entry Requirements: Minimum upper second class honours degree (or equivalent) in Law

Start of programme: September intake only

The LLM programme may be completed either through one year of full-time study or two, three or four years of part-time study. All students apply to the general LLM programme but have the option of pursuing a specialized LLM.

Each LLM student is required to successfully complete four (4.0) units of coursework and a 12,000-word dissertation on a topic related to his or her specialization. The dissertation must be linked to a module offered at SOAS itself, and attendance on the module will be treated as being part of the process of supervision. Year-long modules are worth 1.0 unit, while single-term modules are worth 0.5 units. A student will thus complete between four and eight taught modules during his or her LLM programme.... [-]

United Kingdom London Singapore
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 4 years
Campus
University of Nicosia

The special purpose of the postgraduate program "Law of Economics and Business" is the specialization of graduates of specific schools in modern business and commercial l ... [+]

Duration of study (years): 2 years Title of studies: Postgraduate Diploma in Economics and Business Law Level of Title of Study: Postgraduate (2nd Cycle of Studies) Language of instruction: Greek Study Mode: Full or Part-time PhD Minimum European Credit Units (ECTS): 120 Program Description

The special purpose of the postgraduate program "Law of Economics and Business" is the specialization of graduates of specific schools in modern business and commercial law issues at European and international level, with the ultimate aim of completing the Postgraduate Program of Studies through the development of Diploma Thesis at modern cognitive subjects.

Admission Criteria

The Program Acceptance Criteria are as follows:... [-]

Cyprus Nicosia
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Online
ITM University, School of Law

The premise of our approach to graduate legal education is that no matter whatever their level of exposure to law, our graduates will practice in a global environment. ... [+]

LLM

The premise of our approach to graduate legal education is that no matter whatever their level of exposure to law, our graduates will practice in a global environment. We have designed the curriculum to sensitize our graduate students to the normative and professional challenges globalization entails and to equip them with the relevant tools to enable them to approach the law in a more encompassing, universally-aware manner. Students benefit from an unmatched selection of course content, seminars, practical experiences and opportunities to engage in intellectual projects at the highest level.

At present, we are offering an LL.M. degree with a specialization in Human Rights Law. In future, we propose to provide LL.M. degree in areas like Corporate Law; Intellectual Property Rights Law, Environmental Law; etc. Keeping in view the interest of the legal academia, besides regular course curriculum, we lay a great emphasis on equipping the students with innovative teaching skills which would ultimately pave the way to become excellent teachers. In addition, the programme is beneficial to those who want to expand their legal understanding and secure strategic decision making roles in major NGOs as well as Human Rights lawyering.... [-]

India Gurugram
July 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus