An LLM, which stands for Legum Magister is an advanced law degree available to graduates from undergraduate law programs, such as LLB programs. Although an LLM is not necessarily required to practice law in Brazil, many law graduates choose to go on to attain this advanced qualification as it offers the opportunity to focus on a particular area of interest. LLM students at universities in Brazil also find that they can expand their professional network, both in the country and abroad, through continuing their education.
Typically consisting of a mixture of coursework, research, practical study and a master's thesis, LLM programs at academic institutions in Brazil typically last one to two years. Within the specialized field of law to be focused on in a particular program, LLM students have the freedom to choose the areas of research that interest them when they write their thesis.
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