An LLM or Master of Laws degree is an academic degree, often sought by students with undergraduate law degrees who are looking to educate themselves more thoroughly in one specific area of law study. LLM programs are research-oriented and typically last for one year.
If a higher education student is fortunate enough to have a sense of the exact capacity in which he or she wishes to practice, specifically in the realm of business, an LLM in business law is a well-regarded option.
As the largest and most populous continent in the world, Asia consists of a wide variety of ethnic groups, cultures, environments, economics, historical ties, and governmental systems.
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This LLM programme prepares students to advise on cross-border legal matters in the Asia region. [+]
The rise of Asian economies has fuelled demand for legal services in the region, especially in terms of structuring cross-border deals as well as dealing with transnational disputes. The aim of this LLM programme is to expose students to a broad range of legal issues in Asia are likely to encounter so that they will be better prepared to advise on cross-border matters in the region.
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LLM courses are taught by a team of distinguished faculty members in SMU’s characteristic seminar-style and conducted exclusively for LLM students in small-size classes. A holistic approach to assessment is adopted – this includes class participation, research papers, group presentations and the final examination (which typically accounts for no more than 50% of the overall grade). Students can expect to immerse themselves in rigorous legal research and intellectual discourse, whilst, at the same time, forge close personal relationships with their peers and instructors.... [-]
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. [+]
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.
The Program Acceptance Criteria are as follows:... [-]
Studying IBL will set you apart from other master’s of law students. Your English level will greatly improve. You will have a specialization in a growing legal field. You will gain valuable legal research & writing skills, as well as oral advocacy skills – which are valuable to every attorney! And, we have a great selection of courses! [+]
This is a master’s of law for which targets an important and growing field of law. Features that make this program unique are: 1) Focus on International Business Law; 2) Intense Legal Research & Writing Curriculum; and 3) Practical experience gained by moot courts and law clinics.
The Director of the program is from the United States. Most of our lecturers (roughly ¾) have advanced degrees from universities in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, or Western Europe. We have adopted teaching methods that are similar to those used in these jurisdictions, with an emphasize on interactive classes, in which students are encouraged to actively participate, as well as the case study method, focused on analyzing judicial decisions.... [-]