Law Degrees in Jurisprudence

Compare 25 Law Studies in Jurisprudence

An LLM program focuses on equipping participants with a deeper understanding of a specialized area of the law. Master of Laws programs can take anywhere from one to three years to complete.

What is an LLM in Jurisprudence? “Jurisprudence” refers to the philosophy of law, and individuals who choose to pursue an LLM in the area generally want to obtain a broader understanding of the law in and of itself. However, within this program, individuals may still choose to narrow their studies and take courses in areas like legal research, legal practice, conflict resolution, comparative law, international law or the law as it relates to the healthcare industry.

Individuals who graduate with their Master of Laws in Jurisprudence tend to be knowledgeable and well-rounded individuals. Many are equipped with conflict resolution skills, critical-thinking capabilities and a thirst for justice. Each of these traits may serve them well in practice and in life.

The cost of an LLM varies and depends on a number of factors. Before applying to a program, a potential student should do his or her research and talk to an advisor.

Many organizations and individuals can benefit from the skills of a graduate of the jurisprudence program. Because of this, participants of the program may go on to become corporate attorneys, civil rights lawyers, contract attorneys, regulations and ethics lawyers or international business lawyers. Individuals may choose to start their own firms as well and focus on copyright infringement, bankruptcy, tax law or any other area of law of their choosing.

Many schools offer an LLM in Jurisprudence, but where a student ends up ultimately comes down to his or her location, budget and schedule. Online courses offer the most flexibility and are ideal for individuals with full-time jobs and families to care for. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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LLM (Conflict Resolution)

University of Law Online
Online Full time Part time 18 - 60 months United Kingdom UK Online

This master's degree is designed for modern lawyers and managers and explores the legal and commercial aspects of conflict resolution. The programme is designed in partnership with major law firms and industry leaders. [+]

LLM Legal Practice (Conflict Resolution)

This master's degree is designed for modern lawyers and managers and explores the legal and commercial aspects of conflict resolution. The programme is designed in partnership with major law firms and industry leaders. The University of Law is an international leader in legal education with a 140-year-old history.

Course Requirements UK entry requirements: Students should possess a UK bachelor's degree in any subject at 2:2 or above, or equivalent qualifications. International entry requirements: An English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component. [-]

LLM Legal Practice (Intellectual Property)

The University of Law
Campus Full time 12 months March 2018 United Kingdom London

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

LLM Legal Practice (Intellectual Property)

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

*Subject to the approval of the program variation.

Course Requirements UK entry requirements: Students should possess a UK bachelors degree in any subject at 2:2 or above or equivalent qualifications. International entry requirements: An English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component. [-]

LLM Legal Practice (Solicitors)

BPP University
Campus Full time Part time 9 - 24 months September 2018 United Kingdom Manchester City of London Birmingham Bristol Cambridge Leeds Liverpool + 7 more

The LLM Legal Practice incorporates BPP University Law School’s highly regarded Legal Practice Course giving you the essential training you need to become a qualified solicitor. [+]

The LLM Legal Practice incorporates BPP University Law School’s highly regarded Legal Practice Course giving you the essential training you need to become a qualified solicitor. In addition, you can select from a range of modules designed to help you gain additional knowledge and develop new skills highly sought after by the profession to enhance your employability.

The LLM Legal Practice qualifies for a postgraduate loan of up to £10,280 from the Student Loans Company.

Our LLM Legal Practice will equip you with more than just legal knowledge and skills – we focus on the all-around professional skills employers are seeking.It is your bridge between the academic world and professional life in a law firm, giving you the necessary legal knowledge, skills, and commercial understanding to thrive in today’s market. By choosing to study your LLM Legal Practice with BPP University Law School, you’ll have the best possible start to your legal career.Our LLM Legal Practice incorporates BPP University Law School's highly regarded LPC. It is no coincidence that our LPC is the first choice of many leading law firms, who exclusively send their trainee solicitors to study with us. We are selected by these firms above other law schools because of the professional relevance of our education and the enviably high standard of our teaching, facilities, and materials.By choosing to study your LLM Legal Practice with us, you'll have the best possible start to your legal career:... [-]


Master in Legal Research

Utrecht University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Netherlands Utrecht

Would you like the opportunity to complete an in-depth masters-level programme in law that extends beyond the standard one-year period? The two-year Legal Research master’s at Utrecht University may be the perfect choice for you! [+]

Are you curious, analytical, and ready to take on new challenges in a dynamic academic environment? Are you interested in writing academic texts, or engaging in debate, and tackling complicated legal issues? Would you like the opportunity to complete an in-depth masters-level programme in law that extends beyond the standard one-year period? The two-year Legal Research master’s at Utrecht University may be the perfect choice for you!

Take Advantage Of Growing Need For Legal Researchers

For legal practitioners and academics alike, legal research skills are increasingly important. Law firms have a growing need for thorough, well-trained lawyers with excellent writing skills and a research-oriented mindset. The Legal Research programme will help you become the type of well-rounded lawyer that our changing society needs.... [-]


LL.M. International and Comparative Law

Trinity College Dublin
Campus Full time 1 year Open Enrollment Ireland Dublin

With the increased globalization of the last twenty years and, even earlier, with the rise to prominence of the international human rights movement, there has been the impetus for students of all nationalities towards studying areas of law with a broad international and comparative focus. [+]

Programme Overview

With the increased globalization of the last twenty years and, even earlier, with the rise to prominence of the international human rights movement, there has been the impetus for students of all nationalities towards studying areas of law with a broad international and comparative focus. In the LL.M. (International and Comparative Law) we offer students the chance to study from a large range of modules with a broad international and comparative law feel - many of which relate, unsurprisingly to international and regional human rights.

LL.M. (International and Comparative Law) Modules

We offer a very extensive and diverse range of modules on this programme. At least two modules must be chosen from the list of Section A modules set out below each semester (four in total). The remaining two modules may be chosen from either Section A or Section B modules set out below. Each module is worth 10 ECTS credits.... [-]


Master of Law by Course Work & Dissertation (LLM)

The Open University Of Tanzania
Online & Campus Combined Part time 3 - 5 years February 2018 Tanzania Dar Es Salaam

This course intends to provide a unique opportunity to students who want to provide their ability in their areas of specialization taking into account to that this programme is purely self-studies where students do concentrate in their areas of specialization. [+]

This course intends to provide a unique opportunity to students who want to provide their ability in their areas of specialization taking into account to that this programme is purely self-studies where students do concentrate in their areas of specialization.

Aims and Objectives of the Programme

The Master of Laws Programme aims at producing legal experts equipped with good analytical skills to tackle current legal problems arising from the changing nature of Tanzanian society and elsewhere in the third world and other countries in the world in social, economic and political sectors.

It is a result oriented programme that enables a candidate to be fully equipped to tackle specified specialized legal problems and issues in various areas and specialties offered by the Faculty of law. The candidate may also with the permission of the Dean of the Faculty opt to do his/her course on traditional subjects under offer.... [-]


Master In Procedural Law

Grupo Tiradentes
Campus Full time 374 hours March 2018 Brazil Aracaju

The need for practical improvement and acquisition of new theoretical knowledge drive and demonstrate to legal professionals the importance of continuing education in its various forms, especially with the entry into force in the year 2016, the new Civil Procedure Code, which will result in the need for legal professionals to upgrade to face the new procedural scheme of the new law. [+]

Differentials Course

The need for practical improvement and acquisition of new theoretical knowledge drive and demonstrate to legal professionals the importance of continuing education in its various forms, especially with the entry into force in the year 2016, the new Civil Procedure Code, which will result in the need for legal professionals to upgrade to face the new procedural scheme of the new law. Inserted in this reality, the specialization course in Procedural Law of the University Center Tiradentes (UNIT-AL), in partnership with Superior Law School (ESA - OAB / AL), proposes a multidisciplinary graduate, theoretical and practical, aimed at updating and the formation of a professional able to act in various areas of law, with emphasis on the New Code of Civil procedure and its relationship with other branches of science procedural. This is an innovative project as it covers issues and practices inherent to the various legal professions. The approach used in the course goes on to consider the professional needs of lawyers and new challenges in the training of a law degree.... [-]


LLM in International and Comparative Commercial Law

SOAS University of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 4 years August 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

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. Every student will be required to take modules equivalent to four full units. [+]

LLM in International and Comparative Commercial Law

Duration: One calendar year (full-time) Two, three or four years (part-time, daytime only) We 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 honors degree (or equivalent) in Law

Start of programme: September intake only

The globalization of commerce makes it extremely useful, if not essential, for anyone wishing to practice commercial law to study it from an international and comparative perspective. The huge growth in the importance of multinational corporations, and countries such as China and the Gulf states, makes it equally useful to study such corporations and countries as well. SOAS has a unique concentration of modules in this area, taught by experts who combine experience in legal practice and consulting with an academic scholarship. Many of those modules are equally useful for people wishing to study other areas of law, such as human rights, environmental law, Chinese law and Islamic law, as their main focus.... [-]


LLM in Legal Practice

University of Westminster - Westminster Law School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

If you want to practice as a solicitor in England and Wales you will need to complete the Legal Practice Course (LPC) – the vocational stage of training that bridges the gap between academic studies and life in a law firm. [+]

If you want to practice as a solicitor in England and Wales you will need to complete the Legal Practice Course (LPC) – the vocational stage of training that bridges the gap between academic studies and life in a law firm.

For 2017/18, we are offering the LPC as part of a Masters' degree – an LLM in Legal Practice which incorporates both Stages 1 and 2 of the LPC. The total cost of the LLM is £14,500 (£12,500 for the LPC, an additional £2,000 to progress to the LLM).

Westminster Law School has a well-established reputation for the delivery of solicitors' vocational training and our LLM in Legal Practice (incorporating the LPC) equips you with the skills and knowledge needed to be a successful 21st-century lawyer.... [-]


Master of Laws (by Research)

Bond University
Campus Full time 104 weeks January 2019 Australia Robina

The Master of Laws (by Research) program is comprised of a 50,000-word research thesis, completed over two years full time. The thesis is supervised by expert staff in the subject area. [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

The Master of Laws (by Research) is offered to those with a professional law qualification (Bachelor of Laws, Juris Doctor or equivalent). Applications are required to have at least 65 percent average and/or extensive professional experience.

An applicant may be required to satisfy the Dean that they have the appropriate level of research skills to write a thesis of up to 50,000 words.

Admission is on the basis of an approved research proposal and availability of appropriate supervision.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Master of Laws (by Research) program can be completed via a 50,000-word research thesis. While the Faculty can offer supervision in most areas of law, it has particular strengths in:... [-]


LL.M. in Comparative and International Law

The Catholic University of America - Columbus School of Law
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 36 months September 2018 USA Washington DC + 1 more

The Master of Laws (LL.M.) is an advanced program of legal study that is customized to the needs of the individual student. LL.M. candidates, mentored by expert faculty, plan a course of study in one of the following concentrations: Law and Technology, Securities Law, or Comparative and International Law. [+]

The Master of Laws (LL.M.) is an advanced program of legal study that is customized to the needs of the individual student. LL.M. candidates, mentored by expert faculty, plan a course of study in one of the following concentrations: Law and Technology, Securities Law, or Comparative and International Law. Foreign LL.M. students have the option to pursue a curriculum that helps prepare them for a U.S. bar examination while acquiring a broad understanding of the U.S. common law system. Through the law school's extensive curricular offerings, LL.M. candidates enhance their knowledge for practice by acquiring significant expertise in the area of specialization they have selected, as well as honing their skills in U.S. legal research, analysis, and legal writing.... [-]


LLM in Comparative Law

University of San Diego School of Law
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years January 2019 USA San Diego + 1 more

The LLM in  Comparative Law program is designed for attorneys and law school graduates educated outside of the United States.  Candidates for the LLM in  Comparative  Law are enrolled in two required courses,  Introduction to U.S. Law and Legal Writing and Research. Other courses are electives and may be taken in any area of law. Students have the option of pursuing a Concentration in one of six popular areas of law. [+]

LLM in Comparative Law

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The LLM in Comparative Law program is specifically designed for attorneys and law school graduates educated outside of the United States.

Candidates for the LLM in Comparative Law are enrolled in two required courses, Introduction to U.S. Law and Legal Writing and Research. Except for these two required courses, candidates in the Comparative Law program choose their courses from the same curriculum as JD students and other LLM students.

Students whose native language is not English are also eligible to receive extra time on examinations and the use of a translating dictionary, provided they submit a TOEFL/IELTS score at the time of admission.... [-]


Master of Law

Beijing Institute Of Technology
Campus Full time September 2018 China Beijing

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). [+]

Master of Laws Degrees in Jurisprudence.

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.... [-]


LLM by Coursework and Research Report (LLM)

University of the Witwatersrand
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The LLM programme is suitable for law graduates and legal professionals who are interested in research and writing and who have the time as well as the ability to undertake fairly extensive legal research at an advanced academic level. Because of the demanding nature of the research component, entry to the programme is limited to applicants with an excellent academic record in the LLB. However, there are alternative entry routes for applicants who are able to demonstrate their suitability for the programme. [+]

The LLM programme is suitable for law graduates and legal professionals who are interested in research and writing and who have the time as well as the ability to undertake fairly extensive legal research at an advanced academic level. Because of the demanding nature of the research component, entry to the programme is limited to applicants with an excellent academic record in the LLB. However, there are alternative entry routes for applicants who are able to demonstrate their suitability for the programme.

The coursework component consists of four courses, which may be taken either in a specialized field or in the general field. The research component consists of an attendance course in Research Methodology, two research essays of 5 000 words each and a Research Report of 10 000 words.... [-]


LLM in Master of Laws by Dissertation

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The purpose of this qualification is to let a student demonstrate through research training an ability to master at an advanced level the current state of specialized knowledge on a given topic within a particular branch of the law and to provide a sound training in research methodologies. [+]

PURPOSE OF THE QUALIFICATION

The purpose of this qualification is to let a student demonstrate through research training an ability to master at an advanced level the current state of specialized knowledge on a given topic within a particular branch of the law and to provide a sound training in research methodologies.

RULES OF ACCESS

General

i. The minimum entry requirement is an LLB degree (or equivalent qualification) at NQF level 7 or 8 and a minimum number of credits of 624. Candidates for admission to Master’s degrees, in general, need to have obtained their previous degree with an average mark of at least 65%.

ii. The relevant Head of Department may permit an applicant to register as a student for purposes of receiving guidance with and use the facilities of the University for, the preparation of a research proposal. This does not create an expectation that the student will be admitted to Master’s studies and such registration is provisional pending the approval of the admission of the student by the Board of the Faculty of Law. The Board of the Faculty of Law approves the admission of a student on the basis of the academic merit of the student, the research proposal submitted by the student and the ability of the Faculty to provide appropriate and continuous study guidance and supervision.... [-]