28 LLM Degrees 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… Read more

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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U Law Hong Kong
Hong Kong

This master's degree is designed for modern lawyers and managers and explores the legal and commercial aspects of intellectual property (Reg. No. 252960). The programme is des ... +

This master's degree is designed for modern lawyers and managers and explores the legal and commercial aspects of intellectual property (Reg. No. 252960). The programme is designed in partnership with major law firms and industry leaders. -
LLM
Part-time
18 months
English
January 2020
Online
 
University of San Diego School of Law
San Diego, USA

The LLM in ComparativeLaw program is designed for attorneys and law school graduates educated outside of the United States. Candidates for the LLM in Comparative Law are enrol ... +

The LLM in ComparativeLaw 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
Full-time
Part-time
English
January 2020
Campus
 
Université de Montréal Law Faculty
Montreal, Canada

The Comparative Common Law LL.M. intends to meet the training needs of jurists and foreign students interested in a program that considers the globalization of exchanges, the ... +

The Comparative Common Law LL.M. intends to meet the training needs of jurists and foreign students interested in a program that considers the globalization of exchanges, the economic integration of the Americas, and the specific legal needs arising from those events. With a theoretical, critical, and pragmatic approach, the program includes various educational methods including lectures, seminars, and problem-based learning. -
LLM
Full-time
12 months
English
January 2020
 
Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester, United Kingdom

Our LLM in Legal Practice with LPC brings together the essential skills and knowledge to train as a solicitor, and masters-level legal research skills that can help you stand ... +

Our LLM in Legal Practice with LPC brings together the essential skills and knowledge to train as a solicitor, and masters-level legal research skills that can help you stand out in a competitive jobs market. The LPC element is designed to prepare you for life as a solicitor. It's practical, interactive and delivered by experienced legal professionals who understand what it takes to succeed in the workplace. As you study, you'll learn to think and behave like a solicitor. -
LLM
Full-time
Part-time
English
September 2020
Campus
 
Beijing Institute Of Technology
Beijing, China

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 ... +

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). -
LLM
Full-time
Chinese, English
September 2020
Campus
 
SRH University Heidelberg
Heidelberg, Germany

Modern enterprises need profoundly educated and well-trained legal experts. Our program focuses on highly engaged and qualified students interested in a thorough global unders ... +

Modern enterprises need profoundly educated and well-trained legal experts. Our program focuses on highly engaged and qualified students interested in a thorough global understanding of law and its mechanisms to coordinate human interactions in modern societies. According to the concept of a functional comparison of law, the study program centers on important questions of contemporary business law, with focuses on German, European, Anglo-American and Chinese Law. Graduates will be optimally prepared for international transactions, leadership roles in intercultural teams, and to face the challenges of today‘s globalized economy. -
LLM
Full-time
12 months
English
Campus
 
Utrecht University
Utrecht, Netherlands

Would you like the opportunity to complete an in-depth masters-level program in law that extends beyond the standard one-year period? The two-year Legal Research master’s at U ... +

Would you like the opportunity to complete an in-depth masters-level program 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! -
LLM
Full-time
2 years
English
September 2020
Campus
 
University of Westminster
London, United Kingdom

If you want to practise 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 b ... +

If you want to practise 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. -
LLM
Full-time
English
Campus
 
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

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 knowledg ... +

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. -
LLM
Full-time
Part-time
English
January 2020
Campus
 
Grupo Tiradentes
Aracaju, Brazil

The need for practical improvement and acquisition of new theoretical knowledge drive and demonstrate to legal professionals the importance of continuing education in its vari ... +

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. -
LLM
Full-time
374 hours
Portuguese
March 2020
Campus
 
St. John’s University School of Law
New York, USA

A degree program designed for both American and foreign-trained attorneys seeking advanced training for transnational practice. With concentration tracks in public internation ... +

A degree program designed for both American and foreign-trained attorneys seeking advanced training for transnational practice. With concentration tracks in public international legal practice, cross-border transactions, or transnational dispute resolution, students may also design their own course of study to meet their professional needs and personal interests. -
LLM
Full-time
English
Campus
 
The Catholic University of America - Columbus School of Law
Washington, USA

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 ... +

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. -
LLM
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
English
September 2020
Campus
 
California Western School of Law
San Diego, USA

The Master of Laws in US Law (LLM) & Master of Comparative Law (MCL) Program is designed to prepare lawyers from other countries to work knowledgeably with lawyers in the ... +

The Master of Laws in US Law (LLM) & Master of Comparative Law (MCL) Program is designed to prepare lawyers from other countries to work knowledgeably with lawyers in the United States on questions of common interest arising under either their own or the US legal system. -
LLM
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
University of the Witwatersrand
Johannesburg, South Africa

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 fa ... +

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. -
LLM
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Bond University
Robina, Australia

The Master of Laws (Research) (LLM(Research)) program can be completed via a 50,000 word research project. While the Faculty can offer supervision in most areas of law, it has ... +

The Master of Laws (Research) (LLM(Research)) program can be completed via a 50,000 word research project. While the Faculty can offer supervision in most areas of law, it has particular strengths in -
LLM
Full-time
104 weeks
English
January 2020
Campus