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LLM is Latin for Legum Magister, signifying Master of Laws. Our Master of Laws (LL.M.) Program in American Law is a one-year graduate program. Foreign law graduates who successfully complete the program are awarded the degree “LL.M. in American Law.”

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LL.M. in Comparative and International Law

The Catholic University of America - Columbus School of Law
Campus Part time 12 - 36 months September 2019 USA Washington

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 Part time 1 - 3 years January 2019 USA San Diego

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.... [-]


LLM Health Law and Ethics

Nottingham Trent University - Nottingham Law School
Campus Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Nottingham

This course addresses the growing interest in the interface of medicine, law, and ethics. With the increasing pressure on resource allocation within the National Health Service and current debates on an individual’s capacity to consent or refuse medical treatment, there is growing need for qualified legal professionals with an understanding of health law... [+]

This course addresses the growing interest in the interface of medicine, law, and ethics. With the increasing pressure on resource allocation within the National Health Service and current debates on an individual’s capacity to consent or refuse medical treatment, there is growing need for qualified legal professionals with an understanding of health law.

About the LLM Health Law and Ethics

This course examines general principles such as consent to treatment and medical ethics, together with more specialist areas of Health Law including the law relating to:

organ transplants reproduction and the law mental health law medicines and pharmacy law employment and health.

You will gain an insight into the impact of the Human Rights Act 1998 on healthcare and the law, as well as exploring the link between ill health and poverty and the implications of this.... [-]


LLM Legal Practice

Nottingham Trent University - Nottingham Law School
Online Part time 4 - 24 months January 2019 United Kingdom Nottingham

This new LLM (Master's in Law) award is for those with professional legal qualifications, for example, the BPTC or LPC (or their precursors). Credit points are awarded for these professional qualifications and students can then 'top-up' these points with a dissertation or publishable article to gain this LLM. This course is studied by distance learning... [+]

Nottingham Law School is introducing an LLM (Masters in Law) award for those with professional legal qualifications. Professional legal qualifications (for example, BPTC or LPC or their precursors) will provide evidence of appropriate prior learning and achievement, equivalent to two-thirds of the LLM award. Students will then 'top up' these credit points with a dissertation or publishable article, studied and completed by distance learning, to gain the LLM degree.

Why choose this course?

In the increasingly competitive legal employment market practitioners may find that having an additional qualification, a masters degree, will make them stand out from the competition. The LLM Legal Practice (DL) qualification will not only provide additional evidence of your academic ability but also showcase your knowledge of more specialized aspects of legal practice.... [-]


LLM in Legal Practice

Lancashire Law School - University of Central Lancashire
Campus Part time 1 - 2 years August 2019 United Kingdom Lancashire

UCLan’s new combined LLM and LPC course gives students the opportunity to gain the professional qualification needed to become a solicitor, at the same time as achieving a Masters qualification. [+]

UCLan’s new combined LLM and LPC course gives students the opportunity to gain the professional qualification needed to become a solicitor, at the same time as achieving a Masters qualification. You will:

Obtain an internationally recognized qualification Gain a fully-accredited LPC and a Masters upon successful completion of your course Show employers a higher level of professional and academic competence Study in a highly practical learning environment designed to prepare you for real-life legal situations Receive excellent individual support to maximise your personal potential and career aspirations LPC

Students not wishing to pursue the full LLM, may pursue the traditional LPC qualification and obtain a postgraduate diploma.... [-]


LLM by Coursework and Research Report (LLM)

University of the Witwatersrand
Campus Part time 1 - 2  February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

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 Legal Practice

University of Westminster - Westminster Law School
Campus Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom London

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.... [-]


LLM in Advanced Legal Studies

Warwick Law School
Campus Part time 1 - 2 years October 2018 United Kingdom Coventry

The LLM in Advanced Legal Studies offers the opportunity to create a personal programme of study by drawing from all the postgraduate modules offered in the LLM in International Development Law and Human Rights, the LLM in International Economic Law and the LLM in International Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation. [+]

The LLM in Advanced Legal Studies offers the opportunity to create a personal programme of study by drawing from all the postgraduate modules offered in the LLM in International Development Law and Human Rights, the LLM in International Economic Law and the LLM in International Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation. Students may also draw upon an approved list of modules from outside of the school. The LLM in Advanced Legal Studies also involves a dissertation of 10,000 words on a topic to be agreed and prepared with guidance from an assigned supervisor. The course director will act in the role of “personal tutor” in relation to progress throughout the academic year of study.

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LLM Legal Practice (Solicitors)

BPP University
Campus Part time 9 - 24 months September 2019 United Kingdom Manchester London Birmingham Bristol Cambridge Leeds Liverpool + 6 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:... [-]


LLM In Comparative Media Law

Independent College Dublin
Campus Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 Ireland Dublin

The LL.M Comparative Media Law is the first and only course of its type to be offered in the Republic of Ireland. It is a specialized programme which examines the regulation of media in Ireland and internationally. In particular, Irish and international developments relating to restrictions on the media ranging from the laws on privacy, defamation, contempt of court [+]

The LL.M Comparative Media Law is the first and only course of its type to be offered in the Republic of Ireland. It is a specialized programme which examines the regulation of media in Ireland and internationally. In particular, Irish and international developments relating to restrictions on the media ranging from the laws on privacy, defamation, contempt of court and freedom of information are examined in depth. The statutory regulation of the media in Ireland and throughout the European Union is also analyzed. This course is ideal for those with an interest in the legal and ethical issues surrounding freedom of expression worldwide.

Through its association with Independent News & Media, the College has access to the very best practitioners in this area whether they be legal professionals practicing media law or editors or journalists who grapple with these legal issues on a daily basis. Together with the College’s experienced and enthusiastic teaching team, the LL.M provides a unique opportunity for students to learn about the theoretical aspects of law and how it operates in practice.... [-]


LLM in Medical Law and Ethics

Edinburgh Law School - The University of Edinburgh
Campus Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Edinburgh

Individual and population health is a matter of growing social concern. Achieving good health and delivering effective healthcare demands innovation. A variety of fields have a role to play, including law. [+]

Programme description

Individual and population health is a matter of growing social concern. Achieving good health and delivering effective healthcare demands innovation. A variety of fields have a role to play, including law.

As a student on this programme, you will examine topics that reflect some of the main contemporary legal and ethical challenges faced by those working in medicine, and place them in their social and historical context. These include issues that arise in the context of genetics, assisted reproduction, abortion, standards of medical treatment, transplantation medicine, mental health, advance decisions, assisted suicide, medical research, and the allocation of scarce resources.... [-]


LLM in Comparative and European Private Law

Edinburgh Law School - The University of Edinburgh
Campus Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Edinburgh

This programme offers you the opportunity to obtain an advanced qualification that is both academically rigorous and professionally beneficial. [+]

Programme description

This programme offers you the opportunity to obtain an advanced qualification that is both academically rigorous and professionally beneficial. Drawing on both the civil and common-law traditions, it combines the comparative study of the modern development in key areas of private law, and also the dynamics of European harmonization initiatives. It is particularly suited to those who have studied a range of private law subjects at undergraduate level, although it is also open to those whose undergraduate law degree has combined other specializations.

Programme structure

You must complete 180 credits of study – 60 credits are taken in the compulsory dissertation and the remaining 120 credits are taken in taught courses. Your courses will be led by members of the Law School academic community.... [-]


LLM in Master of Laws by Dissertation

University of Johannesburg
Campus Part time 1 - 3 years February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

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.... [-]