An LL.M. is the first step towards academics in many countries. It presents many opportunity to specialize in a particular field or to undertake thorough research. It can also prove beneficial in obtaining a doctoral level degree in law.
An LLM is a postgraduate program for law students who want advanced training and knowledge in a particular area. Specialization areas may include commercial law, finance, human rights law, tax law, and international business law.
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Our LLM course offers a combination of theory and practical application that's relevant to the demands of international commercial practice, and in particular the relationship between legal disciplines and commercial undertakings... [+]
This course provides an opportunity for students who have completed the Legal Practice Course or Bar Professional Training Course to top-up their qualification to an LLM in Legal Practice. [+]
More information: www.anglia.ac.uk/legalpracticeThis course provides an opportunity for students who have completed the Legal Practice Course or Bar Professional Training Course to top-up their qualification to an LLM in Legal Practice. Current practising solicitors who undertook the former Law Society Final Examinations and barristers who have completed the BVC are also eligible for the course. Overseas qualified lawyers may be eligible, subject to having taken the Qualified Lawyers' Transfer Scheme (QLTS/QLTT) and/or gaining university accreditation of prior learning and experience. You will have the opportunity to explore in depth a particular aspect of legal professional practice. This may reflect your current professional practice context or relate to your career development plans and/or academic interest.The award of LLM will be available to you if you attend research seminars, delivered over four days, and satisfactorily complete a dissertation of 18,000 words (maximum) on an area of legal practice of your own choice (subject to approval and appropriate supervisory capacity within Anglia Law School). Anglia Law School employs a number of full-time academic staff with legal practice experience and accordingly is able to offer supervision in a variety of research fields for those wishing to undertake the LLM Legal Practice. The taught element of the LLM (the research seminars) is delivered at our Chelmsford campus which is located a short walk from the bus and train stations, a 35-minute train journey from London Liverpool Street and with easy access from East Anglia and the Midlands. Supervision is available at our Chelmsford campus and may also be available at our Cambridge campus.In the research seminars, you will develop your research skills across a range of appropriate techniques, such as bibliographical and electronic legal research skills, empirical techniques including surveys, questionnaires and interviews, and learn how to critically read research and formulate research questions, and write and present your research findings. In addition to these sessions, you may also seek guidance as part of the normal supervision process.You will be allocated a supervisor to assist you in developing your research proposal/hypothesis, discuss your methodology (including the need for ethics clearance) and act as a mentor throughout. You will be expected to make regular reports to your supervisor on the progress of your work. The supervisory process will take place through a combination of face-to-face, telephone and email discussions.The course contributes particularly to research, analytical and critical thinking skills, which are transferable skills highly valued by employers. It is highly relevant to related careers in the legal profession. The dissertation provides a medium for members of the legal profession to apply theory to practice and to contribute to best practice in their professional sphere.Through this course you will be able to demonstrate the following skills, each of which is associated with academic mastery:... [-]
Prepare for an international legal career with this LLM from Anglia Law School. Further your knowledge of the latest issues and case studies in international business law, supported by staff who are active researchers and qualified practitioners, alongside students from around the world. Our LLM course will give you an understanding of law in an international context. Through a combination of theory and... [+]