Masters in Law

Law degrees prepare students to looks into the system of rules and regulations that are usually enforced through a set of institutions. Law works as a major social mediator between people. Studying law equips students with advanced communication skills and keen problem-solving abilities. Students are expected to have superior language skills and self-discipline, as considerable workload needs to be managed during the studies. A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in law allows students to develop determination, commitment, intellect and stamina. It enables students to analyse both sides of complex problems and to come up with an effective and unbiased solution. Ethics is another very important component of law studies.

Law schools worldwide provide a wide range of Bachelors of Law (LL.B.), and Masters of Law (LL.M.) encompassing diverse academic disciplines including constitutional law, international law, private law, European law, business law and criminal law. The most advanced degree of law in the United States is the Doctor of Judicial Science (S.J.D.).

The knowledge and skills gained from a law degree provide a solid foundation for an exciting and challenging career path as a solicitor or barrister. Graduates can also have a vast number of opportunities in almost every industry with their ability to examine, negotiate and communicate with diverse people.

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Suggested Master's Programmes

Commercial Law LL.M. Commercial Law
  • Jan 2017
  • May 2017
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA £ 9,600
  • International £ 9,600
  • 12 months

The LLM in Commercial Law degree from BPP University gives you the relevant theoretical and practical knowledge to gain a real advantage in your career – whether you are a law graduate or practising lawyer looking to specialise or add another area of expertise.

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Law (GDL) Postgrad.Dip. Law (GDL)
  • Jan 2017
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA £ 8,580
  • International £ 8,580
  • 12 months

The Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) from BPP University is sometimes referred to as the conversion course for non-law graduates who want to qualify as either Solicitors or Barristers. The GDL satisfies the professional body requirements of the academic stage of training for Solicitors and Barristers.

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International Law LL.M. International Law
  • Sep 2016
  • Not specified
  • 12 months

The School of Law at Kimep University offers a master degree academic programme: LL.M in International Law. The LL.M in International Law is designed to develop primary legal skills and to introduce students to the fundamental principles of international law and comparative law.

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Chinese Investment and Business Law LL.M. Chinese Investment and Business Law
  • Jan 2017
  • May 2017
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 9,600
  • International € 9,600
  • 12 months

The Chinese Investment and Business Law programme from BPP University will help you gain practical knowledge and skills relating to the conduct of business in China. Given the importance of the Chinese economy, this programme is designed to help you if you are anticipating working in a practice dealing with Chinese financial institutions and investors. No knowledge of Mandarin is required or expected.

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In European Private Law (LL.M.) Master In European Private Law (LL.M.)
  • Any time
  • EEA € 200 per semester
  • International € 200 per semester
  • 24 months

The Master In European Private Law (LL.M.) at the University of Luxembourg is among the most innovative Master programmes in EU law. It focuses on the Europeanisation of private law sectors, covering key issues and allowing students to understand how national legislation on private law will evolve in the future.

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In European and International Tax Law (LL.M.) Master In European and International Tax Law (LL.M.)
  • Any time
  • EEA € 200 per semester
  • International € 200 per semester
  • 24 months

This highly-specialised Master In European and International Tax Law (LL.M.) at the University of Luxembourg prepares graduates to become leaders in their respective areas of tax expertise – be that in a private law practice or accounting firm, in government administration, in the judiciary, or in academia.

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International and Comparative Disability Law and Policy LL.M. International and Comparative Disability Law and Policy
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 6,015 per year
  • International € 13,250 per year
  • 12 months

The introduction of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities has resulted in significant changes in the area of Disability Law and Policy. The LLM in International and Comparative Disability Law and Policy addresses that and graduates from this programme will be the first to emerge skilled in this growing area of law and policy.

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Legal Practice Course (LPC) Postgrad.Dip. Legal Practice Course (LPC)
  • Any time
  • EEA £ 10,600 per year
  • International £ 12,450 per year
  • 12 months

The Legal Practice Course(LPC) at Swansea University is a professional practical course that develops important practice skills and confidence for a successful career in law in England and Wales.

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En Droit Bancaire et Financier Européen (LL.M.) Master En Droit Bancaire et Financier Européen (LL.M.)
  • Any time
  • EEA € 200 per semester
  • International € 200 per semester
  • 24 months

The Master en Droit Bancaire et Financier Européen (LL.M.) at the University of Luxembourg is one of the premier programmes in this field offered in continental Europe. The investment funds law option in the second semester of the second year is a legal qualification unique in Europe.

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International Law LL.M. International Law
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA £ 5,200 per year
  • International £ 12,500 per year
  • 12 months

The International Law course delivered by The University of Hull provides students the opportunity to study a wide range of contemporary subjects of international importance.

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Criminology M.Sc. Criminology
  • Sep 2016
  • Not specified
  • 18 months

The program has been designed for graduates who wish to expand their knowledge of criminology, for persons with professional responsibilities in policing, probation and prison who wish to enhance their knowledge on recent developments and further their practitioner experience, and for those who wish to follow criminal justice careers.

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Corporate Finance Law LL.M. Corporate Finance Law
  • Jan 2017
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA £ 11,750 per year
  • International £ 14,250 per year
  • 12 months

The Corporate Finance Law LLM from University of Westminster offers an enhanced qualification for professionals working, or planning to work, in a technically demanding and dynamic global industry.

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