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

European and International Trade and Investment Law LL.M. European and International Trade and Investment Law
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 6,000 per year
  • International € 8,000 per year
  • 12 months

Study International Trade Law in the heart of France! The LL.M. in International Trade and Investment Law is entirely taught in English at Lyon Catholic University, in partnership with St John’s University New York (full time). The LL.M. is designed for students wishing to develop a career in international trade and investment.

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International Law LL.M. International Law
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA £ 5,200 per year
  • International £ 12,300 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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International Business Law LL.M. International Business Law
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 6,000 per year
  • International € 8,000 per year
  • 12 months

The M.I.B.L. degree is a dual degree offered by the Catholic University of Lyon (UCLy) and the Department of Law at NUI Maynooth. It will enable law graduates to further their legal education by gaining a systematic understanding of the critical issues at the forefront of select areas of international business law.

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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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European Economic and Financial Criminal Law LL.M. European Economic and Financial Criminal Law
  • Any time
  • EEA € 200 per semester
  • International € 200 per semester
  • 24 months

The European Economic and Financial Criminal Law programme at the University of Luxembourg offers students a unique opportunity to explore the fast-growing field of European criminal law with a special emphasis on economic and financial criminal law.

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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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Intellectual Property & Commercial Practice LL.M. Intellectual Property & Commercial Practice
  • Any time
  • EEA £ 5,300 per year
  • International £ 12,950 per year
  • 12 months

Students following the Intellectual Property & Commercial Practice at Swansea University will gain an in-depth legal knowledge of issues and the practical skills acquired will make them an invaluable asset to international commercial organisations.

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Transnational Criminal Justice LL.M. Transnational Criminal Justice
  • Jan 2017
  • May 2017
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA £ 9,600
  • International £ 9,600
  • 12 months

The LLM Transnational Criminal Justice programme from BPP University gives you the opportunity to develop a deep understanding and practical skills on how the law deals with the prevention, control and interdiction of transnational crime.

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Human Rights LL.M. Human Rights
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 13,000 per year
  • International € 13,000 per year
  • 10 months

These programs offer instruction in legal mechanisms and institutional processes that can be used to protect and promote human rights on the national, regional and international level.

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