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|Application deadline:||Applicants who require a visa: August 3; Other: August 31|
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|Start date:||September 2013|
|Duration full-time:||12 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
|Educational variant:||Part-time, Full-time|
This masters programme offers a very flexible programme of taught modules, with the opportunity to create a programme of study designed to suit your own interests and aspirations.
Students who successfully complete the course will acquire significant research and analytical skills in the relevant area of law. They should therefore have substantially enhanced their prospects of gaining employment as, for example, professional or in-house legal advisors and in other areas of work where the ability to apply and advise upon legal issues is significant.
What will you study?
This course can be combined as either a major (LLM) or minor (MA/MSc) award with one of the following arts and social sciences subjects:
* Criminology MA
* Human Rights MA
* International Conflict MSc
* International Relations MSc
If you take law as a major award, you take 90 credits of law modules and 30 credits of arts and social science modules, plus a dissertation (60 credits); if you take law as a minor award, you take 90 credits of arts and social science modules and 30 credits of law modules, plus a dissertation (60 credits).
This course can be combined as either a major (LLM) or minor (MA/MSc) award with an arts and social sciences subject. The following options are available:
* Law with Criminology LLM
* Law with Human Rights LLM
* Law with International Conflict LLM
* Law with International Relations LLM
* International Relation LLM with Law
* Criminology with Law MA
* Human Rights with Law MA
* International Conflict with Law MSc
The masters programmes are open to those who possess one of the following:
* a good honours degree in law (usually a 2:2 degree or above) or a good joint honours degree (2:2 or above) where the major component is in law eg Accounting and Law or Combined Studies
* a Graduate Diploma in Law (CPE), Legal Practice Course or Bar Vocational Course
* a qualification as a solicitor or barrister
We welcome applications from international students. Holders of non-UK degrees or legal professional qualifications will be subject to the University's normal entry procedures with regard to the assessment of the equivalence of qualifications.
We normally invite applicants for an interview with the course director or another senior member of the teaching team. International students based overseas can arrange for an interview by email or telephone.
Prior learning AP(E)L
Applicants with prior qualifications and learning will be considered on an individual basis.
English language requirements
All non-UK applicants must meet our English language requirements. For this course it is Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall, with special conditions in all elements. Please make sure you read our full guidance about English language requirements, which includes details of other qualifications we'll consider.
Applicants who do not meet the English language requirements may be eligible to join our pre-sessional English language course.
Applicants from one of the recognised Majority English Speaking Countries (MESCs) do not need to meet these requirements.
Kingston Law School bursaries
Kingston Law School awards bursaries to students based on academic merit. Recipients of bursaries are decided by course directors. UK and EU students can receive up to £2,000 and international students can be awarded up to £3,000.
Kingston University scholarships and bursaries
* For international students: * £3,300 scholarships for full-time international students.
* 10% discount on fees for Kingston alumni (alumni loyalty bursary).
* 10% discount on fees for family members of Kingston alumni (family loyalty bursary).
* For Home/EU students: * up to £3,000 Annual Fund scholarships.
To apply for any scholarship or bursary you must already be in possession of a firm offer on the programme and have paid your course fee deposit.
You are normally required to take an English Proficiency Test.
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