European Legal Studies (LLM), LL.M.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • 13800
    Tuition (Year)
    5952
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
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The LLM European Legal Studies offers students an opportunity to develop their own perspectives on the implications of legal Europe. It enables students to explore the issues and participate in debate, while developing their own legal skills and understanding. In addition it provides valuable training for a career in modern legal practice, in European, international and Government organisations, or in legal research.
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About

The LLM European Legal Studies offers students an opportunity to develop their own perspectives on the implications of legal Europe. It enables students to explore the issues and participate in debate, while developing their own legal skills and understanding. In addition it provides valuable training for a career in modern legal practice, in European, international and Government organisations, or in legal research.

Students must complete four modules (one assessment for each module comprising of a 5,000 word essay or examination) and a dissertation (not exceeding 15,000 words). Students must study two modules from the selection of European Legal Studies modules. Their other modules may be drawn from the modules listed in any other programme or from a combination of programmes, including modules offered by another School in the University.

Depending on the particular module, teaching methods comprise a mix of lectures and seminars, individual and joint written and oral presentations and distance learning. All modules are supported by extensive IT provision available on campus. Modules are typically led by staff actively engaged in research relevant to their subject matter.

Programme Structure

European Legal Studies (LLM)

1 year (Full-time) / 2 years (Part-time) / n/a (Distance / E-Learning)

Course Aims

To offer knowledge and expertise relating to the study of law in an international, European and/or comparative context.

Special Features

  • Students benefit from the multiple activities such as seminars, guest lectures and workshops organised by the Law School's Centre for European Law and Governance, directed by the holder of a Jean Monnet Chair awarded by the European Commission.

  • Close academic links with Cardiff School of European Studies.

Modules

  • Competition Law
  • Constitutionalism in Central Europe
  • Criminal Justice in Europe [30]
  • Environmental and Climate Change Law
  • European Union Law and Governance
  • European Union Substantive Law
  • Public Law in Europe

Detailed Programme Facts

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      Dates reflect the university's timezone.

  • Duration full-time 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
  • Intensity Flexible
  • Duration part-time 24 months

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Academic Requirements

This course is suitable for graduates from any legal tradition or jurisdiction or with a legal practice qualification from any legal tradition or jurisdiction.

Applicants should have a good Honours degree in Law (2:2 or equivalent), although other appropriate qualifications will be considered. Those whose first language is not English must obtain a score of at least 6.5 in IELTS (with no less than 6.0 in any element), or 237 (computer-based), 90 (internet-based) in TOEFL or equivalent.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 13800 International
  • GBP 5952 EEA
  • UK & EU Full Time for 2014/15 unless otherwise specified below
    £5,952.00 /
  • UK & EU Part Time for 2014/15 unless otherwise specified below
    £2,976.00 /
  • International Full Time for 2014/15 unless otherwise specified below
    £13,800.00 /
  • International Part Time for 2014/15 unless otherwise specified below
    £6,900.00
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