LL.M

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Our LLM Program is for those who wish to take their journey of education in law to a higher level, being already equipped with the knowledge and skills of law and its practice. Advanced knowledge of the law in a specialized subject is absolutely invaluable and adds more weight to the authenticity and credibility of the expertise acquired.

We have structured our LLM program to cater for people belonging to a variety of backgrounds and interests ranging from recent graduates who would like to acquire specialist skills before embarking on their professional life, to professional lawyers who wish to have an add-on Masters degree to their otherwise basic LLB degree qualifications.

LL.M (University of London)

The University of London LL.M comprises of a total of four subjects that are further sub-divided into four sections each. In order to attain a specialization, a student must complete a total of 16 sections out of the courses (i.e. 4 full subjects) under the head of that specialization.

 Specializations being offered at SOL:

  1. Commercial and Corporate Law
  2. International Business Law​
  3. Human Rights
  4. International Dispute Resolution
  5. Banking and Finance
  6. Media Law

 Courses Offered:

  1. International economic law
  2. International investment law
  3. International trade law
  4. MNEs and the Law
  5. Regulation and infrastructure of International Commercial Arbitration
  6. Foundation and Constitutional issues in company law
  7. Corporate finance and management issues in company law
  8. Applicable laws and procedures in International Commercial Arbitration
  9. Human Rights EU convention
  10. Human Rights for Woman
  11. Commercial Banking Law
  12. International Human Rights
  13. International Trade Law

 Entry Requirements:

Applicants are required to have at least one of the following:

  1. LLB degree of the University of London with at least Second Class Honours (excepting that a candidate who obtained the LLB Pass degree before 1969 may make a special application).
  2. Obtained a first degree, in a subject appropriate to the LLM, of a university in a Member State of the European Union, with a result considered by the University of London to be equivalent to at least Second Class Honours.
  3. Obtained a first degree, in a subject appropriate to the LLM, of an acceptable university outside the European Union, with a result considered by the University of London to be equivalent to at least Second Class Honours.
  4. Obtained a Masters degree, in a subject appropriate to the LLM, of a university in a Member State of the European Union or of an acceptable university outside the European Union.
  5. Passed the Bar Vocational Course (BVC) of England and Wales or the Qualifying Examination of the Solicitors Regulation Authority of England or the corresponding examinations in Scotland or Northern Ireland, where in either case the student has also obtained a Second Class Honours degree of a UK university (or an educational institute of university rank) or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard obtained after a course of study extending over not less than three years in a university (or educational institute of university rank).
  6. Obtained either the Common Professional Examination or an equivalent Diploma in Law where in either case the applicant has also obtained a Second Class Honours degree of a UK university (or an educational institute of university rank) or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard obtained after a course of study extending over not less than three years in a university (or an educational institute of university rank).
  7. Qualified as a solicitor or barrister in England or Wales, or the equivalent outside England or Wales.
  8. Obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in law from a College or Institute of the University of London

English language requirement

For awards at FHEQ level 7, applicants must have an advanced level of ability to work in English. Applicants whose first language is not English must provide satisfactory evidence showing that they have passed within the previous three years a test of proficiency in English at the following minimum level:

  • IELTS with an overall grade of at least 6.5 with a minimum of 6 in each sub test; or
  • TOEFL with a score of 600, or 250 on the computerised test plus a Test of Written English (TWE) of
  • at least 4.5, or 100 on the iBT (internet-based Test); or
  • a test of proficiency in English language from the prescribed list published by the University.

An applicant may be considered for admission to the LLM, Postgraduate Diploma in Laws or Postgraduate Certificate in Laws who alternatively submits evidence of:

Substantial education (minimum of eighteen months) conducted and assessed in English;

Or

Substantial work experience (minimum of eighteen months) conducted in English.

Where an applicant does not meet the prescribed English language proficiency requirements but believes that they can demonstrate the requisite proficiency for admission, the University may, at its discretion, consider the application.

In exceptional circumstances, an applicant who does not satisfy the foregoing requirements may be permitted to enroll for the LLM, Postgraduate Diploma in Laws or the Postgraduate Certificate in Laws if the University is satisfied that by reason or his or her background, experience and professional qualifications (if any) the applicant is fit to follow the course of study.

 

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