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Drafting Legislation, Regulation, and Policy (LLM)


Online University of London, School of Advanced Study Postgraduate Courses

Full time & Part time October LLM 1 year full time, 2 years part time, distance learning only 2 years part time

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The LLM in Drafting Legislation, Regulation, and Policy offers a unique opportunity for drafters, legal officers, policy makers, and those interested in the process of law-making and in drafting to study the legislative environment and legislation as a tool for regulation. 

This programme is based at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS), a member institute of the School of Advanced Study, University of London. 

The programme aims to promote an understanding of the principles of legislative studies and an in-depth awareness of what constitutes legislative quality and how this can be achieved. Legislative drafting is often perceived as a technical skill that one learns on the job. The view of the Institute’s Sir William Dale Centre for

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Entry Requirements

The normal minimum entrance requirement is a First or Upper Second Class Honours degree from a university in the UK, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

We will consider applications from candidates who do not meet the formal academic requirements but who offer alternative qualifications and/or relevant experience. Applicants are not required to have a law degree nor a professional qualification in law.


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Student Profile(s)

Mookamedi Morwaagole

The legislative studies programme is an innovative course which caters for the lacuna in academic institutions around the world in much-needed training in legislative studies. I am glad to have taken part in this programme and the experience I have gained will transform me into a better drafter. The course is professionally organised, from the material offered through to teaching methods applied, and I would recommend this LLM to all drafters, regardless of their experience and background.

Scholarships

The SAS Master's Studentship aims to support students from under-represented groups among the School’s taught masters population, who wish to undertake a postgraduate taught programme.

The primary criterion on which applications are judged is academic merit. The successful applicant will be of exceptional quality, evidenced by previous academic achievement at undergraduate level, with an outstanding mark achieved in the final-year project/dissertation. Successful applicants will have a genuine and demonstrable interest in undertaking a master’s degree at the School of Advanced Study. In addition, awards will be restricted to masters students who:

do not already have a masters or higher degree
are undertaking masters level courses in any subject (excluding Distance Learning, PGDip and PGCert);
are studying full-time or part-time for a maximum of two years;
are self- funded
are from a group that is evidentially under-represented among the School’s taught masters population

Application Procedure

For information on how to apply, please visit our funding page.

Further Information

https://www.sas.ac.uk/graduate-study/fees-and-funding/master-s-funding

The Bursary is made available to cover tuition fees up to a maximum of £8000 and will be awarded to students who have demonstrably excelled in their undergraduate degree.

The primary criterion on which applications are judged is academic merit. The successful applicant will be of exceptional quality, evidenced by previous academic achievement at undergraduate level, with an outstanding mark achieved in the final-year project/dissertation. Successful applicants will have a genuine and demonstrable interest in undertaking a master’s degree at the School of Advanced Study. In addition, awards are open to students who are:

self-funded and domiciled in the UK, European Union (EU) or overseas;
studying full-time or part-time for a maximum of one year;
undertaking a SAS Masters programme in any subject (excluding Distance Learning, PGDip and PGCert)

Application Procedure

For information on how to apply, please visit our funding page.

Further Information

https://www.sas.ac.uk/graduate-study/fees-and-funding/master-s-funding

The School is able to provide a SAS Studentships via the Coffin Fund for Promising Students. In 2021/22, there is one award of £12,500 to cover tuition fees and contribute towards maintenance costs (where applicable) and will be awarded to a student who has excelled in their undergraduate degree.

The primary criterion on which applications are judged is academic merit. The successful applicant will be of exceptional quality, evidenced by previous academic achievement at undergraduate level, with an outstanding mark achieved in the final-year project/dissertation. Successful applicants will have a genuine and demonstrable interest in undertaking a master’s degree at the School of Advanced Study. Awards are open to students who are:

Self-funded and domiciled in the UK, European Union (EU), or overseas
Studying full-time or part-time for a maximum of two years
Undertaking a master’s course in any subject (excluding Distance Learning, PGDip and PGCert)

Application Procedure

To find out how to apply, please visit our funding page.

Further Information

https://www.sas.ac.uk/graduate-study/fees-and-funding/master-s-funding

This bursary, made available by the Cassal Endowment Fund, is available to master's students intending to write their dissertation on a topic related to French or Francophone studies. A bursary of £7,500 will be available, for study commencing in 2020/21. All MA, MRes and LLM degrees offered by the School are eligible to apply for the bursary.

The primary criterion on which applications are judged is academic merit. The successful applicant will be of exceptional quality, evidenced by previous academic achievement at undergraduate level, with an outstanding mark achieved in the final-year project/dissertation. Successful applicants will have a genuine and demonstrable interest in undertaking a master’s degree at the School of Advanced Study. Awards are open to students who are:

Self-funded and domiciled in the UK, the EU or overseas.
Studying full-time or part-time for a maximum of two years
Intending to write their dissertation on a topic related to French or Francophone studies.

Application Procedure

To find out how to apply, please visit our funding page.

Further Information

https://www.sas.ac.uk/graduate-study/fees-and-funding/master-s-funding

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