This course will enable you to acquire and develop enhanced knowledge and critical analysis of key themes across a varied range of specialist legal areas. The course programme will encourage you to challenge current intellectual thinking, and each module is designed to provide advanced knowledge and skills directly relevant to your chosen field. The stimulating course content is underpinned in many areas by internationally recognized research.
This course allows you to select, from a range of options, modules so that you can develop enhanced knowledge and understanding in areas of law that are of interest to you. The dynamics of the course places emphasis on the engagement with existing and emerging research and advanced scholarship. This course will challenge your thinking and stimulate your academic aspirations by further advanced legal studies.
Holders of this award may also choose to go on to work in the field of education and / or undertake a further postgraduate research course, such as an MPhil or PhD.
What skills will you gain?
Upon completion of the course, you will have developed enhanced analytical, critical, communication and presentational skills appropriate to postgraduate level study in the context of the core and option modules. You will gain an awareness of contrasting legal perspectives through the study of relevant literature; and will appreciate the roles of both national and international law and its impact and / or application to the English jurisdiction and legal practice.
Whether you pursue a career in law, this degree will provide you with a set of transferable intellectual and practical skills that will aid your career development or enhancement.
Who accredits this course?
This course gives you added value as on successful completion of it you may choose to apply for membership of an internationally recognised professional body, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb).
The University has ‘recognised course provider’ status by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) through the module - Alternative Dispute Resolution for Commercial Legal Disputes, so that on successful completion of this module and course, you may apply to the CIArb for Associate Membership.
Law - LLM
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