The Master of Laws (LLM) is one of 22 LLM programmes of study at Queen Mary. It is designed to give you maximum flexibility in your choice of modules and dissertation topic. The programme allows you to follow a variety of interests (and take modules simply because you will enjoy them) or to select a range of modules designed with a specific career or personal aspiration in mind.
You can choose any combination taught-modules of 135 credits in total and your dissertation (45 credits) may be in any field of law. You may choose from the full range of available LLM modules that are taught within the School of Law.
If you apply for the Master of Laws your final degree certificate will show Master of Laws. If you would like your degree to show expertise in a specific area of law then you should apply for one of our specialised LLM programmes. If you choose one of our specialised programmes you will benefit from module selections that provide a complementary study programme, as well as joining a community of students with an interest in a similar field of law.
Your fellow students will come from the UK and more than 80 other countries, each able to draw on prior academic and in many cases professional experiences from different jurisdictions to enrich discussion and debate in class.
To specialise in this area, you must select 90 credits of modules from this list and do your compulsory dissertation in the field of Banking & Finance Law (45 credits). The additional 45 credits of taught modules can be in this area or can be unrelated and therefore selected from the full list of LLM available modules - see: http://www.law.qmul.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/modules/llm/
Note: Not all of the modules will be available in any one year. Any modules not available in the forthcoming academic session will be marked as soon as this information is confirmed by teaching academics.
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The School of Law at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is offering 10 full scholarships (6 x full tuition fee waivers for Home/EU students and 4 x tuition fee waivers for Overseas students) for the following programmes: LLM Banking and Finance Law LLM Commercial and Corporate Law LLM Comparative and International Dispute Resolution LLM Competition Law LLM Computer and Communications Law LLM Criminal Justice LLM International Economic Law LLM Energy and Natural Resources Law LLM Environmental Law LLM European Law LLM Human Rights Law LLM Immigration Law LLM Insurance Law LLM Intellectual Property Law LLM International Business Law LLM International Shipping Law LLM Master of Laws (General) LLM Legal Theory LLM Media Law LLM Medical Law LLM Public International Law LLM Tax LawIn addition to the ten full scholarships we are also offering:Two partial scholarships (50 per cent tuition fee waiver) from the Centre for Commercial Law Studies for those with an offer on the LLM International Economic Law programme.AndTwo partial scholarships (50 per cent tuition fee waiver) from The Department of Law to those with an offer on the new LLM in Criminal Justice programme.The LLM scholarships cover the full cost of tuition only (or 50 per cent of the tuition fee if you are awarded the partial LLM International Economic Law or LLM in Criminal Justice scholarship) in the form of a fee waiver; the scholarships do not cover additional course costs (books etc.) or accommodation fees. Scholarships are not payable directly to successful applicants but are off set against your student fee invoice. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit, the submitted personal statement in response to the set question as detailed in the application, and in some cases, financial need and professional/extracurricular achievements.
Value of Scholarship(s)
Full or partial tuition fee waiver
The LLM Scholarships are open to applicants who have an offer of study on the full-time LLM only..Please note that scholarships cannot be deferred.The scholarship will be awarded to those who we deem to have successfully demonstrated their reasoning for being awarded a scholarship based on the following criteria;- Academic merit - Professional achievements (if any) - Financial need.Please visit the website for full eligibility details
You must have an offer of study for the LLM before you apply for a scholarship.Apply for the LLM as early as possible and no later than 13 February 2017. Students who have not submitted their complete LLM application by this date will not be considered for funding. If you have missing documents in your application it may not be considered in time for scholarship consideration. It is acceptable to apply if you have not yet taken your English language test or do not have your final academic grades.If you will also be applying for scholarship funding, all applications for the LLM must be submitted online.The deadline for submission of the scholarships application is 13 March 2017 by 16.00 hrs GMT - students must have an offer of study (either conditional or unconditional) for the LLM before applying for funding.For full details of how to apply for the scholarship and LLM programmes, please visit the website
Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) works closely with the Chevening - the UK government’s international scheme aimed at developing global leaders - to provide a large number of full scholarships for study on our one-year Masters courses.Every year QMUL hosts a large cohort of the 1500 Chevening Scholars who come to study at universities all over the UK. In 2016-17 we have a record of 87 scholars joining QMUL from countries across the globe!All Chevening awards cover full overseas tuition fees, as well as providing a stipend for living costs, air-fares, and a variety of other expenses.Chevening Scholars also benefit from a year-long programme of events helping you experience the best of British culture and to make the most of your time in the UK.A large number of QMUL-Chevening Scholarships will be available across all one-year QMUL masters courses.
Value of Scholarship(s)
To be eligible for a Chevening Award you must: - Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country - Return to your country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after your award has ended - Have an undergraduate degree that will enable you to gain entry to a postgraduate programme at a UK university. This is typically equivalent to an upper second-class 2:1 honours degree in the UK. - Have at least two years’ work experience Please visit the website for full eligibility criteria
Applications for all scholarships must be made directly to the Chevening: full details on how to apply are available on the Chevening’s webpages.The deadline for applications is Tuesday 8 November 12:00 GMT.Candidates should also apply for their chosen Masters programme at QMUL through our online portal in the normal way.Candidates are encouraged to QMUL as early as possible to ensure that their application can be processed in a time to meet the Chevening’s deadline for the confirmation of their unconditional university offer in July 2017.
Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is proud to be working in partnership with the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC) in the UK to offer a wide range of scholarships for postgraduate study at Master’s and PhD level.In 2017-18 we will be hosting an unprecedented number of Commonwealth Scholars from across the globe.Commonwealth Scholarships at QMUL typically cover full overseas tuition fees, living costs, airfares, and a variety of other expenses. Scholars from developing Commonwealth countries are eligible to apply for these awards.You can apply for a Commonwealth Scholarship for Master’s (one-year courses only). All subject areas are eligible, although the CSC’s selection criteria give priority to applications that demonstrate the strongest relevance to development.
Value of Scholarship(s)
To apply for these scholarships, you must: - Be a Commonwealth citizen, refugee, or British protected person - Be permanently resident in a developing Commonwealth country - By October 2017, hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) honours standard, or a second class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree) For full eligibility criteria, please visit the website
All candidates should apply to QMUL online following our normal application procedures (please be aware that candidates applying for a Commonwealth Scholarship may have an earlier application deadline than normal) and will also need to make an application directly to the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission.Application deadline: 15 November 2016
HESPAL aims to help create the next generation of senior academics who can maintain international quality standards at Palestinian universities and to develop renewed, sustainable links between Palestinian and UK universities. The Scheme will upgrade junior academic staff in Palestinian universities through a Masters Scholarship programme. Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has one scholarship available through the HESPAL scheme.Study areas covered include: Business, Economics and Finance; Educational Management; Political Sciences and International Relations; Human Rights and Governance; Agriculture; Engineering; Law, Management; Environmental Studies; Water management, Nursing, TSOL, Human Resourses, Economics, Literature, Linguistics, IT, Science programmes, Environmental Sciences and Sustainable Infrastructure, Clean Energy and Conservation Strategies, MA Energy Management, Energy Conservation, Sustainable Energy, ICT, nanotechnologies and energy. The scholarship covers the following: - tuition fees - pre-departure briefing from the British Council - arrival allowances - thesis allowances - a monthly allowance to cover living expenses.The scholarship does not cover the costs for accompanying family, visa fees, IELTS cost, and Airfare ticket to from the UK.
Value of Scholarship(s)
- Applicant must be a resident citizen of Palestinian Territories. - Applicant must be currently employed by the Palestinian university which nominates her/him, which must be one of the participating Palestinian universities. - Applicant will have a Masters degree from a Palestinian university with a minimum grade of very good (and equivalent to at least a 3.0 Bachelor’s Degree from UK). - Applicant must sign a written undertaking to return to Palestinian university within a time frame agreed with their university, normally one year. - Applicant must have IELTS certification appropriate for course and university (normally at least 6.5, sometimes higher). Please visit website for full eligibility details
The completed application forms and all other documentation must be submitted in hard copies to your university scholarship coordination office by 23 January 2017. For full application details, please visit the website
QMUL Latin American Fund Partial Scholarships
The Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) at Queen Mary University of London are offering four partial scholarships worth 50% of the tuition fee each to outstanding Latin American full time applicants pursuing an LLM (all programmes), LLM in Law and Economics or the MSc in Law and Finance.The partial scholarship covers one 50% of the tuition fee only in the form of a fee waiver; the partial scholarships do not cover additional course costs (books etc...) or accommodation fees. Partial scholarships are NOT payable directly to successful applicants but are off set against your student fee invoice.The partial scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic merit, the submitted statement in response to the set question as detailed in the application, and in some cases, financial need and professional/extracurricular achievements.
Value of Scholarship(s)
Partial (50%) tuition fee waiver
The Latin American partial scholarships are open to applicants from Latin American nations only. You must have an offer of study on the full-time programme only and are not open to those with an offer on the part-time programme.If you have applied for funding elsewhere and are successful in receiving such funding you must inform us immediately.The scholarship will be awarded to those who we deem to have successfully demonstrated their reasoning for being awarded a scholarship based on the following criteria;- Academic merit - Professional achievements (if any) - Financial need.
You must have an offer of study for either the LLM (all programmes), LLM in Law and Economics or the MSc in Law and Finance before you apply for the partial scholarship.The deadline for submission of the partial scholarships application is 28 March 2017 by 16.00 GMT - students must have an offer of study (either conditional or unconditional) for the LLM (all programmes), LLM in Law and Economics or the MSc in Law and Finance programme before applying for the Latin American partial scholarship.You will be required to apply for the partial scholarship via our online application link: Latin American Scholarship Application Form 2017-18. Please ensure you complete ALL relevant sections correctly.
The usual qualification for entry to the LLM programme is a degree in law, or a degree with a substantial law content, of at least 2.1 honours (or equivalent). Law graduates with 2.2 honours who also have other legal qualifications and/or substantial professional legal experience may also qualify.
02 February 2017
Recipient: Queen Mary University of London
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