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LLM / PgDip - Law (International Criminal Justice)


University of Kent    Kent Law School

Full time & Part time September, January PGDip, LLM 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time (September start); 15 months full-time, 28 months part-time (January start)

About the course

The Kent LLM (and associated Diploma programme) allows you to broaden and deepen your knowledge and understanding of law by specialising in one or more different areas.

Following a pathway in International Criminal Justice enables you to develop a critical understanding of the operation of international and transnational criminal justice, particularly in contexts that are perceived to be controversial or in a state of evolution. You learn about the main legal instruments and institutions that provide for international co-operation and prosecution of international, transnational and national crime and the impact of human rights and combine this with critical reflection of the broader context and of the effectiveness of law.

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Entry Requirements

A second class honours degree (2.2 or above) or equivalent in law or a related subject. The School may also take account of relevant work experience when considering applications.

All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications.

Please see course website for further details.


 Course Content


Open days

Sharpen your focus, meet people who will shape your future and discover new opportunities. Join us at our next Postgraduate Open Event to find out why you belong at Kent. You can choose to join us in person, or book to attend virtually.

Location

University of Kent - Canterbury & Medway campuses or online options. Canterbury, Kent, England, CT2 7NZ +44 (0)1227 764000

Web

https://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/visit/postgraduate-events

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Videos


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Scholarships

For entry in September 2019 or January 2020

Kent Law School is pleased to announce the Kent Law School Taught Masters Overseas Scholarship. The scholarship covers tuition fees at the full overseas rate (£15,200 in 2018/19) along with living expenses (equivalent to £14,777 in 2018/19). All overseas applicants to the Kent LLM programme at the Canterbury campus are eligible to apply.

Applications are assessed competitively with the sole criteria for the granting of the scholarship being the proven academic merit of the candidate. The decision as to the recipient of the Scholarship is at the exclusive discretion of Kent Law School.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£15,200 in 2018/19) along with living expenses (equivalent to £14,777 in 2018/19)

Eligibility

The scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence.

Application Procedure

For detailed rules, information to be provided by applicants and how to apply, please see our website: https://www.kent.ac.uk/scholarships/search/FN37MAOVER02


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Criteria
To be eligible candidates must:
• Hold a valid passport demonstrating nationality of Kenya, Thailand, or Nigeria OR have successfully completed a Bachelor’s degree at a university in Kenya, Thailand or Nigeria (regardless of nationality)
• Be classified by the University of Kent as an international student for tuition fee purposes
• Be fully self-funding your studies
• Have firmly accepted an offer of a place on the taught Kent LLM at the Canterbury Campus of the University of Kent for entry in September 2019 or in January 2020, and have met the academic conditions of entry/be accepted for entry
Points to Note:
• This award can be held in conjunction with other awards and scholarships offered by the University of Kent, except where they are provided by Kent Law School (in which case the award which provides the greater monetary value overall will be given only).
• Graduates of the University of Kent are eligible for the award if they meet the above stated conditions. Where students are required to continue their studies beyond their original period of registration, the award will only be provided for that original period of registration.
• Due to strong demand, applicants are encouraged to submit their application as soon as possible.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£2,500 (provided as a tuition fee discount)

Eligibility

For entry in September 2019 or January 2020:

The Law School has established a major fund to support overseas students from Kenya, Thailand, or Nigeria who undertake a full-time, taught LLM at the Canterbury Campus of the University of Kent. This award provides a tuition fee discount of £2,500 to entrants who meet the eligibility conditions stated below. The University will assess eligibility for the award after an application for entry to the Kent LLM has been submitted. No further application for the award is required.

Application Procedure

The University will assess eligibility for the award after an application for entry to the Kent LLM has been submitted. No further application for the award is required.

Successful recipients will be notified by email after their offer to study on the Kent LLM is firmly accepted. Notification will take place in August, and September.


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Eligibility - You must meet all of the following conditions:
• Have been awarded a First Class Honours degree in any discipline from the University of Kent or in law from Canterbury Christ Church University (proven by receipt of transcripts and/or a degree certificate clearly stating that this classification has been awarded)
• Have firmly accepted an offer of a place on the taught Kent LLM at the Canterbury Campus of the University of Kent for entry in September 2019 or January 2020 and have met the academic conditions of entry/be accepted for entry

POINTS TO NOTE:
• This award can be held in conjunction with other awards and scholarships offered by the University of Kent, except where they are provided by Kent Law School (in which case the award which provides the greater monetary value overall will be given only). Please contact us for further information
• Applicants must be fully self-funding their studies
• Where students undertake study on the Kent LLM on a part-time mode of study, the award will be made on a pro-rata basis
• Where students are required to continue their studies beyond their original period of registration, the award will only be provided for that original period of registration
• Successful applications will be notified by email after their offer to study on the Kent LLM is firmly accepted. Notification will take place in August/September for entry in September and December/January for entry in January
• Due to strong demand, applicants are encouraged to submit their application as soon as possible

Value of Scholarship(s)

Tuition fee discount of 50% for students with a First Class Honours Degree

Eligibility

Kent Law School is delighted to announce a new scholarship to support excellent students who wish to pursue postgraduate study at Kent Law School in the academic year 2019-20 by providing them with a 50% tuition fee discount.
The Kent LLM First Class Honours Scholarship is open to all students who have achieved a First in an undergraduate degree in any discipline awarded by the University of Kent or in an undergraduate degree in law awarded by Canterbury Christ Church University. The scholarship provides a generous tuition fee discount of 50% to candidates who meet the eligibility conditions stated below.

Application Procedure

The University will assess eligibility for the award after an application for entry to the Kent LLM has been submitted. To be considered, applicants must submit a KLS PG Funding application form to klspgfunding@kent.ac.uk

Visit https://www.kent.ac.uk/scholarships/search/FN37LLMFCH02 for a link to the application form.


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