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European Law (LLM)

  • Full time & Part time available
  • £9,300 (UK/EU) £15,850 (International)
  • Law
  • September
  • 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time
  • LLM

Course Description

Programme description

The programme reflects the rapid evolution of European law and governance and its unique impact upon the domestic legal orders.

The European LLM programme provides an opportunity to study core European law subjects at an advanced level, and deepens knowledge of that law through more specialised courses.

First semester courses adopt a broader approach to the various fields of EU law, while greater specialisation comes in the second semester.

Programme structure

The programme offers a wide range of subjects across legal fields from a European perspective, enabling you to tailor the LLM to meet your specific interests.

The programme structure for 2016/17 will consist of 180 credits, comprising taught courses worth 120 credits and a 10,000 word dissertation worth 60 credits.

Each semester you will take 60 credits of core and option courses.

Core courses

You will choose 80-120 credits of core courses.

Full year courses (20 credits each semester, totalling 40 credits):

Contract Law in Europe
EU Competition Law

Semester one courses (20 credits):

EU Constitutional Law

Semester two courses (20 credits):

EU Climate Change and Energy Law
EU Fundamental Rights Law
European Labour Law
Human Rights Law in Europe
International and European Media Law
The Economics, Governance and Regulation of the Eurozone

Option courses

You may choose 0-40 credits of option courses from any of the courses offered by the Law School (including the courses listed above). A full list to be published in September.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this programme, students should have acquired a sophisticated understanding of the European Union's legal system and its law-making processes, and substantive knowledge of their chosen policy/course strands.

They will have explored differing approaches to the subject and developed a greater familiarity with research materials and methods.

Visit the European Law (LLM) page on the University of Edinburgh website for more details!

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Tercentenary Awards for Excellence - 5 Awards

Edinburgh Law School is pleased to be able to offer five Tercentenary Awards for Excellence of £2,000 towards tuition fees in any LLM or MSc programme offered by the School, starting in September 2014 (including distance learning programmes, and also the MSc in European Union Politics and Law and the MSc in Global Crime, Justice and Security, both of which are offered jointly with the School of Social and Political Studies).

Value of Scholarship(s)

£2,000 towards tuition fees

Eligibility

Students should meet the criteria for entry to the LLM/ MSc programmes.

Application Procedure

Deadline: 30th April 2014.

You must have already applied to study an LLM or MSc programme before you apply for this scholarship.

Once you have applied for your chosen programme of study, you should download and complete the School Scholarships application form. This can be downloaded from the Law School website.

Completed application forms should be emailed to by the deadline date above.

Further Information

http://www.law.ed.ac.uk/teaching/postgraduate/scholarships/scholarships_and_funding_for_LLMMSc/tercentenary_awards_for_excellence


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Africa LLM/ MSc Tercentenary Scholarship - Single Award

The Africa LLM/MSc Tercentenary Scholarship is open to all African students who have applied to an on-campus LLM or the on-campus MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice at Edinburgh Law School.One scholarship will be available each academic year until 2013/2014.The award is open to all suitably qualified African applicants; however, the 2012/2013 scholarship is particularly aimed at applicants who are citizens of (and normally resident in) West Africa. If no suitable application is received from these countries, the scholarship will pass to the next most suitable applicant. The award will be made solely on academic merit.The scholarship will cover the costs of postgraduate tuition fees for one academic year. The successful applicant will also be given a partial maintenance grant (£6500) to help fund their studies at the University of Edinburgh. The maintenance grant will not cover the full costs of studying at the University and applicants should ensure they have sufficient financial support to complete their studies.More detailed information can be obtained by emailing [email protected]

Value of Scholarship(s)

Tuition Fees for one year plus a stipend of £6500

Eligibility

Students should meet the criteria for entry to the LLM/MSc programmes.

Application Procedure

The closing date for the receipt of applications for 2012-2013 will be 30 April 2012.

Applicants must complete the school's scholarship application form to indicate that they wish to be considered for this award.Word Document Completed forms should be emailed to .

Applications for postgraduate programmes must be made in parallel through the normal University application route

Further Information

http://www.law.ed.ac.uk/pg/scholarships.aspx



Entry Requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree in law or its international equivalent. Candidates with a UK 2:1 honours degree in a social science subject will be considered on a case-by-case basis. This programme is particularly suited to those who have already studied European law and institutions at undergraduate level. Applicants who have not done so may be assigned extra reading in order to bring them up to speed with the course syllabus.

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