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LLM International Law


Course Description

Entry requirements:
Candidates should normally have a first- or good second-class honours degree in law OR an equivalent degree where law is a substantial element OR an equivalent degree in an appropriate discipline. Relevant professional experience post-graduation is given due credit in considering entry requirements.

Course aims:
The LLM in International Law provides a good understanding of public and commercial international law. The programme covers international trade and finance, corporate law, world trade and environmental law. The programme is designed for students who wish to broaden their knowledge across international boundaries without limiting themselves to commercial or public law.

Course structure:
You must complete the four compulsory modules listed below, totalling 60 credits, and 60 credits from the campus-based modules of the LLM General Programme. You will also be required to complete a 60 credit dissertation on a topic within the area of international law.

Academic Writing for Postgraduates in Law
Foundations in International Commercial Law
General Prinicples in International Law
Current Trends in International Law

The modules are taught by seminars which are designed to allow students to discuss and debate the subject, with guidance from the tutor. Most modules are assessed by written coursework, although other forms of assessment may be used in addition. Students also complete the 60 credit dissertation over the summer months.

Visit the LLM International Law page on the University of Leicester website for more details!

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School of Law Scholarships - 7 Awards

3 x International student scholarships of £2,000 for students who may be experiencing difficulty funding their studies.
4 x Home/EU student scholarships of £1,000 for students who achieve excellent results in their undergraduate degree or who are experiencing hardship in funding their studies.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£2000 (overseas) / £1000 (Home/EU)

Eligibility

3 x International student scholarships of £2,000 for students who may be experiencing difficulty funding their studies.
4 x Home/EU student scholarships of £1,000 for students who achieve excellent results in their undergraduate degree or who are experiencing hardship in funding their studies.

Application Procedure

Closing date for scholarship applications is 31 May 2012. Students applying for the awards should hold a conditional or unconditional offer for a full time place on an LLM programme beginning October 2012.Email application form, details are on the website.

Further Information

http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/law/postgraduate/llm-taught/fees-and-funding


(Scholarship)

LLM International Scholarships - 20+ Awards

The School of Law is pleased to announce new scholarships for international students who excel academically in their undergraduate degree.Eligible for international students who achieve a higher final grade than our benchmark entry requirement.International Human Rights Law students are eligible for a scholarship of £2000 if their final benchmark is above a high 2:2 or equivalent. Public International Law students are eligible for a scholarship of £2000 if their final benchmark is above a high 2:2 or equivalent. General Law Programme or the Legal Research Programme students are eligible for a scholarship of £2000 if their final benchmark is above a high 2:2 or equivalent. International Commercial Law programme students are eligible for a scholarship of £1500 if their final benchmark is above a high 2:2 or equivalent. These students may be eligible for a scholarship of £2000 instead, if their qualifying degree is a first or equivalent.

Value of Scholarship(s)

up to £2000

Eligibility

The School of Law is pleased to announce new scholarships for international students who excel academically in their undergraduate degree.Eligible for international students who achieve a higher final grade than our benchmark entry requirement.

Application Procedure

Scholarship applications must be made before 31st August 2012 with the application form and relevant proof of final degree achieved. Applicants for the scholarships must hold a valid offer for a place on a campus based LLM programme for 2012. Scholarship awards cannot be carried over to the following year.For confirmation of the benchmark entry requirements, first class degree equivalency or further information please email [email protected]

Further Information

http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/law/postgraduate/llm-taught/fees-and-funding



Entry Requirements

See below

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