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Study pace: Full time/part time
Education level: Master's degree
Location: Online / distance program
Language: English
Start date: Anytime

Program description

Program description

LLM (Master of Laws)

The University of South Wales’s LLM course offers you the opportunity to explore a broad range of legal subjects, including contract law, corporate law, international and European law, human rights law, commercial and consumer law.

Admission requirements

  • An accredited UK Honors degree with minimum 2.2 classification (or equivalent).  Some professional qualifications may also be acceptable. Extensive professional experience may also be considered.  Students should normally have at least two years of appropriate postgraduate work experience on admission.
  • Proficiency in English:  Students satisfy the English proficiency requirements provided they present a GCSE score with a minimum grade of “C” or IELTS (Academic) with an overall score of at least 6.0 (and no individual component lower than 5.5).  Students who do not acquire the above mentioned qualifications are required to sit the online Academic English Placement Test. This is an IELTS-type test (Reading & Writing) where students need to score an overall 6.0 (with no individual component lower than 5.5).
  • Official transcripts from all universities, colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended.  You may supply official electronic transcripts issued by post-secondary institutions directly to the University of South Wales online.
  • Personal Statement or State of Purpose (approximately 500 words)
  • Up to date CV
  • Recently dated Letter of Recommendation (Academic or Professional)

Program content

The course aims to:

  1. Provide engagement with theoretical and current issues of debate on topical, cutting edge areas on concern.
  2. Develop advanced legal knowledge to provide for rigorous analysis of key areas of contemporary law and practice
  3. Develop the skills needed to deal with the legal rules relating to the relevant area of law and the ability to analyse and critique those rules in a practical and academic context.
  4. Place those studies in appropriate conceptual frameworks using a range of academic disciplines and insights.
  5. Develop the skills needed to use a range of legal and policy documents, including primary and secondary sources from the European Union, United Kingdom and other legal jurisdictions.
  6. Develop research skills necessary for participation in a project or other professional task requiring the deployment of knowledge, comprehension, application, evaluation, analysis and synthesis in the relevant area of law.
  7. Provide an opportunity to focus on contemporary and possibly controversial areas of law and policy development in order to engage in informed debate.

Scholarships

UNICAF offers one of the most generous scholarship programmes available today. With the financial support of UNICAF Scholarships and by utilising the UNICAF state-of-the-art digital learning platform, students in sub-Saharan Africa, and almost anywhere in the world, can have access to internationally recognised higher education.

UNICAFpartners with universities in the UK, the US, Europe and Africa to offer online, quality undergraduate and post graduate degrees, to the benefit of thousands of students in Africa and other continents.

Over$75 million worth of scholarships have been awarded to eligible students so far.

About school

University of South Wales - UNICAF

University of South Wales - UNICAF

The University of South Wales was formed in 2013 by the merger of the University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales, Newport. The institutions came together to create the University of South Wales, one of the largest universities in...


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University of South Wales - UNICAF

UNICAF Building, Famagusta Avenue 52
6019

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