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The Queen's University of Belfast

Juris Doctor

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Rank: 27 (The Complete University Guide)

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Website: https://www.qub.ac.uk

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Degree: Doctorate

Start Date: 2020/09/01

Duration: 36 months


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27

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41

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Description

The Juris Doctor (JD) programme is a Professional Doctorate. It has a blend of taught, skills-based and research elements and is designed to provide our students with a world-class legal education, preparing them for the global and international environments in which they will be providing legal advice.This three year programme delivers a primary law degree to graduates from a discipline other than Law which will provide them with the necessary professional exemptions to allow them to apply for the professional stages in Northern Ireland, England and Wales and those further jurisdictions which allow for application on the basis of a primary law degree, eg North America, Australia, Hong KongThe Juris Doctor is available for September 2020 entry with a modernised curriculum, subject to final approval. Applicants will be notified of a decision on their application, when approval for the new curriculum has been obtained.

Requirements

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or above, or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5 (with not less than 5.5 in any component)


Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for The Queen's University of Belfast.

About this university

International students

There are some 1200 international students attend the university each year from over 80 countries around the world. Queen's is one of the few to have a dedicated facility for international students, the International and Postgraduate Centre (I&PSC) which forms a comprehensive and proactive support infrastructure for international students. This includes a range of advice and guidance as well as providing information to help those from outside the UK make the most of their time in the country. The heart of student life is the Students Union at Queen's or QUBSU, with its main building opposite the Lanyon Building on University Road. Students are automatically members, making it one of the largest unions in the UK and it provides a range of different services. There is full-time staff available to help with advice matters such as money and welfare as well services such as a shop, canteen and coffee shop. There are four bars in the building, Mandela Hall being the largest. There are 50 sporting clubs and another 100 non-sporting clubs for students to participate in. The oldest is the Literary and Scientific Society, established in 1850 by Edwin Lawrence Godkin. The Dragonslayers Gaming Society holds one of the largest gaming conventions in Ireland, Q-Con, in June each year while the Mountaineering Club has produced three Everest summiteers including Ireland's first, Dawson Stelfox. One of the most successful sporting clubs is the Queen's Boat Club while the Gaelic Football team has won several trophies.

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