The University of Cambridge


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Rank: 1 (The Complete University Guide)

Location: Cambridge University


Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2021/10/01

Duration: 12 months

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University of Cambridge has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

From options offered by the faculty, candidates choose any 4 subjects, except in cases where constraints of the timetable limit this choice; each year certain papers are designated as papers in international law, commercial law, European law; subjects offered might vary and in recent years have included: the law of restitution; competition law; European community trade law; settlement of international disputes; history of English civil and criminal law; the law of world trade organisation (WTO); in addition to the course fee, students may have to pay a college fee and a university composition fee.


Entry requirements

Normally a 1st Class degree in law from a UK university; or the equivalent from an overseas institution; for overseas students this typically means they will have placed in the top 5-10 per cent of their class. IELTS score of 7.5.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 7.0

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

About this university

International students

Some 11% of students attending Cambridge come from outside the UK and there are more than 60 countries normally represented. The International Student Team are found within the Student Operations of the Academic Division and are available to help international students with all aspects of their time at Cambridge. They are available to assist students with manners such as visas and other legal paperwork, international funding programs as well as helping them adjust when they arrive at the university. The Cambridge University Students Union (CUSU) is the department responsible for the organisation and monitoring of life outside the classroom and all students are automatically members when arriving at Cambridge. One of the centrepieces of student life at Cambridge are the formal dinners that take place in Formal Hall during term while May Balls are held after exam period in May. Student run societies exist across a wide spectrum of interests and there are some 750 registered with the CUSU. The Cambridge Union Society is focused on debating and public speaking and is the oldest free speech society in the world. The comedy club, Footlights, is known for producing famous show business personalities. There are also newspaper and radio projects. Of the many sports on offer at the university, one of the most famous is rowing, with the notable races each year including the Boat Race against Oxford. Other sports range from cricket and rugby to chess. The University of Cambridge Sports Centre opened in 2013 and is the dedicated sports arena for the university.

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