Law (General) LLMCity Centre Campus
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Rank: 32 (UKEAS)
Location: City Centre Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2020/10/01
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £17650
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The University of Liverpool evaluation:
14.4 : 1
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University of Liverpool has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
On this programme, you will graduate with a Masters, Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate in Law with no named specialism, allowing you to mix different subjects without restriction, according to your interests.You should normally hold a minimum of a 2:1 Honours Degree in Law (BA or LLB) or in a relevant field of study.Why the School of Law?Long history of legal educationWe combine over a hundred years' teaching experience with modern approaches to learning. Alumni include judges of the House of Lords, Court of Appeal, High Court and County Court, members of Parliament and legal practitioners, as well as accountants, social workers and bankers, who continue to make an important contribution to the learning experience and career prospects of our students. The first female High Court judge in the country was a Liverpool Law graduate.Developing professionalismOur students have the opportunity to develop their professional skills through the activities of the School's Pro-bono Law Clinic. The Clinic is operated by the Law School in association with members of the local legal community and enables students to enjoy the professional experience of dispensing legal advice to real clients, under the guidance and supervision of Law School staff and practising members of the profession.MentoringWe also offer a Law School Mentoring Scheme, whereby students are assigned to a local barrister or solicitor who will act as their mentor. The mentor will provide careers advice and assistance to their mentees on a personal and individual basis. This is in addition to the wider careers advisory programme run by the Law School and the University.Leading expertsAcademic staff are leading experts in their fields and research feeds into teaching at a postgraduate level, keeping students informed of the latest developments.Supportive environmentPastoral care is very important in the School, and it aims to provide a supportive environment in which students can flourish.
2.1 Class Honours BA or LLB law degree or overseas equivalent; applicants who have marginally missed the benchmark indicated are considered on a discretionary basis.
IELTS: 6.5 (no band lower than 6.0)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for The University of Liverpool.
About this university
The International Support Team is on hand to help students travelling to Liverpool from outside the UK. They can help with matters such as visas and immigration advice, organising Welcome Week and its relevant details as well as presentations and workshops to help integrate with the new community. Further practical advice comes from living and working in the area as well as financial assistance and even improving English, if this isnâ€™t a studentâ€™s first language. The Guild of Students is responsible for arranging the 190 clubs and societies available to students outside the classroom. These cover areas such as volunteering, the arts and sports. There are also plenty of opportunities to try something new and experiment with something different as well as practical, hands on societies to try a practical activity. Sports are very important at the university and many of its teams are in the higher tier of university sports. Sport Liverpool is the current heading of the sports clubs and groups and cover nearly 50 different types from cricket and football to windsurfing and lacrosse. Most compete for both men and women. There are also support services available to students as well as student health assistance and plenty of learning resources to assist with studies.