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Rank: 200 (The Complete University Guide)

Location: Main Site

Website: http://www.york.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2020/09/01

Duration: -

Intl fees: £18240


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200

The Complete University Guide
21

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Description

The LLM in Law is a new programme that enables you to develop a personal programme of study and further your interests in areas of law from across our LLM programmes. Your programme will be underpinned by two core modules: on law and legal systems, and on research skills for dissertation writing. You will add your choice of modules from our LLM Art Law, LLM in International Corporate and Commercial Law, LLM in Legal and Political Theory, and LLM in International Human Rights Law and Practice. You will complete the programme with a supervised dissertation on a topic inspired by one or more of your chosen modules. Overall, therefore, you can tailor your own programme of study, to prepare yourself for further academic study or for a range of legal careers including progression to the next stage of professional qualification, or for a wide range of other employment opportunities. At the same time, you can enjoy the benefits of world-class research-led teaching, problem-based learning, and learning law in context.

Requirements

Entry requirements

https://www.york.ac.uk/law/postgraduate/llmprogrammes/llm-law/#tab-6

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5 (6.0 in each)


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

About this university

International students

York is home to international students from around the world and its website contains specific information for each country about requirements to study there. There is a special international student support department that offer everything from immigration advice services to student orientation programs on arrival in the UK. The orientation program, called Welcome Week, is a free program of talks and activities to help international students understand life at York and the British culture. There is also an International Students Association (ISA) to get involved with and English language support programs for those who don't speak English or wish to learn more. The ISA is a part of the YUSU and is one of the largest organisations on campus with some 2000 members. It hosts around 100 events each year with the aim of promoting cultural exchange. Student life outside the classroom revolves around the University of York Student Union or YUSU. It operates a licensed venue called The Courtyard as well as representing students through a number of committees and its council. The union operates a TV station, radio station and a student newspaper as well as a magazine and its own cinema, showing around 30 films each term. The university has over 60 sports teams participating in the British Universities and Colleges Sport league as well as the annual Roses Tournament against Lancaster University, the largest inter-university tournament in Europe. It commemorates the Civil War known as the War of the Roses. In the arts, the Music Society and the Drama Society are two of the largest groups on campus and work together to stage an annual musical. There are also a number of specialist art groups including the ComedySoc an FUSION, dedicated to urban music and raising money for charity. All take part in York Carnival, an annual celebration of music and arts in York that now sees crowds in excess of 5000.

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