LLM stands for Master of Laws and is a master's degree, pursued by graduates with bachelor's degree in law and interested in a professional degree for admission into legal practice. LLM or Master of Laws is usually a specialized course "taught" that includes lectures, exams and a dissertation and lasts from one up to two years full-time. The diploma may be awarded by boys and girls after passing an examination. Students, women and men can decide to attend one of these master's degrees by public or private universities to award a professional practice and become lawyer, jurist, judge, expert in criminal, family, financial or corporate law. Some specializations of LLM can bring to legal profiles like federal prosecutors, federal defenders or private defense counselors.
The International Commercial Law LLM balances the best of a rigorous, traditional legal education with a contemporary perspective.
The Corporate Finance Law LLM offers an enhanced qualification for professionals working, or planning to work, in a technically demanding and dynamic global industry.
The Entertainment Law LLM combines academic analysis with the commercial practice elements of entertainment law. Entertainment is one area which we can all associate with in some shape or form, and the interaction of this exciting subject with the law produces an interesting and eclectic mix.
The International and Commercial Dispute Resolution Law LLM is intended for anyone wishing to demonstrate a commitment to contentious law in international and commercial legal contexts.
The International Law LLM provides an innovative focus on contemporary legal and political issues in the international community. It takes an interdisciplinary approach to international law, exploring both social science and legal perspectives.
This LLM opens up access to a range of occupations that require specialist expertise. It equips you with the intellectual tools to practise international commercial law, or work for relevant government departments, regulators and international organisations in a policymaking or advisory capacity
The LLM in European Law offers students the opportunity to gain a detailed knowledge of EU law in a range of fields. These include constitutional law, the law relating to the single market, competition law, environmental law, employment law, the law on migration, and human rights law.
This Masters in Law course will enable lawyers to master a new discipline and to consider financial and economic dilemmas, and allow economists to comprehend the rationale for regulation and how to think like a lawyer.
This LLM enables you to examine human rights protection at the national, regional and international levels. It is particularly suited to those who currently work in, or hope to work in international and non-governmental organisations, international law firms and foreign affairs departments.
This specialisation stimulates a critical awareness of the operation of international environmental law and policy, and features a particular focus on topics that are perceived to be controversial or in a state of evolution
The LLM in Islamic Law allows students to study Islamic law and its application in a broad range of legal areas, including finance and human rights, as well as its relationship to society in the Middle East and North Africa.
The LLM in Tax Law is highly regarded by firms looking for tax specialists. The programme will enable you to proceed to the Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) examinations, without the preliminary stage of the Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) examinations.
The LLM in Commercial and Corporate Law covers a broad range of commercially focussed modules that draw on the wealth of commercial expertise across the School of Law.
The LLM programme is a single subject law programme that may be taken over a period of one year (full-time), or part-time over a period of two, three or four years. Every student will be required to take courses equivalent to four full units.
The LLM in Intellectual Property Law programme allows you to study introductory and advanced intellectual property (IP) and technology law and to scrutinise the policies affecting intellectual property and technology law under the guidance of leading scholars in the field
The LLM in International and Comparative Commercial Law allows students to learn about commercial law and its application in the globalised world.
This specialisation allows international law and international relations to inform each other. It covers the general methods, scope and theories of international law, international humanitarian law and international relations.
The Kent LLM (and associated Diploma programme) allows you to broaden and deepen your knowledge and understanding of law by specialising in one or more different areas.
The LLM in Environmental Law is an interdisciplinary programme, encompassing legal, political and human rights issues of environmental protection, whilst drawing on expertise from colleagues in other Queen Mary departments, including geography, human rights and physics.
It is designed to give you maximum flexibility in your choice of modules and dissertation topic. The programme allows you to follow a variety of interests (and take modules simply because you will enjoy them) or to select a range of modules designed with a specific career aspiration in mind.