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School of Law
University of Nottingham
School of Law|
University of Nottingham, University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England
|Tel. No.||+44 (0)115 951 5732|
|Fax No.||+44 (0)115 951 5696|
|LLM/MPhil/PhD Courses email@example.com|
|Course titles|| LLM International Law |
LLM European Law
LLM Public Law
LLM International Commercial Law
LLM Maritime Law
LLM Human Rights Law
LLM Criminal Justice
LLM Environmental Law
LLM International Criminal Justice and Armed Conflict
LLM International Law and Development
LLM (Master of Laws)
MA Socio-legal and Criminological Research
MSc Law and Environmental Science
|Type of course||Research and Masters Courses - full-time and part-time.|
|Length of course||LLM degrees - 1 year full-time.|
|Date of Commencement||September each year|
|Some bursaries/studentships are available for postgraduate courses|
|Admission requirements||Taught LLM degrees are open to students who hold a degree in Law or a related discipline (e.g. International Relations), normally with a first or second-class honours standard or their equivalent. Candidates whose mother tongue is not English will be required to show proficiency in English by passing a recognised English language test, such as the British Council IELTS test|
The courses offered by the School of Law are for one academic year (two or four years part-time).
Students should have a good honours degree in law or a related discipline, or its equivalent. Students take four courses, or an equivalent combination of full and half courses, from the following list:
Teaching is by seminar, mostly by lecturers in the School of Law. Some seminars are conducted by visiting academics and by officials from government departments or international organisations.
Assessment is conducted by one of various schemes: either a combination of assessed essays and examination; or by means of assessed essays or examination only. Candidates are then required to write a 45 page dissertation in their selected area of specialism.
The School of Law at the University of Nottingham is consistently ranked amongst the leading law schools in the United Kingdom and is considered to be a leading centre of legal research and teaching in the world. Rated as Internationally Outstanding (Grade 5A, on a scale of 15*) for research and as Excellent for teaching, the School offers the opportunity to specialise in your chosen area of law in a stimulating and challenging environment.
Postgraduate students are central to our learning community and make a rich contribution to the academic life and culture of the School. Our taught masters programmes are designed exclusively for postgraduate students and are characterised by a commitment to seminars and other small group sessions. We believe that active engagement in exploring and exchanging ideas is fundamental to your intellectual development. You will work with talented peers from diverse academic, professional and cultural backgrounds and interact closely with academic staff.
School of Law students have access to state of the art computing facilities, including the Baker & McKenzie Resource Room, a recently refurbished computer suite to which only School of Law students have access.
The Hallward Library houses the Law Collection of approximately 60,000 books, law reports series, journals, pamphlets and microfilms. Students have unlimited access to extensive collections of primary and secondary legal materials via a wide range of electronic sources. The library is open long hours every day of the week and students have access to a knowledgeable staff and a dedicated law librarian.
Every year, the School launches its JC Smith visiting fellow scheme, where leading academics from other law schools visit the department and address both staff and students. The annual law staff seminar series welcomes a range of speakers from other universities to the School and a number of exciting events are arranged throughout the year, such as film series, social events, Human Rights Law Centre internships to mention but a few.
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