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New UCL LLM Scholarships

The University College London (UCL), Faculty of Laws has recently announced a number of new scholarships for prospective LLM (Master of Laws) students. More than than ten of these new LLM Scholarships will be available for the 2019-2020 academic year. From the UCL Laws announcement: The scholarships will fall into three categories: UCL Laws – Dean’s Scholarships: at least 6 awards which are designed to make our LLM accessible to UK-domiciled students…read more →

Complete University Guide UK Law School Ranking 2019

Continuing on with our coverage of the latest law school rankings for 2018/2019, we now present the most recent Complete University Guide Ranking (or ‘League Tables’) of the best UK law schools. According to the 2019 Complete University Guide Ranking, these are the Top 10 best law faculties in the United Kingdom (as always, with last year’s ranking in brackets for purposes of comparison): 1. Cambridge (1) 2. Glasgow (5)…read more →

Guardian University League Tables for Law 2019

Spring is traditionally the time when many of the well known university rankings providers publish their latest output. We start today with the Guardian University League Tables for Law 2019. We will provide an overview of other important rankings in future posts. In terms of methodology, the Guardian’s university rankings look at the following performance indicators: Course satisfaction Teaching satisfaction Feedback satisfaction Student/staff ratio Spend per student Average entry tariff…read more →

Find Your LLM Spring Tour 2017

The good folks over at Find Your LLM have recently announced their latest LL.M. Spring Tour, which they organize in conjunction with selected partner universities/law schools. From the announcement: This event is open to legal professionals as well as students. Obtaining an LL.M. degree is also the gateway towards a promotion within your current enterprise or firm, as well as better prospective earnings. The LL.M. Spring Tour is an incredible…read more →

Complete University Guide 2017 – UK Law School Ranking

The Complete University Guide’s 2017 League Table for Law has recently been published. As usual, the ranking’s methodology is based on a mix of entry standards, student satisfaction, research quality, output, and prospects for each law schools’ graduate on the job market. According to the latest 2017 Complete University Guide Law League Table/Ranking, these are the United Kingdom’s top 10 best law schools (the results from last year’s ranking are in brackets):…read more →

The LLM in International Commercial Law

The University of Warwick School of Law has recently announced the launch of its new LL.M. program in International Commercial Law (starting in October 2017). Warwick joins the growing number of UK, US, and international law schools that expand their postgraduate offerings that blend the corporate and commercial area with international or cross-border aspects. This trend is not surprising given that the demand for specialized LL.M. programs in these fields…read more →

HEC Paris and Georgetown Offer Dual MBA/LLM Degree

Although it is increasingly common for universities to work together and enter strategic partnerships – often on  a cross-border basis – this recent announcement of a new partnership between HEC Paris and Georgetown is particularly interesting: Beginning in 2016, HEC Paris and Georgetown University Law Center will offer two new dual-degree programs. The Master of Business Administration/Master of Laws (MBA/LL.M.) and the Grande Ecole Master in Management/Master of Laws (MiM/LL.M.)…read more →

Complete University Guide 2016 – UK Law School Ranking

One of the most highly watched UK law school rankings, The Complete University Guide’s 2016 League Table for Law has recently been published. Like in previous years, the ranking’s methodology is based on a mix of entry standards, student satisfaction, research quality, output, and prospects for each law schools’ graduate on the job market. According to the latest 2016 Complete University Guide Law League Table/Ranking, these are the United Kingdom’s top 10…read more →

LLM in Sustainable Development

This post comes to us from the University of Milan, Faculty of Law The University degli Studi of Milan is offering, for the first time this year, a two-year LL.M. program  in the field of sustainable development. All courses will be taught in English. This unique program, rather than focus on only one aspect of sustainability, takes into consideration the three dimensions of holistic sustainability: economic, social, and environmental development….read more →

Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 Results: Law

For UK universities, last month was marked by a major event: The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 results were finally published on December 18, 2014. The REF is the UK government’s system for assessing the quality of research in higher education institutions in the United Kingdom. The REF is important for several reasons. First, it provides accountability for public investment in research and demonstrates the benefits of that investment. Second, the…read more →

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