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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 →

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 →

The LLM Resume – Crafting a Strong CV for Master of Laws Applications

As part of your LL.M. application, some law schools will ask you for or give you the opportunity to submit a resume (or curriculum vitae, cv). While the LL.M. resume is often not as challenging to craft as its more important cousin, the LL.M. Personal Statement, you should not underestimate its importance or the pitfalls it can present. Although there is no one universal approach to drafting a resume, certain…read more →

Guardian League Table 2017 – UK Law School Ranking

Last month, the Guardian has released its latest ranking of UK law schools. The influential “University Guide: Guardian League Table for Law” is now available in its 2017 edition. As usual, this law school ranking still relies on student satisfaction with teaching and feedback; student to staff ratio; spend per student; average student entry tariff; career after six months; and a ‘value added score’ to determine each institution’s placement. As we…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 →

LLM Application Deadlines for 2016-2017

Check out our overview of some of the most popular U.S. and U.K. law schools’ LL.M. application deadlines for the 2016-2017 academic year. Of course, please keep in mind that law schools may change their LL.M. application deadlines. Thus, it is vital to verify each deadline with the university or universities to which you intend to apply. Good luck with your applications!

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 →

Summer Update: Announcing New LLM Programs

During these warm months, it seems apt that LL.M. program offerings are also heating up.  There are a number of new programs being announced which should further sizzle the exciting LL.M. possibilities on offer. First up, is Oxford’s new MSc in Taxation.  This is a two-year part-time program covering issues on national, European, international and comparative taxation, and tax policy. The program will begin in 2016. The MSc in Taxation…read more →

Queen Mary Extends LLM Application Deadline

Good news for all those last minute applicants that are interested in pursuing their LL.M. studies in London. Queen Mary, University of London School of Law reports that they have extended their LL.M. application deadline: Application Deadline Due to the addition of new LLM programmes and modules we are able to extend the closing date until Friday 28 August 2015. You should ONLY apply at this late stage if you can submit…read more →

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