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  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    Strand Campus

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21, 17-JAN-22

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Overview

The King's College London & International Bar Association Executive LLM is a two-year part-time distance learning advanced Master of Laws course for ambitious commercial, in-house or regulatory lawyers, keen to build on their achievements and develop their careers. The Executive LLM offers a range of unique course content designed to equip talented lawyers with advanced legal, commercial and policy knowledge as well as sectoral expertise. As a professional student, you will also develop complementary skills that will make you a more rounded, more accomplished, and more successful lawyer. The two-year, part-time course blends online modules with five London-based immersive weekends to build your commercial knowledge, deepen your specialist expertise and broaden your international professional network.

Course detail

This two-year, part-time course blends online modules with five London-based immersive weekends (two in the first year and three in the second) to broaden your legal, commercial and policy knowledge, deepen your specialist expertise and grow your international professional network. The immersive weekends provide a unique opportunity to work in small teams to tackle cutting edge legal challenges under the guidance of expert academics and practitioners. Our Executive LLM is a two-year advanced Master of Laws course for ambitious commercial, in-house or regulatory lawyers, keen to build on their achievements and develop their careers while continuing to work at the same time.

Teaching and assessment

Students are required to complete 120 credits of taught modules for the Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip), and an additional 60-credit dissertation if they wish to complete the Master of Laws (LLM). The majority of modules are assessed in their entirety by written exams. A minority of modules are assessed by coursework and/or participation (where student interaction is essential).

Career prospects

The course is designed to help participants to take their career to the next level, both in terms of their knowledge, their ability to see problems from others’ perspectives and by helping them to build their network. In the words of Dr Mark Ellis, Executive Director of the International Bar Association, this course is designed to bring together the brightest lawyers in law firms, in-house and in regulators and competition authorities throughout the world. This course is going to be extremely important to them, they “…are looking for career advancement, and network, and to increase their knowledge. It is a perfect marriage."

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University information

King's College London, University of London

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    King's College London, University of London, Strand, Westminster, WC2R 2LS, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 103 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    215 98%

    3rd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    87 87%

    11th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    55th

    32

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