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LLM in Legal Practice (top-up)

De Montfort University

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  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    Distance Learning/Online Study

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1.3 years

Course summary

Overview

This course is for students from Trinidad and Tobago who want to top-up their LPC to an LLM in Legal Practice. You will undertake a research and a dissertation module. The dissertation should be, where possible, in an area of legal practice relevant to your work during your internship or once you have qualified as an attorney. This course is taught via distance learning, enabling you to study at your own time and pace.

Reasons to study the LLM in Legal Practice (Top-up) at DMU:

Enjoy an online library of useful resources
You will benefit from integrated e-learning, including access to a comprehensive range of online resources
Flexible schedule
The flexible distance learning approach is ideal if you are managing other commitments
Specialise in legal practice
To gain a deeper understanding of the varied forms of legal practice

Teaching and assessment

The teaching of the course mostly takes the form of guided self-study with comprehensive online materials. Guidance is received from academic staff via the programme materials which are designed for self-study, telephone, Skype and e-mail communication.

Assessment in the Research Methods Module is through a research methods essay and a dissertation proposal (1500 words). Assessment in the Dissertation Module is by a 10,000 word dissertation in an area of legal practice.

Graduate careers

This LLM provides an opportunity to examine in more depth the developing profession of legal practice, in all its forms.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 1,250overall cost

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

De Montfort University

  • University League Table

    101st

  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    85th out of 104 26

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    93 42%

    94th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64.0 64%

    76th

    29
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    60th

    25

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