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  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    University of York

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Learn from experienced legal professionals and world-class academics as you immerse yourself in realistic simulations of legal practice.

Intellectually challenging and skills-focused, this course will ensure you are ready to embrace the challenges of an international career in law. You'll be challenged to identify client interests, analyse legal issues, research relevant law and procedure and develop solutions.

We teach in small groups using our groundbreaking Problem Based Learning methodology to develop your personal, professional and legal skills.

You'll graduate with a unique combination of insight into how professional legal practice works. These legal and interpersonal skills and values will enable you to perform at the highest levels and in firms of all types. The JD (Juris Doctor) is recognised across the globe as an entry-level qualification into legal practice. Subject to any local requirements, completing this course could be a steppingstone to sitting Bar exams in jurisdictions as diverse as the USA, Australia and Hong Kong.

Careers and skills

The LLM Law (Juris Doctor) is a key steppingstone to legal practice in jurisdictions across the globe. As an internationally recognised qualification with an emphasis on combining functioning legal knowledge and a strong base of practice skills, it provides a clear pathway into the law and legal services sector and corporate/commercial practice.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 18,350per year

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

University information

University of York

  • University League Table

    22nd

  • Campus address

    University of York, Heslington, York, York, YO10 5DD, England

Inspiring teaching delivered by leading academics, integrated with award-winning employability programmes, equips students for the international labour market.
A diverse campus community of students from over 150 countries that offers a lifelong global alumni network.
Specialist international student support includes orientation, immigration advice, Language Skills Centres, and International Pathway College programmes.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 103 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    168 76%

    16th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    81 81%

    37th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    27th

    12

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