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  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    Northampton Square

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21, JAN-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course overview

Benefits of this course

You will learn how advocacy works in theory and in practice.

This includes learning about the legal process in England, which is valuable if you have qualifications in another jurisdiction.

You will closely examine how inquiry and dispute resolution procedures within the civil and criminal justice systems can be effectively managed to secure the best possible outcomes.

We offer a skills-based and practice-focused approach to advocacy in a professional legal setting, giving you a unique chance to accelerate your career.

Award

You can select to apply for one of the available exit points for this course.

Master of Laws (LLM)

Who is this course for?

Our programme is designed for you if you have taken the Bar Vocational Studies (BVS), Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) or Legal Practice Course (LPC) or equivalent vocational training to practice at the Bar of England and Wales.

We aim to enhance your understanding of advocacy practice and process in England, with the goal of advancing your career.

You may enrol straight after a law degree, but some experience of legal practice will help your studies.

Career

When you graduate from the Professional Advocacy LLM you will have enhanced skills of advocacy and strong prospects for a career in the field.

You will be able to demonstrate deep understanding of advocacy and a mix of skills that can make an instant impression in the workplace.

Our aim is for you to be well positioned for legal and non-legal careers. This programme can help you develop a career in:

private practice
in-house at law firms
policy and government
non-governmental organisations
non-legal careers such as dispute resolution.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,570per year

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

University information

City, University of London

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, City of London, EC1V 0HB, England

City is one of the most international UK universities. Students are from over 160 countries, creating a diverse, cosmopolitan university community.
City's supportive alumni network stretches across the globe. They help those thinking of moving to London and organise in-country events after graduation.
City's international student advice team give guidance on the application process, answers questions on visa and immigration issues and check visa documents.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    61st out of 104 14

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    136 61%

    35th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    65th

    26
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.57 71%

    101st

    3

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