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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 11.4k / Year
  • Foreign: $ 18.1k / Year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English

    The Master of Laws (LLM Law) course allows students to choose from a wide range of international and English law specialist subjects, including aspects of commercial and international trade law, intellectual property, and international human rights.

    This enables graduates to fill the increasing demand for expertise in these areas and to produce their own 'bespoke' degree to suit their career needs. Further, because many of the modules have an international dimension, the LLM law course has proven to be of great interest to overseas candidates.

    "Apart from the brilliant atmosphere and understanding lecturers, I enjoyed the diversity of knowledge, experience and backgrounds of the lecturers as well as students, coming from all over the world. Brunel was a breath of fresh air and I was mesmerised by the interesting and passionate way of teaching…I could think of no better place than Brunel to pursue my PhD" — Playne Kesi, Masters of Law graduate and PhD student

    Aims

    Students receive a thorough grounding in the legal concepts and principles operating in the areas of law chosen. They are given the opportunity to gain an understanding of areas of social and criminal justice policy where relevant and are introduced to areas of controversy in their selected areas of law and socio-legal studies.

    The Brunel Law School’s Masters of Law programme is designed to flexible enabling students to either broaden their proficiency in a range of areas or gain in-depth specialist knowledge of a particular subject of interest.

    Term I

    • EU Competition Law
    • International Criminal Law
    • Comparative Criminal Justice
    • Minority and Indigenous Rights
    • Corporate Insolvency Law
    • Corporate Law I
    • Corporate Law II
    • Disability and Human Rights
    • Philosophical Foundations of Intellectual Property
    • International Patents Practice and Management
    • International Trade Law
    • Internet Law I -Substantive Legal Issues
    • Media Law and Regulation
    • Law and Medical Ethics
    • Patents and Industrial Design
    • Principles of International Commercial Arbitration
    • Principles of Tax Law
    • Privacy and Data Protection
    • Public International Law
    • Theory and Practice of the European Convention on Human Rights
    • Theory of International Financial Regulation
    • UN Human Rights Regime
    • World Trade Organisation (WTO) Law

    Term II

    • International Environmental Law
    • International Commercial Litigation
    • International Criminal Justice
    • Counter-terrorism and Human Rights
    • Islamic Financial Laws and Islamic Banking Regulations
    • American and the African System of Human Rights
    • UK Copyright and Trade Marks
    • Digital Copyright
    • Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility
    • EU and International Intellectual Property Law
    • International Human Rights and Islamic Law
    • International Investment Law
    • International Labour Law I
    • International Labour Law II
    • International Trade Mark Practice and Management
    • Internet Law II - Resolving Internet-related Legal Issues and Disputes
    • Practice of International Financial Regulation
    • Practice of International Commercial Arbitration
    • Taxation of Business Enterprises
    • Theory and Practice of International Human Rights
    • World Trade Organisation (WTO) and Human Rights

    Students studying the part-time route will be able to take modules in either year 1 or 2


    UK requirements for international applications

    Universities in the United Kingdom use a centralized system of undergraduate application: University and College Admissions Service (UCAS). It is used by both domestic and international students. Students have to register on the UCAS website before applying to the university. They will find all the necessary information about the application process on this website. Some graduate courses also require registration on this website, but in most cases students have to apply directly to the university. Some universities also accept undergraduate application through Common App (the information about it could be found on universities' websites).

    Both undergraduate and graduate students may receive three types of responses from the university. The first one, “unconditional offer” means that you already reached all requirements and may be admitted to the university. The second one, “conditional offer” makes your admission possible if you fulfill some criteria – for example, have good grades on final exams. The third one, “unsuccessful application” means that you, unfortunately, could not be admitted to the university of you choice.

    All universities require personal statement, which should include the reasons to study in the UK and the information about personal and professional goals of the student and a transcript, which includes grades received in high school or in the previous university.


    Program requirements

    A UK first or second class Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in Law. Other related disciplines and qualifications will be considered and in such cases assessed on an individual basis by the Postgraduate Director and an interview may be required. English Language RequirementsIELTS: 6.5 (min 6 in all areas)Pearson: 58 (51 in all subscores)BrunELT: 65% (min 60% in all areas) English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6.5 TOEFL paper-based test score : 580 TOEFL iBT® test: 92 IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. The IELTS test is most widely accepted by universities and is also accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK- learn more.

    The Brunel International Scholarship Programme is an annual award run by the Brunel International office that is open to all international students. Its goal is to provide financial support to exceptional students. Scholarship holders will go on to represent Brunel as ambassadors throughout their time at the University.

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