Legal Research

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Local:$ 2.07 k / Year(s) Foreign:$ 16.4 k / Year(s)  
75 place StudyQA ranking:4898 Duration:24 months

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The unique LLM in Legal Research gives you the crucial research and analytical skills that are in demand today - whether your ambitions focus on working in academia or in a commercial law firm.

If you have a Bachelor's in law, a curious and analytical mind, and a desire to dig deep into complex legal issues, you'll find the LLM Legal Research to be a programme of unparalleled quality, opportunity, and relevance. Facilitated by Utrecht's Law Faculty- renowned throughout Europe for prolific and excellent legal research- this 2-year prestige Master's gives you the time and support to lay a solid foundation for an academic, commercial, PhD or public policy career. A maximum of 25 participants begin the LLM Legal Research each year. Challenging courses in research methodologies, academic writing, and the dynamics of law in the EU and international context prepare you to take on a variety of research projects, deepening your research skills and knowledge in your preferred legal field. Working with your professors you gain an academic network as well, helpful for future PhD research. 'The LLM has given me the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge of my favourite field of law, while developing research skills and being surrounded by great professors. As icing on the cake, my Master Thesis is the foundation of my PhD research. What more do you want?' - Irene Aronstein, alumna

Types of teaching (in year 1):

  • theory: 15%
  • practice: 20%
  • self study: 65%

Programme internationalization:

  • Studying abroad is optional.
  • The percentage of foreign students: 0%
  • The percentage of foreign teachers: 5%
  • The percentage of teachers abroad: 5%

This programme has a workload of 120 ECTS.

Assessment interview Grade average Language test Written request Additional language requirements:Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English: B1Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English: C1IELTS overall band: 7IELTS writing: 6.5TOEFL internet based: 100 English Language Requirements IELTS band: 7 CAE score: (read more) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever. 75 (Grade B) TOEFL paper-based test score : 580 TOEFL iBT® test: 100

Scholarships / Grants:

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Accreditation

Accredited by: NVAO in: The Netherlands

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