In Legal Practice (Top-Up) LLM

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In Legal Practice (Top-Up) LLM

This course is aimed primarily at students from Trinidad and Tobago

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.

You must have completed your Legal Practice Course (LPC) at DMU to be eligible for this course. Enquiries are welcome from UK and EU students who have also completed their Legal Practice Course (LPC) at DMU.

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

This course is available only for international students

Admission requirements

Entry criteria

You must have completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (LPC) at DMU to be eligible for this course.

Enquiries are welcome from UK and EU students who have also completed their Legal Practice Course (LPC) at DMU. Please contact Nick Johnson for more information.

English Language requirements

If English is not your first language, an IELTS score of 6.5 (including a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent is normally required.

English language tuition is available at DMU both before and during the course, if required.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Module 1 - Research methods

To demonstrate your ability to acquire a critical awareness of research methodologies and to appreciate the strengths and weaknesses of various research strategies

Module 2 - Dissertation

You must also undertake a dissertation, providing an invaluable opportunity to work in depth on a particular aspect of interest. You will need to apply and enhance technical knowledge and critical awareness in a subject of your choice

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Program delivery

The flexible distance learning approach is ideal if you are managing other commitments

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.

This is a distance learning programme and the overriding student-learning experience is guided self-study. Guidance is received from academic staff via the programme materials which are designed for self-study, telephone, Skype and e-mail communication.

Tuition

International students: £1,250 per year.

Career paths

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

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De Montfort University

De Montfort University (DMU) in England welcome hundreds of European students every year for one of our 300 courses at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate level. We have approx. 25,000 students studying in our 4 faculties; Business & Law; Health &...


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Why study at De Montfort University

  • Ranked 20th for Graduate Prospects (The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020)
  • In the top 10% of institutions overall recognised by the Times Higher Education’s Impact Rankings 2020
  • TEF Gold Award in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework – the only government-endorsed measure of teaching quality in higher education.
  • Campus of the Future - DMU has invested £136m in transforming its campus, creating new green space in Leicester and using renewable energy technology. Four of the largest campus buildings generate renewable energy via more than 1,110 solar panels, and a wood biomass boiler cuts out the need to burn fossil fuels.
  • 2030 Climate Action - More than 100 students and staff have taken part in carbon literacy training to understand how choices like transport, clothes, overseas travel and food impact the planet. DMU and the University of Leicester have teamed up with Leicester City Council to deliver the training in city schools. DMU has halved its carbon dioxide emissions since 2005.

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LE1 9BH Leicester
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