Legal Practice Top-up LLM

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Location
Start Date
Duration
1 Year
Location
Waterside
Start Date
January

Overview Updated 19/11/2018

The course provide the means for students to gain an intellectually advanced knowledge and understanding of aspects of law relevant to an international criminal and business environment of contemporary academic and social concern, through the completion of Research Methods and Dissertation modules.

Course

Highlights

  • Top up your qualification to a complete LLM degree.

Additional

Information

Schedule

This course is studied part-time giving you control over where and when you choose to. Please note that part-time study is only available to Home students.

Course Details

Studying the LLM in Legal Practice will give you the opportunity to investigate an area of particular interest in detail when you produce your dissertation. You will be supported by experienced lecturers who use a range of innovative teaching methods, which will enhance your overall studies.

Formal course assessment is centred on two research proposals, and the submission of a dissertation. In addition, you may be informally assessed in a number of different ways, including through individual presentations.

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Open Days

Discover More

Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

Careers

Career Opportunities

Graduates from the LLM in Legal Practice already have the necessary legal qualifications to work in the legal sector in the UK, and most have used the degree as a way to enhance their existing careers, whilst others have gone on to further study at Doctoral level.

As a part time student, you will study one 20-credit research methods module in the first trimester, and a 60-credit, 15,000 word dissertation over the following two trimesters.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

 

Entry Requirements

If you are considering applying for the LLM in Legal Practice you may be exempt from 100 credits of taught modules if you have either:

For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

English Language Requirements

All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

  • Minimum standard – IELTS 7.0 (or equivalent)
    for study at postgraduate level.

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

Course Content

  • Research Methods (20 Credits)
    Module code: LAWM036
    Core Module Y
  • Dissertation (60 Credits)
    Module code: LAWM020
    Core Module Y

Research

We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

Business and Enterprise

We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

Fees & Funding

19/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Part Time: £3,240 (80 credits)

Distance Learning: £2,880 (80 Credits)

Please note that this course is not eligible for Postgraduate Loan funding. See our scholarships page for more information on the funding that may be available to you at the University of Northampton.

18/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Part Time: £3,180 (80 credits)

Distance Learning: £2,820 (80 Credits)

Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

Please note that this course is not eligible for Postgraduate Loan funding. See our scholarships page for more information on the funding that may be available to you at the University of Northampton.

Scholarships

EU and International Scholarships

TD Lewis Scholarship

The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

The Chancellor's Fund

The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…


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Updated 19/11/2018

  • The course provide the means for students to gain an intellectually advanced knowledge and understanding of aspects of law relevant to an international criminal and business environment of contemporary academic and social concern, through the completion of Research Methods and Dissertation modules.

    Course

    Highlights

    • Top up your qualification to a complete LLM degree.
  • Studying the LLM in Legal Practice will give you the opportunity to investigate an area of particular interest in detail when you produce your dissertation. You will be supported by experienced lecturers who use a range of innovative teaching methods, which will enhance your overall studies.

    Formal course assessment is centred on two research proposals, and the submission of a dissertation. In addition, you may be informally assessed in a number of different ways, including through individual presentations.

    Read more

    Additional

    Information

    Schedule

    This course is studied part-time giving you control over where and when you choose to. Please note that part-time study is only available to Home students.

    • Discover More

      Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

      Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

      To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

    • Career Opportunities

      Graduates from the LLM in Legal Practice already have the necessary legal qualifications to work in the legal sector in the UK, and most have used the degree as a way to enhance their existing careers, whilst others have gone on to further study at Doctoral level.

      As a part time student, you will study one 20-credit research methods module in the first trimester, and a 60-credit, 15,000 word dissertation over the following two trimesters.

  • If you are considering applying for the LLM in Legal Practice you may be exempt from 100 credits of taught modules if you have either:

    For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

    English Language Requirements

    All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

    • Minimum standard – IELTS 7.0 (or equivalent)
      for study at postgraduate level.

    For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    • Research Methods (20 Credits)
      Module code: LAWM036
      Core Module Y
    • Dissertation (60 Credits)
      Module code: LAWM020
      Core Module Y
    • We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

      Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

    • We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

      Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

  • 19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Part Time: £3,240 (80 credits)

    Distance Learning: £2,880 (80 Credits)

    Please note that this course is not eligible for Postgraduate Loan funding. See our scholarships page for more information on the funding that may be available to you at the University of Northampton.

    18/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Part Time: £3,180 (80 credits)

    Distance Learning: £2,820 (80 Credits)

    Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

    Please note that this course is not eligible for Postgraduate Loan funding. See our scholarships page for more information on the funding that may be available to you at the University of Northampton.

    Scholarships

    EU and International Scholarships

    TD Lewis Scholarship

    The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

    The Chancellor's Fund

    The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

*Course data provided by Unistats

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour