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General Law

University of Aberdeen

LL.M.
12 months
Duration
19000 GBP/year
10000 GBP/year
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About

Continue your study of law to an advanced level without the limitations of a specialist LLM. General Law at University of Aberdeen offers a wide range of course modules from our other postgraduate degrees so that you’re able to tailor your studies to your own requirements.

Overview

Why study General Law at University of Aberdeen?

There are over 40 nationalities within the School of Law postgraduate community, therefore you will benefit from a programme with a truly international outlook.

Students choose to study Law here because of our reputation for academic excellence, encouraging career prospects and unrivalled student experience. At Aberdeen, you will:

Develop the core knowledge and skills that are vital to the demanding needs of the legal profession, which will provide you with a competitive advantage in the jobs market.

Distinct from other Law Schools, at Aberdeen, we cap our class sizes – which means you’ll benefit from a highly personalized, high contact learning experience and not get lost in the crowd.

Enjoy the facilities of our impressive University Law library and gain online learning support through our Virtual Learning environment.

Be able to select specialist modules from almost all of the University’s LLM courses, giving you the flexibility to choose from many specialist course options.

General Law allows you the flexibility to study many disciplines of interest without the restriction of one specialised degree. Create a bespoke programme tailored by you to meet your personal academic needs and career aspirations.

Develop your critical analysis and independent research skills to enhance your employability against the demanding needs of the legal profession. Featuring carefully chosen course options, you will have the opportunity to study topics such as Oil and Minerals for Good, International Law, The Politics of Human Rights and Criminal Evidence & proof.

The University of Aberdeen attracts a world-class teaching staff who are unrivalled in their breadth of experience. You will have access to first-class teaching from globally respected staff, such as Programme Director Professor Dr Mátyás Bódig who is a founding member of the Centre for Citizenship, Civil Society and Rule of Law at the University of Aberdeen.

Career

Studying General Law will broaden your career opportunities and help you find employment in a variety of careers, including legal, social and welfare sectors as well as business, HR and financial areas.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Critical Legal Thinking and Scholarship 

Optional Courses

  • Principles of Environmental Regulation 
  • Choice of Law for Business 
  • Low Carbon Energy Transition: Nuclear Energy and Carbon Capture and Storage 
  • Corporate Environmental Liability 
  • Criminal Evidence and Proof 
  • The use of Force in International Law 
  • Trade Marks and Brand Development 
  • International Trade and Finance Law 
  • Private International Law of Family Law 
  • International Human Rights Law 
  • Downstream Energy Law 
  • Commercialising Innovation and Law 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
62

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally, a 2.1 honours degree (or equivalent) in Law will be required to be accepted onto this programme. Relevant practical experience in a related field will also be beneficial.
  • You will be required to supply the following documentation with your application as proof you meet the entry requirements of this degree programme. If you have not yet completed your current programme of study, then you can still apply and you can provide your Degree Certificate at a later date.
  • Degree Transcript - a full transcript showing all the subjects you studied and the marks you have achieved in your degree(s) (original & official English translation).
  • Personal Statement.
  • Reference.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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