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American Legal Studies

St. Mary's University

LL.M.
24 months
Duration
980 USD/credit
980 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The LL.M. in American Legal Studies offered by St. Mary's University is a degree for internationally trained lawyers.

Overview

LL.M. IN AMERICAN LEGAL STUDIES

American trained lawyers are not eligible. The American Legal Studies degree offered by St. Mary's University satisfies the U.S. legal education requirement for the LL.M. graduate to sit for the Texas, California or New York Bar exams. Some jurisdictions require additional components, such as pro bono service, and each candidate is responsible for determining those requirements as set by each state.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to the American Legal System
  • Legal English for Foreign Students
  • Legal Writing and Research for LL.M.
  • Civil Procedure
  • Contracts
  • Criminal Law
  • Property
  • Torts
  • Constitutional Law

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

24 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

Admission requirements

  • Apply Online (no fee)
  • Official transcript(s) from all institutions attended. All international transcripts must be recorded in English or officially translated to English. If these documents are written in a language other than English, a certified translation in English must be provided together with the original language records. Any translated record should be a literal and not an interpretive translation. 
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Essay 
  • Financial Guarantee
  • Copy of your passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    980 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 980 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    980 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 980 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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