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Law, LL.M.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Limerick, Ireland
If you enjoyed researching and writing your final year project / graduate thesis or your MA dissertation, then you might enjoy carrying out a more in-depth piece of research at MA (by research) or PhD level.The Law program is offered at University of Limerick.

Overview

Program Details

FAHSS research students are part of a lively community; every student has his/her own research space with individual PC and desk;

Funding is available to research students annually to take part in international conferences and carry out fieldwork/archival visits in Ireland and overseas;

Research degrees develop a wide range of skills which are valued by employers (for example, excellent communication skills (written and oral), and critical/analytical skills);

University of Limerick PhD and MA graduates in Law are employed in a wide range of sectors: education, media and publishing, research and consultancy, civil and public service, business, non-governmental sector, creative arts and media, and politics and local government.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Law of International Trade Organisations
  • Law of International Business Associations
  • Comparative International Protection of Human Rights Law
  • International Business Transactions
  • Criminal Justice Processes and Sentencing
  • Law of the European Convention of Human Rights
  • Penology and Victimology
  • Regulatory Crime
  • Contemporary Challenges in Medical Law and Ethics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applications for EU students are accepted on a rolling basis

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • Applicants will normally be expected to hold an Honours degree (minimum 2.1) or equivalent in a discipline appropriate to their area of proposed research.
  • Entry points may differ for applicants with postgraduate qualifications. Please contact the Course Director for further information.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12510 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12510 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5741 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5741 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Limerick

  • 850 - 1150 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Applying for a ScholarshipInformation on the application process will be available shortly. The value of each scholarship is €2,000. The successful candidates will receive the scholarship in the form of a reduced fee. The Scholarships will be allocated by the faculties on the basis of financial need and personal statement from the applicants.

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