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Comparative Law

University of San Diego

LL.M. On Campus
12 months
Duration
1960 USD/credit
1960 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

For over 40 years, the LLM in Comparative Law program at University of San Diego has provided international law school graduates with the opportunity to design a program that specifically suits their academic interests and professional goals.

Overview

The Comparative Law program at University of San Diego offers candidates maximum flexibility in selecting courses from a contemporary and dynamic curriculum, and is ideal for attorneys, judges, professors and other graduates of international law schools. USD was recently recognized as 1 of only 5 universities to receive NAFSA's 2015 Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization. 

The award is given annually to schools that are "making significant, well-planned, well-executed and well-documented progress toward comprehensive internationalization."

Career and Professional Development

The Office of Career and Professional Development works closely with students and alumni to offer career guidance and support for in-school and post-graduate employment. The office also works closely with all types of employers to meet their ever-changing hiring needs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business and Corporate Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Environmental and Energy Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • International Law
  • Taxation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

25 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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

  • Applicants to the program or an alternate LLM program must have the equivalent of a U.S. law degree from an accredited institution outside the United States. 
  • Candidates must have also graduated in the upper half of their law school class or otherwise establish qualifications indicating their ability to complete graduate law work successfully. Applicants to the LLM in Comparative Law program may begin their studies in either the fall or spring semester. 
  • Applicants who do not meet the minimum score requirements should consider additional English study, specifically in the area of legal English skills. One such program to consider is the Intensive Legal English program offered by UCSD-Extension in San Diego.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1960 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1960 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1960 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1960 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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