Qualifying Law Degree

This course places the study of law in a historical, social and comparative context. You will develop advanced skills in legal writing, oral presentation and critical reasoning. The course emphasises the importance of an academic and intellectually challenging approach to the study of law, and of its institutions and processes.

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Degree

LLM (Hons) Qualifying Law Degree

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Start Dates

October

Degree Overview

This course places the study of law in a historical, social and comparative context. You will develop advanced skills in legal writing, oral presentation and critical reasoning. The course emphasises the importance of an academic and intellectually challenging approach to the study of law, and of its institutions and processes.

The LLM Qualifying Law Degree puts the study of law within the wider socio-economic and political framework, giving you a social-political grounding in the law.

Birkbeck is a leading international centre for world-class legal teaching, research and scholarship. You will be taught by field-leading academic staff, alongside experienced solicitors, barristers and judges from across the legal sector.

Career development and skills enhancement are a key part of studying this course. You will have access to a huge range of careers support including Birkbeck’s careers service.

You will have opportunities to network with real-world legal professionals through our Mentoring Programme, Legal Practice Conversations, Legal Professionals Insight Evening and Careers Fair, and open days are held exclusively for Birkbeck students.

You will be able to put your teaching into practice with the University of London Refugee Law Clinic. You can join our Law Society, highly successful Mooting team, or the Birkbeck Law Review.

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  • You may incur additional costs in the course of your education at the university over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, stationary and additional resources.

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