An LLM degree is a Taught Masters in Law. The programme takes one year (full-time) or two years (part-time) and involves the study of four specialist modules and a dissertation. Applicants must have a good undergraduate degree in Law.
The University offers a number of country-specific scholarships to postgraduate students commencing a one-year taught Masters degree.
For 2012-2013 Birmingham Law School will be offering a range of scholarships to applicants for its taught LLM programmes.
up to £5,000 for international students (Non EU)
up to £2,000 for UK/EU students.
Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need. Applicants must already have applied for admission to the LLM degree.
Applicants are required to send a letter of motivation to Mrs Sharon Jones (Law-LLM@bham.ac.uk) addressing the twin requirements of academic merit and financial need.
Application Deadline The closing date for the receipt of Scholarship applications is Friday, June 22, 2012.
Successful applicants will be notified in July 2012. Scholarships are not payable directly to successful applicants but are set off against the University fee invoice for 2012-2013 and will be transferred once successful applicants have paid the balance owed by them to the University.