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A Master of Laws (LLM) is a postgraduate degree designed to enhance your academic legal knowledge, particularly focusing on specific areas of interest. The LLM Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution course has been specially designed for law and non-law graduates who want to gain a Master’s qualification in law while developing an in-depth knowledge of different mediation and arbitration techniques and practices.Course DetailsWe have designed our LLM in Mediation and Alternative Dispute
A Master of Laws (LLM) is a postgraduate degree designed to enhance your academic legal knowledge, particularly focusing on specific areas of interest. The LLM Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution course has been specially designed for law and non-law graduates who want to gain a Master’s qualification in law while developing an in-depth knowledge of different mediation and arbitration techniques and practices.
We have designed our LLM in Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution to be a hands-on, practical course which will realistically simulate mediation and negotiation scenarios, allowing you to develop the skills required in practice. Utilising the insights of our experienced professional tutors, you’ll have the chance to gain first-hand advice and support to fully understand the nuances and skills required to achieve favourable outcomes during dispute resolution.
When you study the LLM Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution with us you will:
Be taught by subject matter experts, former and current practitioners and research and teaching focused academics
Focus on legal practice, not just theory
Benefit from strategic partnerships with firms, regulators and accreditation bodies
Learn about Legal Technology by selecting to study modules in legal technology
Improve your employability by gaining important transferable skills and mapping your career with our careers team
The award-linked module for this programme (Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution) will also offer the chance to gain in-depth knowledge of mediation and alternative dispute resolution skills; core skills that are quickly becoming more sought after and are an increasingly more important part of the legal landscape.
In addition to a general induction to the programme, there is a two-week induction covering the Key Principles of the English Legal System. This is compulsory for non-law students, but also open to law students wanting a refresher in the fundamentals of the law of England and Wales. This would be useful for any student who has taken a considerable break from legal education.
To help prepare you for your dissertation you’ll study a range of compulsory and further optional Research Methods Training sessions in your first terms.
Modules are assessed by a three hour unseen written examination or 4,500 word coursework assignment.
Attendance at one of our UK campuses (or an approved overseas centre by prior arrangement) is required for all examinations, including for online study.
The default campus location for online study if London.
Students should possess a UK bachelor’s degree in any subject at 2:2 or above or equivalent qualifications. Non-law students must complete a compulsory two week induction covering the Key Principles of the English Legal System, unless they can evidence the successful completion of an LLB (or equivalent) or a minimum of 3 legal modules worth at least 80 QCF credits, which must include - English Legal System, Contract Law and Law of Tort.
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The University of Law provides law and business courses for postgraduates.
The university can trace its origins back to 1876, and as such, is one of the most long-standing legal educators. It received university status in 2012 and opened its Business School in 2016. The university has 15 campuses across the UK, all based in thriving business areas. In 2016, it opened its GISMA Business School in Berlin, and then in 2019 it established its campus in Hong Kong. The university also offers many of its postgraduate courses online.
Students can change campus location whilst studying with The University of Law by using CampuSwitch, including switching between learning on campus and online. Additionally, students studying the Business School master’s programmes can take up the Global Rotation offer, and study part of their course at the GISMA campus in Berlin.