London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

European Law


31 Jewry Street

Macmillan Way

London, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

LLM, Postgraduate Diploma;Postgraduate Certificate

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Aims of the course The course is centred on the needs of the modern professional lawyer, working or intending to work in a European environment. Analytical, critical, communication and research skills will be developed to a postgraduate standard. You are encouraged to place European law in its political and economic context by undertaking study of European politics and economics modules in addition to law. A compulsory two-week foundation programme precedes the first semester to provide you with a foundation in common law and EC legal principles, skills of information technology, legal writing, library research and examination techniques. Course structure The standard LLM course consists of six taught modules and a compulsory 15,000 word dissertation. Full-time students take an average of four modules each semester. You can take options from related, non-law postgraduate courses offered by other departments of the University, or from other modules within the LLM range. Please contact the department for more information. All students must also take Legal Research Methods. Topics covered by modules include: EC Competition Law EC Constitutional and Institutional Law EC Free Movement of Persons Including Services and Establishment EC Liabilities and Remedies EC Trade Law EU Enlargement and Reform European Convention on Human Rights Dissertation
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