LLM in European Legal Studies
European Law at Cardiff Law School - Dr Jo Hunt
The increasing interaction between different European countries and their
different legal systems has led to increasing demand for lawyers who can
interact with other legal systems than their own.
The LLM (European Legal Studies) offers students an opportunity to
develop their own perspective on the implications of ‘legal Europe’,
participate in related discussion and debate, and develop their legal skills.
- valuable training for a career in European, international or Government
legal practice, or in legal research
- taught by leading researchers in the field
- a friendly and welcoming student environment
- closely linked to the Centre for European Law and Governance
- a largely international student cohort
- flexibility and choice from a range of interdisciplinary modules
- study contextual issues such as the Council of Europe, and important
comparative legal topics
- Competition Law
- Comparative Corporate Governance
- Human Rights: National and International Legal Contexts
- Environmental and Climate Change Law
- Comparative Commercial Law
- Copyright: Comparative and International Perspectives
- Trade Marks: Comparative and International Perspectives
- EU Internal Market Law
- Constitutionalism in Central Europe
Please note that modules are likely to change from time to time.
Full-time: over one year or Part-time: over two years
Stage 1: You will study four modules, at least two of which must be chosen from those listed above. The others may be chosen from our wide range of available modules. You will also take a course on postgraduate research skills. Stage 2: You complete a 15,000 word dissertation with staff supervision and submit it in September in the full-time mode, December in the second year of study in the part-time mode).
Most modules are assessed by an essay of 5,000 words, or other approved methods.
Usually late September
Early application is strongly advised, normally well before the end of July. Please see our how to apply pages.
To find out more please see LLM Programme