LL.M in European Law

Distance Learning (1 year)


Aims
The CIM (BVI) Distance-Learning Master of Law (LLM) is a one-year course that offers highly-qualified and intellectually outstanding students the opportunity to pursue legal studies at the most advanced level. 

As a Masters degree, the CIM (BVI) LLM is intended for those who wish to pursue advanced legal studies, including those who are considering an academic career, and is suitable for students from both Common Law and Civil Law backgrounds.
 
To be eligible for the LLM, candidates must either have a law degree or proven work experience in the legal profession. The course is taught and examined on the basis that students are familiar with Contract Law and with the basic mechanics of Common Law.
 
This distance-learning course is taught in English and applicants who have not done their prior academic work in English will have to satisfy a language condition to be admitted to the LLM. course.

 

COURSE STRUCTURE

LLM students take four papers, each of which is generally assessed by means of written examination.
 
These subjects are the following:
1. EU TRADE LAW
2. COMPETITION LAW
3. CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN THE LAW OF EUROPEAN INTEGRATION
4. INTERNATIONAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW

Thesis
A 15,000-word dissertation is an essential requirement for the LLM programme. The Dissertation must be submitted within six months after the successful completion of the programme. The basic idea behind the dissertation exercise is that the candidates investigate a legal issue meriting examination. The research must involve collection and analysis of original data or analysis of existing data in an original way and must make a positive contribution to the legal knowledge and profession.
 
Entry Requirements
Typical entry requirement for the LLM is a good first degree from a recognised university.

Commencement of Course
Students may apply for admission and start their studies anytime in the year.
 
Duration
Minimum period: 12 months
Maximum period: 36 months

 
Examination Dates
Exams are held at approved Examination Centres every January and June. Students wishing to enter for the examinations must complete an Examination Entry Form (EEF79) and send it to the Institute at least by 30
th November for the January Examination session and 30th April for the June Examination session.
 
Teaching Language
English


** Please note that the Institute reserves the right to change the fees, syllabus and regulations at any time. Students re-sitting or re-taking a course or changing their centre of study assume full risk of such changes and of any additional fees applicable at the time.
 
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P. O. Box 25288
Nicosia 1308, Cyprus
  +357.22.778475

 

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