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UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE - [CAM], CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND - PROGRAMS AND FEES

Cambridge, EnglandLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1209Established Year
  23247Enrollment

Master of Law [L.L.M]

 9 months
 full time
  English
 on campus

Field of Study

$ 41,556 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Master of Law at the University of Cambridge is offered on a full-time basis for a duration of 9 months.
  • This is an on-campus and thesis-based program.
  • This program begins in the month of October each year and finishes by the end of June month.
  • The LLM, as a master's degree, is intended for those who wish to pursue further legal studies after completing their first degree in law, including those who are considering an academic career or intending to practice law. 
  • Students take 4 courses of their choice from the list of available LLM course offerings.
  • Each course is assessed by a 3-hour written examination at the end of the LLM year, although students may elect to write a full dissertation in lieu of the written examination for one course.
  • Teaching typically comprises 16 two-hour seminars and/or lectures for each of a student's 4 courses. 
  • Provision is normally also made for discussion in smaller groups.
  • There are no formal practicals, but all students are expected to undertake substantial amounts of reading and private study for each of their 4 courses and may be required to produce written work in preparation for some classes.
  • Currently, some LLM courses provide the option of assessment by a shorter essay plus a 2-hour examination, rather than the more typical 3-hour examination or full dissertation.
  • After completing this degree program students can proceed to higher education.
  • The Squire Law Library at the University of Cambridge is one of the three largest legal collections in the UK, with almost 180,000 volumes.
  • The University of Cambridge ranks 3rd for Master of Law according to QS World Ranking 2019.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration9 months
Fees$ 56,356 for 9 months
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Winter (Deadline - Dec 03)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL
Program Urlhttps://www.graduate.study.cam.ac.uk/courses/directory/lwlwllll

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • The minimum academic entry requirement for the Cambridge LLM program is a first-class bachelor's degree in law from a UK university or its equivalent from an overseas institution.  
  • Students without a law degree may be considered if they are within the top 10% of lawyers in their jurisdiction. 
  • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) or C1 Advanced-Grade A or B (with at least 193 in each individual element) plus a language center assessment.
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) or C2 Proficiency-Grade A, B, or C (with at least 200 in each individual element).
  • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL and PTE to get admission in this program.

Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students are eligible to apply if they complete one of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Completed a 4-year bachelor's degree with first-class in a relevant field from a recognized institution.
  • Or, completed a B.Sc/B.Com/B.A (3-4 year) degree from well-ranked institutions with an overall grade of 70% or CGPA 7.3+.


Required Document List

The Documents required are:

  • Resume/CV - This provides a summary of a student's experience and skills.
  • Higher Secondary School Certificate - The certificate provided by the education board after completion of the Higher secondary education.
  • Statement of marks - The marks statement provided by the education board.
  • Financial Documentation - The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
  • Letter of Recommendation - This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
  • Statement of Purpose - This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
  • English Language Requirement - This shows the test score of English Proficiency Exams such as IELTS, TOFEL, PTE, etc.


Application Deadline

Winter
Dec 03


Scores Required

7.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

110 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1
Tution fee$41556
Others$14800
Total fees$56356

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 14,486

Ranking

Times Higher Education 2020

Ranked #2/ 151

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Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Cambridge Trust Scholarship- UG and PG 2020 Variable Yes N/A
Rhodes Scholarship $20,883 Yes N/A
Cambridge C.T Taylor Fund Variable Yes N/A
Gates Cambridge Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation Scholarships $100,000 Yes N/A
Oxford and Cambridge Society of India (OCSI) Scholarships $5,624 Yes 01 May, 2020
Fitzwilliam Master Studentship Variable Yes 29 Feb, 2020
Irene Hallinan Scholarship $5,886 Yes 27 Mar, 2020
1st Formations Business Scholarship $800 Yes 29 May, 2020
Monica Cole Research Grant $1,291 Yes 18 Jan, 2021
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
Chevening Scholarship Variable Yes 03 Nov, 2020
Commonwealth Master’s Scholarship Variable Yes N/A
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes N/A
Goa Education Trust Scholarships Variable Yes N/A
Commonwealth Shared Scholarships Variable Yes 18 Dec, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarships Variable Yes N/A
The Global Study Awards $12,252 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Commonwealth Scholarship Variable Yes N/A
QS scholarships Variable Yes N/A
Education for Sustainable Energy Development Scholarship Program $21,000 Yes 06 Mar, 2020
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
UWL International Ambassador Scholarship $6,447 Yes 30 Mar, 2020
India Postgraduate Taught Master’s Scholarship $3,555 Yes 31 May, 2020
Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020 Variable Yes N/A
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

The International Student Office provides visa advice on a range of UK student-related immigration matters. It is important to ensure students have the correct immigration permission which permits study in the UK.

  • The type of permission students require depends on the type, of course, they are coming to study:
    • If students are coming for a course or period of study that is for less than six months, students may be able to come as a short-term student.
    • If students are coming to study a course that is longer than 6 months, a student visa is issued for study. 
  • Annually, more than 30,000 Indian students go to study in the UK after going through a three-four week UK student visa process.
  • Student’s acceptance of visa application is totally dependent upon their choice of program, maintenance of funding, adherence to UKVI rules and regulations, and personal interview sessions.
  • UK Student Visa: Types
    • Short-term study visa – Applicants over 16 years of age, Enrolling in 6-month Short Course  in UK institution, Enrolling in 11-month English Language Course
    • Tier 4 student visa (General) – Applicants over 16 years of age, Enrolling in course longer than 6 months.
    • Tier 4 student visa (child) – Applicants aged between 4 and 17 years.
  • Documents Required:
    • Details of passport
    • Tuberculosis test results
    • Criminal record certificate
    • Proof of financial sufficiency that students have enough funds for their entire period of stay in the UK.
    • Parents or legal guardian letters if they are under 18.
    • Recent passport size photograph

Work Study

  • The Work-Study Program gives the student a chance to work on-campus if the student is a full-time student.
  • The students can work up to 20 hours per week off-campus or on-campus during regular breaks.
  • Part-time students are not restricted in the hours they can work, but their admission interview will explore the extent to which they will be able to manage their work and study.
  • Main work visa options for non-EU students in the UK
    • Tier 2 (General) Visa options (for full time and part-time work)
    • Tier 5 (Temporary Worker-Government Authorized Exchange) visa (for work experience or professional training)- It allows students to work in the UK for up to 12 or 24 months depending on the scheme applied for.   
    • Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) Visa (for MBA and other UK graduates who have been identified by Higher Education Institutes in the UK after graduation to establish at least one business in the UK).
  • Jobs for International students in the UK are possible only if they apply for Tier 1, 2, or 5 Visa post studies. There are some conditions, however, to be able to work in the UK
    • An international graduate must get paid at least $27,290 per year, if not, they may be asked to leave the country.
    • Find a job within four months after completion of the course.

Career and Placement after Course

The job opportunities after the courses are:

  • Legal Practitioner
  • Advocate
  • Legal Advisor
  • Lawyers
  • Government Service
  • Judiciary, etc.



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