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Faculty of Law M.A./LL.M./Postgraduate Diploma 21 M.A/LL.M. (European Law and Integration) 24 M.A./LL.M. (Human Rights) 25 LL.M. (International Commercial Law) 26 M.A./LL.M. (Public International Law) 27 LL.M./Postgraduate Diploma in European Higher Legal Studies 28 M.A./LL.M./Postgraduate Diploma (European) 30 Postgraduate Certificate in European Higher Legal Studies 31 Faculty of Law M.A./LL.M./Postgraduate Diploma Period of Registration: One year full-time or up to five years part-time Entry Requirements: Candidates should normally have either a first or good second-class honours degree in arts, social science, law, or hold an approved professional qualification, coupled with suitable practical experience. Candidates holding a degree in law or in which law is a substantial element will be registered for the LL.M; all other candidates will be given the option to register for either the M.A. or LL.M. Certain modules are available only to students who hold a degree in Law (or where Law is a substantial element) or an appropriate legal professional qualification. Aims and Objectives: • The development and refinement of expertise in one of the selected pathways: International Commercial Law; Human Rights; Public International Law; European Law and Integration; General Programme. • The acquisition of a critical understanding of relevant legal principles, the policy considerations that underpin them and, as appropriate, their socio-legal, ...

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Faculty of Law
M.A./L.LM./Postgraduate Diploma 
M.A/LL.M. (European Law and Integration) M.A./LL.M. (Human Rights) LL.M. (International Commercial Law) M.A./LL.M. (Public International Law) LL.M./Postgraduate Diploma in European Higher Legal Studies M.A./LL.M./Postgraduate Diploma (European) Postgraduate Certificate in European Higher Legal Studies
 
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Faculty of Law   M.A./LL.M./Postgraduate Diploma Period of Registration: One year full-time or up to five years part-time Entry Requirements: Candidates should normally have either a first or good second-class honours degree in arts, social science, law, or hold an approved professional qualification, coupled with suitable practical experience. Candidates holding a degree in law or in which law is a substantial element will be registered for the LL.M; all other candidates will be given the option to register for either the M.A. or LL.M. Certain modules are available only to students who hold a degree in Law (or where Law is a substantial element) or an appropriate legal professional qualification. Aims and Objectives:  The development and refinement of expertise in one of the selected pathways: International Commercial Law; Human Rights; Public International Law; European Law and Integration; General Programme.   The acquisition of a critical understanding of relevant legal principles, the policy considerations that underpin them and, as appropriate, their socio-legal, comparative and interdisciplinary contexts.   The development of the ability to analyse, interpret and apply a wide range of legal, socio-legal and contextual materials in the solution to complex legal problems.   The stimulation of capacity for independent legal and interdisciplinary research.   The development of progression over the course in subject knowledge and competence in a range of skills including oral and written explanation.  Curriculum: Candidates for the Diploma will be required to complete eight 15 credit modules or their equivalent; normally four in the first semester and four in the second semester. Candidates for the Masters degree are also required to submit a dissertation of 12,000-15,000 words on an approved topic on the date prescribed by the Graduate School Code of Practice. Module Code Module Title Core/Option Credit Rating LW7000 Access to Utility Services+ O 15 LW7003 Aspects of Electronic Commerce Law* O 15 LW7005 Commercial Conflicts of Laws: Issues of O 15 Jurisdiction and the Enforcement of Foreign Judgements*  LW7010 Commercial Conflicts of Laws: Choice of O 15 Law Issues*  LW7015 Contemporary Legal Problems of World O 15 Trade LW7020 Contracts for the Carriage of Goods by Sea* O 15
LW7040 LW7045 LW7050 LW7055 LW7060 LW7070 LW7075 LW7078 LW7085 LW7090 LW7095 LW7100 LW7105 LW7115 LW7120 LW7125 LW7130 LW7135 LW7140 LW7145 LW7150 LW7151 LW7155 LW7165 LW7170
 
Criminology Diplomatic Law European and International Patent and Trade Mark Law* European Health Care Law + European Social Security Law+ Financial Services Crime Financing of International Sale Transactions*# Freedom of Expression Global Protection of Human Rights: Core Principles Global Protection of Human Rights: Implementation Methods Human Rights and Health Care Law+ Human Rights of Migrants: International Protection of Refugees Human Rights of Migrants: International Protection of Migrant Workers Insurance of Goods Carried by Sea * Intellectual Property and the European Single Market* International Boundary Disputes International Child Law+ International Corporate Insolvency* International Courts and Tribunals International Regulation of Companies International Sales Transactions*# International Trust Law* Issues and Procedures in European Union Competition Law Judicial Review and Social Welfare+ Law and Organisation of the World Trading System
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LW7195 Principles of European Union Competition O 15 Law LW7200 Protection of Human Rights in the O 15 International and Constitutional Orders LW7203 Regulation Today: Theory O 15 LW7204 Regulation Today: Practice O 15 LW7210 Social Security Law 1+** O 15 LW7215 Social Security Law 2 +** O 15 LW7220 Socio-Legal Research Methodology 1** O 15 LW7225 Socio-Legal Research Methodology 2** O 15 LW7235 The European Convention on Human O 15 Rights: Institutions, Procedures and Fundamental Rights LW7240 The European Convention on Human O 15 Rights: Convention Rights LW7242 The Foundations of European Union Law+ O 30 LW7245 The Future of Copyright in the European O 15 Union*  LW7247 The Internal Market and Economic and O 30 Monetary Union+ LW7250 The State, the Law and Religious Freedoms O 15 LW7255 Theories of Rights O 15 LW7303 Dissertation*** C 60 + Taught by distance learning * Only available to candidates who hold a Degree in Law (or in which Law is a substantial element) or an appropriate legal professional qualification. ** Social Security 1 and Social Security 2 must be taken together. Socio-Legal Research Methodology 1 and Socio-Legal Methodology 2 must be taken together. *** Compulsory only for candidates for the degree of LLM/MA.. # Financing of International Sales Transactions and International Sales Transactions are co-requisites. Some modules may carry pre-requisites, which are specified in course documentation. Not all these modules will necessarily be available in any one year. Other options, as approved by the Faculty Board, may be made available. Assessment:
 
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(i) Assessment will be by course work for each module, to be completed at the end of each module. (ii) Candidates may be permitted resubmission on one occasion only of course work and the dissertation not exceeding 60 credits in total. (iii) Where a candidate fails a module having previously resubmitted modules totalling 60 credits, the registration of that candidate will be terminated but the Board of Examiners must first consider whether transfer to the Diploma is appropriate. (iv) Candidates who attain a sufficiently high standard in the course work may be permitted to submit a dissertation on an approved topic for the degree of Master of Laws or Master of Arts. The dissertation will carry a credit rating of 60 credits. Qualifications Awarded: (i) Candidates who accumulate 15 credits from the taught modules (that is excluding the dissertation) and satisfactorily complete the assessment requirements for each of the taught modules will be awarded a certificate in each such named module (ii) Candidates who accumulate 120 credits in the taught modules (that is, excluding dissertation) and satisfactorily complete the assessment requirements for each of the taught modules will be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma. Candidates who accumulate 120 credits at least 90 of which are drawn from one of the specialist pathways below (including where appropriate those modules that are prescribed to be compulsory for that pathway) satisfactorily complete the assessment requirements for each of the taught modules and will be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in that pathway. (iii) Candidates who accumulate 180 credits, satisfactorily complete the assessment requirements for each of the taught modules and submit a satisfactory dissertation will be awarded the degree of Master of Laws or Master of Arts. Candidates who accumulate 180 credits at least 90 of which are drawn from one of the specialist pathways below (including where appropriate those modules that are prescribed to be compulsory for that pathway), satisfactorily complete the assessment requirements for each of the taught modules and submit a satisfactory dissertation will be awarded a Master of Laws or Master of Arts in that specialism.
Notes: (i) Any of the qualifications above may be awarded with distinction in cases of exceptional merit. (ii) No candidate may be awarded both the Postgraduate Diploma and the Master’s degree. Specialist Streams M.A/LL.M. (European Law and Integration) Candidates must take at least 90 credits from:  Module Code Module Title Core/Option Credit Rating LW7050 European and International Patent and Trade O 15
 
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Mark Law* LW7055 European Health Care Law+ LW7060 European Social Security Law+ LW7120 Intellectual Property and the European Single Market* LW7155 Issues and Procedures in European Union Competition Law LW7195 Principles of European Union Competition Law LW7235 The European Convention on Human Rights: Institutions, Procedures and Fundamental Rights LW7240 The European Convention on Human Rights: Convention Rights LW7242 The Foundations of European Union Law+ LW7245 The Future of Copyright in the European Union * LW7247 The Internal Market and Economic and Monetary Union+ + Taught by distance learning. * Only available to candidates who hold a Degree in Law (or in which Law is a substantial element) or an appropriate legal professional qualification. M.A./LL.M. (Human Rights) Candidates must take the following two modules:  Module Code Module Title Core/Option Credit Rating LW7200 Protection of Human Rights in the C 15 International and Constitutional Orders LW7255 Theories of Rights C 15 And at least 60 credits from:  Module Code Module Title Core/Option Credit Rating LW7085 Global Protection of Human Rights: Core O 15 Principles LW7090 Global Protection of Human Rights: O 15 Implementation Methods
 
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LW7095 Human Rights and Health Care Law+ LW7100 Human Rights of Migrants: International Protection of Refugees LW7105 Human Rights of Migrants: International Protection of Migrant Workers LW7130 International Child Law+ LW7235 The European Convention on Human Rights: Institutions, Procedures and Fundamental Rights LW7240 The European Convention on Human Rights: Convention Rights LW7250 The State, Law and Religious Freedoms LW7078 Freedom of Expression + Taught by distance learning. LL.M. (International Commercial Law) Candidates must be registered for the LLM and must take at least 90 credits from:  Module Code Module Title Core/Option Credit Rating LW7000 Access to Utility Services+ O 15 LW7003 Aspects of Electronic and Commerce Law* O 15 LW7005 Commercial Conflict of Laws: Issues of O 15 Jurisdiction and the Enforcement of Foreign Judgments* LW7010 Commercial Conflict of Laws: Choice of O 15 Law issues* LW7015 Contemporary Legal Problems of World O 15 Trade LW7020 Contracts for the Carriage of goods by Sea* O 15 LW7050 European and International Pate t and Trade O 15 n Mark Law* LW7070 Financial Services Crime O 15 LW7075 Financing of International Sales O 15 Transactions#* LW7115 Insurance of Goods Carried by Sea* O 15 LW7120 Intellectual Property and the European O 15
 
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Single Market* LW7135 International Corporate Insolvency*  LW7145 International Regulation of Companies LW7150 International Sales Transactions#* LW7151 International Trust Law* LW7155 Issues and Procedures in European Union Competition Law LW7170 Law and Organisation of the World Trading System LW7195 Principles of European Union Competition  Law LW7203 Regulation Today: Theory LW7204 Regulation Today: Practice LW7245 The Future of Copyright in the European Union*  + Taught by distance learning. # Financing of International Sales Transactions and International Sales Transactions are co-requisites. * Only available to candidates who hold a Degree in Law (or in which Law is a substantial element) or an appropriate professional qualification. M.A./LL.M. (Public International Law) Candidates must take at least 90 credits from:  Module Code Module Title Core/Option Credit Rating LW7015 Contemporary Legal Problems of World O 15 Trade LW7045 Diplomatic Law O 15 LW7085 Global Protection of Human Rights: Core O 15 Principles LW7090 Global Protection of Human Rights: O 15 Implementation Methods LW7100 Human Rights of Migrants: International O 15 Protection of Refugees LW7105 Human Rights of Migrants: International O 15 Protection of Migrant Workers
 
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LW7125 International Boundary Disputes LW7130 International Child Law+ LW7140 International Courts and Tribunals LW7170 Law and Organisations of the World Trading System  LW7235 The European Convention on Human Rights: Institutions, Procedures and Fundamental Rights LW7240 The European Convention on Human Rights: Convention Rights + Taught by distance learning. LL.M./Postgraduate Diploma in European Higher Legal Studies Period of Registration:  Two years full-time Entry Requirements:  Candidates should have a first or a good second class honours degree in law or an equivalent degree where law is a substantial element or an equivalent degree in an appropriate discipline or be qualified as a barrister or solicitor or have an equivalent qualification. Aims and Objectives:  To enable students to study across a wide range of postgraduate law modules and to provide opportunities to study related topics in greater depth and detail than is possible at undergraduate level.  To enable students to acquire and develop expertise in one of the chosen pathways at Leicester or in a more general fashion.  To enable students to acquire and develop expertise in a range of modules taught in two law faculties on the European continent.  To enable students to acquire and develop knowledge of foreign legal systems and foreign languages in the two external law faculties chosen.  To raise students' ability to initiate and carry out independent research to a professional standard.  To foster students' independent thinking and judgement, and to further their skills in critical analysis, writing, and bibliography and research methods.  To equip students with relevant oral presentation skills.  To prepare students for future career and/or further postgraduate work by enhancing he following transferable skills accessing, retrieving, organising and presenting information from a variety of sources; thinking clearly and independently; presenting complex ideas and arguments clearly and effectively in both written and verbal forms; writing and presenting to a professional standard; solving technical and
 
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intellectual problems in the most effective way; working with others in gathering, analysing and discussing information; managing and organising time; using up to date Information Technology.
 Curriculum:  Year One (Leicester) Students select modules totalling 120 credits from among those available to campus-based students undertaking the LLM/MA programme.  Year Two (abroad) Students must follow in successive semesters an approved study option* (taught course only, or research only, or a mixture of the two) involving study in two of the Law Faculties of Consortium partners. Candidates for the master's degree are also required to follow a period of directed study at Leicester and to submit a dissertation not exceeding 15,000 words in length on an approved topic. Assessment: (i) Assessment at the University of Leicester will be by course work for each module, to be completed at the end of each module. (ii) Candidates may be permitted resubmission on one occasion only of course work and the dissertation not exceeding 60 credits in total. (iii) Where a candidate fails a module having previously resubmitted modules totalling 60 credits, the registration of that candidate shall be terminated but the Board of Examiners must first consider whether transfer to the Diploma is appropriate. (iv) Candidates who attain a sufficiently high standard in the course work may be permitted to submit a dissertation on an approved topic for the degree of Master of Laws or Master of Arts. The dissertation will carry a credit rating of 60 credits. (v) Assessment at the partner institutions will be in accordance with their academic requirements. Qualifications Awarded: (i) Candidates who accumulate 240 credits from the taught modules (that is, excluding the dissertation) and satisfactorily complete the assessment requirements for each of the taught modules will be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma. (ii) Candidates who accumulate 300 credits, satisfactorily complete the assessment requirements for each of the taught modules and submit a satisfactory dissertation will be awarded the degree of Master of Laws. * "Approved study option" means one approved by the Board of the Faculty of Law on the  recommendation of the course director, LLM and Postgraduate Diploma in European Higher Legal Studies after consultation with the appropriate authorities of the Consortium Faculty in question.
 
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Notes: (i) The degree of Master of Laws and the Diploma may be awarded with distinction in cases of exceptional merit (ii) No candidate may be awarded both the Postgraduate Diploma and the Master's degree. * Where a candidate is following a specialist pathway, these must be drawn from the modules assigned to the specialist pathway.
M.A./LL.M./Postgraduate Diploma (European) Entry Requirements: Candidates should have a first or a good second class honours degree in law or an equivalent degree where law is a substantial element or an equivalent degree in an appropriate discipline or be qualified as a barrister or solicitor or have an equivalent qualification. Candidates holding a degree in Law or a degree where Law is a substantial element will be registered for the LL.M; all other candidates will be given the option to register for either the M.A. or LL.M. Certain modules are available only to students who hold a degree in Law (or where Law is a substantial element) or an appropriate legal professional qualification). Candidates who wish to study at a partner or associated Faculty where teaching is not in English must provide evidence of satisfactory proficiency in the relevant second language(s). Period of Registration: One year full-time Course Aims: The aims of the course are to provide students with an in-depth knowledge of selected areas of study, to enhance awareness of the interrelation between legal areas and the broader context within which the law operates, to provide the opportunity for advanced study of specialist areas of law in other European states and to develop research skills.  Curriculum:  Candidates for the Diploma will be required to complete the equivalent of eight 15 credit modules; four in the first semester and the equivalent of four in the second semester. During the first semester candidates must follow the curriculum for one of the specialist streams below. During the second semester candidates must follow an approved curriculum at one of the partner or associated Faculties. Candidates for the Masters degree are also required to follow a period of directed study at Leicester and to submit a dissertation of 12,000-15,000 words on an approved topic on the date prescribed by the Code of Practice. Assessment:  First semester modules will be assessed by written coursework of up to 5000 words. Second semester modules will be assessed according to the mode chosen by the relevant partner or associated Faculty. Qualification Awarded:  (i) Candidates who accumulate 120 credits or their equivalent and satisfy the examiners in the assessment requirement for each of the taught modules (i.e. not including the dissertation) will be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in their chosen specialism. (ii) Candidates who accumulate 180 credits or their equivalent, satisfy the examiners in the assessment requirement for each of the taught modules and submit a satisfactory dissertation will be awarded either the degree of Master of Laws or Master of Arts in their chosen specialism.
 
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