Law - Masters in Law

Queen's University Belfast

 

Course Name Law - Masters in Law
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 89587 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters MLaw
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry year: 2019
Application Date How to Apply
Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal go.qub.ac.uk/pgapply and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.
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Duration Two years full-time.

Personal Study
30 (hours maximum)
In addition to teaching contact time, each students needs to be able to set aside 30-36 hours per week (around 10-12 hours for each of the three module studied every semester) to do the essential reading, seminar preparation etc.

Small Group Teaching/Personal Tutorial
6 (hours maximum)
Typically students will have 2 hours per week for each module, amounting to 6 hours per week. Variations may occur
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Entry Requirements

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Graduate
Normally a 2.1 Honours degree (63% or above) or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in a discipline other than Law.

Exemption from these requirements may be considered for those applicants who:
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Number of Places 40
Comment

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Professional Accreditations
•The MLaw is recognised by the Law Society and the Bar Council as a qualifying law degree for practice in Northern Ireland, England and Wales. Students hoping to practise in another jurisdict...

Course Content Overview
The Masters in Law (MLaw) is an accelerated two-year, full-time postgraduate degree in law. It is designed for graduates in a discipline other than Law who wish to obtain a Law degree for professional practice for England & Wales and Northern Ireland or in aid of other career goals.
Subjects Taught

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Course Details
The MLaw is offered on a modular basis. To complete the degree a total of 300 CATS points must be obtained. Twelve modules (20 CATS each) must be taken and a dissertation (60 CATS) must be completed. The structure is...

Assessment Method Primarily assessed by coursework (eg: assignments, take-home exams, MCQs and presentations)

15,000-20,000 word dissertation
Careers or Further Progression

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Introduction
This Masters programme is designed for UK non-law graduates, and for law and non-law graduates from other countries who wish to acquire a thorough grounding in Law. It is particularly attractive for those who wish to e...

Further Enquiries People teaching you
Dr Mary Dobbs 
Lecturer
School of Law
Email: m.dobbs@qub.ac.uk
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