LLM Law (Doshisha)

School of Law, Faculty of Social Sciences

Our award-winning teaching is informed by our world-class research in law and criminal justice. Our graduates are in demand all over the world.

The engaging teaching – our tutors’ enthusiasm and passion for the subjects they teach is evident through everything they do, as is their expertise. The variety of teaching and learning methods, from optional lectures to seminars to workshops, both tutor and student-led, ensures that no topic ever becomes stagnant.

Christopher Hardy, Postgraduate student in School of Law

About the course

September 2018 start

Alethea Lucas, LLM (International Law and Global Justice)Course description

This two-year degree includes a year in Japan.

It leads to the double award of an LLM from the University of Sheffield and either an LLM or an MA in Comparative Political Studies from Doshisha University (Kyoto, Japan).

The course begins with a year at Sheffield where you will follow the Sheffield LLM or one of our specialist pathways (details above). In the second year you will study, in English, in Japan. You’ll focus on legal issues in a regional and global context and gain a thorough understanding of international law and international organisations.

Entry requirements

Minimum of 2:1 honours degree or international equivalent in law. If you have other qualifications, we’ll consider your application on an individual basis.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Entry requirements for international students

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If you'd like to know more about any aspect of our courses, contact us:

E: law@sheffield.ac.uk
T: +44 (0)114 222 6771

The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.