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.
About the course
|September 2018 start||
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.
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.
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
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