Normally, an Honours degree in law or a degree with a substantial legal content (1st, 2:1 or good 2:2). Other qualifications are recognised, especially where the applicants work experience is relevant to the course.
Months of entry
It is available by attendance, or by online distance learning, and as the worlds longest established Masters-level course in this field has students representing more than 20 countries enrolled on the programme.
As the international nature of the student body demonstrates, Information Technology and Telecommunications Law is of general interest and importance. Although the course focuses on initiatives at a European level, account is taken of major developments in other areas of the world, with an assessment structure which encourages students to consider the implications of legal developments for their own jurisdictions.
Information for international students
Students whose first language is not English must have a recent English proficiency qualification ie IELTS 7.0/6.5 or TOEFL minimum scores, 21 Listening and Writing, 22 Reading and 22 Speaking).
Fees and funding
Lord Hope Scholarship for LLM/MSc Law School Programmes (New for 2014 entry)
Application can be made here: Lord Hope Scholarship Application Form
The Law School is delighted to announce the launch of the Lord Hope Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme. Under this initiative, up to twelve partial scholarships of £1,000 each shall be available for applicants across our range of LLM/MSc programmes in the academic year 2014/15 (all courses above). The awards shall be granted on a competitive footing offered on the basis of financial need and academic merit. In addition to the financial award, the successful applicants shall also be invited to attend a celebratory dinner hosted by patron of the scheme and Emeritus Professor of the Law School, the Rt Hon Lord Hope of Craighead KT, PC, FRSE, former Lord Justice General and Lord President of the Court of Session, Second Senior Lord of Appeal in Ordinary in the Appellate Committee of the House of Lords and Judicial Committee of the Privy Council and most recently Deputy President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.
As part of the GREAT Scholarship programme -India and British Council Initiative, awards to students of outstanding academic calibre from India are available. More information can be found here: http://www.strath.ac.uk/rio/postgraduatescholarships/award_771767_en.html
Other Funding Opportunities: http://www.strath.ac.uk/search/scholarships/index.jsp
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Law School
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