LLM

Programme Structure

Students are required to complete not fewer than 72 credits nor more than 78 credits in accordance with the regulations for this degree and the syllabus as set out below, which shall include:

1. the four core courses; and

2. a capstone course; and

3. (a)  if the student DOES NOT hold any foundational LLB, JD or other equivalent common law system qualification, a foundational course; or
(b) if the student holds any foundational LLB, JD or other equivalent common law system qualification, either the designated law elective or ONE law elective in lieu of it as may be stipulated in either case by the Head of the Department of Law in the exercise of his or her discretion upon recommendation of the Programme Director; and

4. a number of electives carrying 18-24 credits in total, among which there must be at least one law elective and one non-law elective. 

A selection of law and non-law electives are offered. Students enrolling in non-law electives should be aware that the electives offered by the School of Public Health are 3-credit in value and that the electives offered by the  Department of Social Work and Social Administration and School of Nursing are 6-credit in value. 

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