By esha in LLM AT NUS! on Oct 10, 2006

LLM at National University of Singapore

Hiya ppl,
I dnt know if u guys still remember me..well i was a regular on this forum till about 4 months back ..until the day i got here at NUS ..
Recently came across this bolggers added feature so thought it would be worthwhile to share my 3 months experience here at NUS for the benefit of all aspirants....
Im pursuing LLM in corporate and financial services , which i ve gathered is one of the more popular choices amongst most of the applicants to this univ..n hence the waiting lists.......
The course is well structured over a time period of about 10 months..varied subjects are offered..n students have the liberty of choosing subjects from within as well as outside their field of specialization..which one might like to pursue out of academic interest....
The faculty is hand picked and consists of many wellknown academedicians....
Im very impressed by the manner in which the classes are conducted in a very congenial setting....
The law faculty has now settled down in its new and beautiful campus and the initial hiccups that i and my other batch mates felt earlier are gone..
The international student community here is a delicious mix of students from europe , south -east asia , canada , US , Australia....etc
Another thing noteworthy of the institution is the assessment procedure--all graduate exams are open book..most of the modules stress on interaction based assessments which make the study all the more interesting...
The univ is beautiful..the student community here is very active so life can never be boring here...the calender month is always beseiged with happening events...its all about balancing work n play in the end...
If there's anything anybody wants to know about the admissons process or about the course in general feel free to mail me on esha@nus.edu.sg


Nithyanandan, Sep 21, 2010 08:22

Hi, this is Nithyanandan from Bangalore. I'm planning to do my LLM from National University of Singapore. But I have no idea about their cources and study centers. I'm planning to do my LLM through distance education, can you please provide me with the required information like NUS study centers in Bangalore, Courses, fee structure and course period. etc., I would be grateful if the same is provided. Eagerly waiting for your reply.

Thanking you,

tuan, Jul 01, 2010 10:51

Hello Esha,
I am Tuan, from Vietnam. I am now a trainee lawyer of the Dongnai Bar Association in the South of Vietnam.
I intend to join LLMâs courses at NUS. For the detailed information, I carefully visited the NUSâs website (http://law.nus.edu.sg/prospective/postgrad/adm_req.htm) and I knew that one of the entry requirements is âa good Bachelorâs degree in lawâ, but I wondered how is âgoodâ.
I get a Bachelor's in law degree with the average mark at 6.8 (in 2001). Then I worked for a Provincial Peopleâs Court for 4 years. I also had 1 year experience as an associate in a law firm. And now I am practicing lawyerâs skills at a law office.
Terribly sorry for trouble you but I look forward to receiving your instructions very soon.
Btw, please give me more relevant information if you have.

surjit, Jun 05, 2010 19:25

hi esha,
i have got 61% in graduation in bba
can i get admission in nus for mba?

reply soon very urgent

tk cr

pinku, Oct 23, 2009 11:48

Hello esha,
i'm a 2nd year law student from Delhi Univ. i'm hoping to do LLM from NUS in IPR just after my llb without any gap. plz let me know if NUS accept fresh graduates. what is the percentage required? what are the prerequisites to secured admission? what are the scholarships and financial aids we can get from every sides since i'm in need of scholarships and funds to do so? sincerely hoping for ur reply.


ayushi, Oct 05, 2009 12:38

hey hi esha
ayushi here. i m pursuing my llb from ils law college pune and want to apply for international corporate laws...could u pls tell me hws the course there.

sudakshina, Feb 27, 2009 09:38

hi esha,
i hav the same ol query as others about the job prospects and scholarship program..n in general the living expenses in singapore...

parulsh04, Oct 08, 2008 13:01

hey esha,
read ur comments n they r certainly very encouraging.i'm a final year law student from delhi university,india &wish 2 do my LLM from NUS in either IPR or international law
.could u please tel me abt job prospects after doin LLM from nus,wil i b able 2 get a work permit after doing an LLM?

abhijeet , May 05, 2008 09:57

hi, Esha
I have completed my B.A.LL.B(Hons). Right now iam planning to do LLM in (International bussiness law) from NUS.
Could you please inform me about Job prospect after doing LLM from Singapore (Whether i will get Job in Singapore?) & Scholarship facility in NUS.
one more information i want to know about january intake of 2009.

IntLaw, Dec 14, 2007 11:15

I have heard that job prospects are not good after NUS. Is it true? What percent of llm graduates find job?

RohitShriv..., Oct 23, 2007 14:56

Hi Esha,

My name is Rohit Shrivastava.
I have completed my BA. LLB. from Symbiosis Society's Law College, Pune (India).
Right now i am working with Advani & Co. Its one of the prestigious Firm of India. But i think that i lack somewhere and i wnat to do LLM.

I inquired and found that NUS has the best Law faculty in Aisa.
Could you please inform me about Job prospect after doing LLM from Singapore (Whether i will get Job in Singapore?) & Scholarship facility in NUS.

One more question, i heard that there are two batches in year for LLM, so which batch is better?

Thanking you in Anticipation

Rohit Shrivastava

Rishabh Si..., Aug 24, 2007 11:12

Hi esha!!

It's good to hear that you are pursuing LL.M in NUS. Can you provide the detailed procedure and course pattern, admission criteria, being followed there??



abhishekbh..., Mar 15, 2007 14:25

Hey Esha, the positve outlook given by you is very encouraging. I have applied for the course too. Looking forward and hoping for the best. All the best for your exams. God Bless.

Dipti Nair, Feb 19, 2007 11:40

Hi Esha, I have also applied for the Corp. Financial Services program and am anxiously waiting for the result to be declared. I am in touch with parikshit as well, who has kinda given me a picture of what the course is like. If you could help me appreciate what exactly i should expect from the course and how I ought to be prepared (in case I get through), it would be highly appreciated. Thanks, Dipti

siddhartha, Feb 11, 2007 19:08

hi, esha
i am an applicant to NUS for llm in Corporate Financial services law. from ur experince of almost 6 months can u tell me what are the job prospects in Singapore? i also want to know about the living expenses in singapore.

chanchala, Jan 26, 2007 13:41

Hi Esha
I am an asian lawyer who has applied for LLM in financial and corporate services law at NUS.
Would like to know whether the course is tough. Hope it is interesting as well. Also I would like to know about the living expenses in Singapore.

Tks in advance

sid, Jan 01, 2007 07:30

I have done an LLB course. I m an MBA (F)also.Currently I am working as a Faculty for Finance with a college. Could u tell me whether doing an LLM course would be advisabler for me.


sonal shar..., Dec 29, 2006 09:30

Hi esha!
This is sonal. hope u remeber me. howz ur studies goin on? i ve applied for the course nw lets hope n wait. i wud like to knw something more bout the course. i was planning to meet u n parikshit but i had to go 2 india as my father expired. i m bk nw n ll b here. wen ever both of u get free, contact me.
till then, take cr.......bye. mail me .

vishal, Oct 21, 2006 14:02

hey there...pls try to mail me back...thx

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