LLM in Maritime Law


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I'm currently in my final year studying law in Sunderland University. I expect a a 2:1 degree but there is a chance of getting a 2:2 degree. I want to do a postgrad in Maritime law. Which university would be the best choice and would accept me even with a 2:2 degree? There is no need for the uni to be in the UK.
Hello,

I'm currently in my final year studying law in Sunderland University. I expect a a 2:1 degree but there is a chance of getting a 2:2 degree. I want to do a postgrad in Maritime law. Which university would be the best choice and would accept me even with a 2:2 degree? There is no need for the uni to be in the UK.
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Depends. Applicants have been admitted with 2:2's to LLM program, that's true, but it depends on a lot of other factors. QMUL for example looks for a 2:1 but will admit candidates with 2:2's who have five years of work experience. Southampton, which offers one of the better Maritime LLMs in the UK, also looks for an upper second class degree (although they'll also take into account other professional qualifications.)

Swansea, which also offers a well regarded LLM in Maritime Law, asks for a 2:2 minimum. Whether a 2:2 would be get you in to such a completive program probably depends on other factors (your other qualifications, letters of recommendations, who else is applying, etc.)

Typically, the more completive law schools will be less likely to admit you. You might think about applying to one of the better programs and then also applying to one or more 'safety' schools - LLM programs that aren't as competitive.
Depends. Applicants have been admitted with 2:2's to LLM program, that's true, but it depends on a lot of other factors. QMUL for example looks for a 2:1 but will admit candidates with 2:2's who have five years of work experience. Southampton, which offers one of the better Maritime LLMs in the UK, also looks for an upper second class degree (although they'll also take into account other professional qualifications.)

Swansea, which also offers a well regarded LLM in Maritime Law, asks for a 2:2 minimum. Whether a 2:2 would be get you in to such a completive program probably depends on other factors (your other qualifications, letters of recommendations, who else is applying, etc.)

Typically, the more completive law schools will be less likely to admit you. You might think about applying to one of the better programs and then also applying to one or more 'safety' schools - LLM programs that aren't as competitive.
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