LLM UK vs US


for_now

Hi guys
I am from Germany and think about doing an LLM in media law in the UK or US. However, I am not sure which choice would be the better one in terms of acception and transmission. There are a few differences in law. Can anybody advice which choice would give me most credits to work in Germany later on?

Hi guys
I am from Germany and think about doing an LLM in media law in the UK or US. However, I am not sure which choice would be the better one in terms of acception and transmission. There are a few differences in law. Can anybody advice which choice would give me most credits to work in Germany later on?
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LaurenB

Depends very much on the kind of work you are looking for, the reason why you're seeking to apply for the LLM in the first place, etc.

The way I see it, as a European (I myself am from Belgium too), an LL.M. in the US should not be chosen merely because of the subject. It is way too expensive for what it offers you back in terms of substance which you could actually benefit from in your professional carreer. Most people therefore chose to go to the States because of the name of the Law School, or just because they want to study in the US.

So again, if you really want a media law LLM that much, I'd say LSE or Queen Mary is the better fit in terms of value-for-money, those two are of excellent quality as well.
On the other hand, if you want to work in a top tier business firm, I'd say try to apply for a school in the States aswell.

Much will depend on your current credentials though.

Good luck with your choice!

Depends very much on the kind of work you are looking for, the reason why you're seeking to apply for the LLM in the first place, etc.

The way I see it, as a European (I myself am from Belgium too), an LL.M. in the US should not be chosen merely because of the subject. It is way too expensive for what it offers you back in terms of substance which you could actually benefit from in your professional carreer. Most people therefore chose to go to the States because of the name of the Law School, or just because they want to study in the US.

So again, if you really want a media law LLM that much, I'd say LSE or Queen Mary is the better fit in terms of value-for-money, those two are of excellent quality as well.
On the other hand, if you want to work in a top tier business firm, I'd say try to apply for a school in the States aswell.

Much will depend on your current credentials though.

Good luck with your choice!
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for_now

Many Thanks LaurenB,

Well, I wish to focus on media law as this is where I have work experience. I often come across international contracts and I feel I need to expand my knowledge and brush up my english language skills. As such I prefer to study in the UK or US. Although, the more I think abut it I believe it will be a financial issue. Whilst you pay nearly 52.000 at UCLA or 48.000 at Chapman you'll pay only 12.600 pounds at Queen Mary. I believe the likes of Harvard, Columbia and Fordham are out of range.

Many Thanks LaurenB,

Well, I wish to focus on media law as this is where I have work experience. I often come across international contracts and I feel I need to expand my knowledge and brush up my english language skills. As such I prefer to study in the UK or US. Although, the more I think abut it I believe it will be a financial issue. Whilst you pay nearly 52.000 at UCLA or 48.000 at Chapman you'll pay only 12.600 pounds at Queen Mary. I believe the likes of Harvard, Columbia and Fordham are out of range.
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