Online LLM choice of school


Vonnie
Hello!
Does anyone have opinions about University of London, University of Salford and University of Law, to can help me decide which one to choose for an online LLM? I've narrowed my search down to those three, but any other recommendations (preferably in the UK) would also be appreciated. Please and thank you.

[Edited by Vonnie on Dec 16, 2016]

Hello!
Does anyone have opinions about University of London, University of Salford and University of Law, to can help me decide which one to choose for an online LLM? I've narrowed my search down to those three, but any other recommendations (preferably in the UK) would also be appreciated. Please and thank you.
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chicken so...
What are your goals? Are you interested in any particular specialization?
What are your goals? Are you interested in any particular specialization?
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Vonnie
Hello Chicken Soup, I'm interested in anything related to international business and commercial law and I'd like to do my PhD in law after that. I'm trying to find an online school that is not expensive but has decent recognition. I don't know much about online schooling so I'm a bit skeptical. Thanks.
Hello Chicken Soup, I'm interested in anything related to international business and commercial law and I'd like to do my PhD in law after that. I'm trying to find an online school that is not expensive but has decent recognition. I don't know much about online schooling so I'm a bit skeptical. Thanks.
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sl2342002
https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/online/international-corporate-and-commercial-Law-llm/index.aspx?&utm_source=google&utm_medium=search&utm_campaign=KCL+-+International+Corporate+%26+Commercial+Law+LLM+-+Dec+2015+-+Search&mkwid=sWvo1FG9D_dc&pcrid=167480212763&pkw=kings%20college%20london%20llm&pmt=e&gclid=CPOeiq-kjdECFU1WDQodOEsNxg


I think if i were to do an online LLM, I would look seriously at Edinburgh and the one at King's College. The latter is new and seems to offer a mixture of learning modalities.

I started the U of L LLM. I found the assigned readings to be great but the learning format - read yourself and take an essay exam on one question - marks only and no feedback- wasnt too inspiring for me. Others may differ..

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https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/online/international-corporate-and-commercial-Law-llm/index.aspx?&utm_source=google&utm_medium=search&utm_campaign=KCL+-+International+Corporate+%26+Commercial+Law+LLM+-+Dec+2015+-+Search&mkwid=sWvo1FG9D_dc&pcrid=167480212763&pkw=kings%20college%20london%20llm&pmt=e&gclid=CPOeiq-kjdECFU1WDQodOEsNxg


I think if i were to do an online LLM, I would look seriously at Edinburgh and the one at King's College. The latter is new and seems to offer a mixture of learning modalities.

I started the U of L LLM. I found the assigned readings to be great but the learning format - read yourself and take an essay exam on one question - marks only and no feedback- wasnt too inspiring for me. Others may differ..



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Vonnie
Thank you very much s12342002. I appreciate your suggestions. The only thing with Kings College is that it's double the price and the program is twice as long as University of London. This is probably a sign that it's a better program so I will consider it. Thank you.
Thank you very much s12342002. I appreciate your suggestions. The only thing with Kings College is that it's double the price and the program is twice as long as University of London. This is probably a sign that it's a better program so I will consider it. Thank you.
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Vonnie
By twice as much and twice as long I meant UoL is 1 year and 9,000 Pounds. King's is 2 years and 17,000 Pounds. I'll take a look at University of Edinburgh.
By twice as much and twice as long I meant UoL is 1 year and 9,000 Pounds. King's is 2 years and 17,000 Pounds. I'll take a look at University of Edinburgh.
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sl2342002
Edinburgh is not cheap. But obviously a good rep and opportunity for civil as well as common law. King's is more than U of L but keep in mind it's a King's College degree and not a generic U of L International programme ( which is open to non-lawyers). Keep in mind that EU schools are still a bargain compared to US schools. And Osgoode Hall (Canada) also has an established programme but is much more expensive.
Edinburgh is not cheap. But obviously a good rep and opportunity for civil as well as common law. King's is more than U of L but keep in mind it's a King's College degree and not a generic U of L International programme ( which is open to non-lawyers). Keep in mind that EU schools are still a bargain compared to US schools. And Osgoode Hall (Canada) also has an established programme but is much more expensive.
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sl2342002
Edinburgh is not cheap. But obviously a good rep and opportunity for civil as well as common law. King's is more than U of L but keep in mind it's a King's College degree and not a generic U of L International programme ( which is open to non-lawyers). Keep in mind that EU schools are still a bargain compared to US schools. And Osgoode Hall (Canada) also has an established programme but is much more expensive.
Edinburgh is not cheap. But obviously a good rep and opportunity for civil as well as common law. King's is more than U of L but keep in mind it's a King's College degree and not a generic U of L International programme ( which is open to non-lawyers). Keep in mind that EU schools are still a bargain compared to US schools. And Osgoode Hall (Canada) also has an established programme but is much more expensive.
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Vonnie
I've noticed that the US schools are quite expensive. Can't afford them. I didn't know Canada had any online Law programs. I thought they were against online legal training. Canada was my first choice but I couldn't find any only programs there, and then I read that they actually didn't have any. I'm struggling to choose between U of L the generic but cheaper and faster school and King's College. Sigh!!!
I've noticed that the US schools are quite expensive. Can't afford them. I didn't know Canada had any online Law programs. I thought they were against online legal training. Canada was my first choice but I couldn't find any only programs there, and then I read that they actually didn't have any. I'm struggling to choose between U of L the generic but cheaper and faster school and King's College. Sigh!!!
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sl2342002
http://www.osgoodepd.ca/academic-programs/distance-learning/ it is the only online LLM I think in Canada. it is not cheap. Personally, I would do the King's College programme in a heartbeat. It wasnt available when I was interested. Remember that U of L is a generic degree and King's College is a degree from a law school.
http://www.osgoodepd.ca/academic-programs/distance-learning/ it is the only online LLM I think in Canada. it is not cheap. Personally, I would do the King's College programme in a heartbeat. It wasnt available when I was interested. Remember that U of L is a generic degree and King's College is a degree from a law school.
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sl2342002
http://www.osgoodepd.ca/academic-programs/distance-learning/ it is the only online LLM I think in Canada. it is not cheap. Personally, I would do the King's College programme in a heartbeat. It wasnt available when I was interested. Remember that U of L is a generic degree and King's College is a degree from a law school.
http://www.osgoodepd.ca/academic-programs/distance-learning/ it is the only online LLM I think in Canada. it is not cheap. Personally, I would do the King's College programme in a heartbeat. It wasnt available when I was interested. Remember that U of L is a generic degree and King's College is a degree from a law school.
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Vonnie
Thank you kindly. You've been extremely helpful with providing options. I'm exploring Osgood but I might take your advice and do the Kings College degree, although I was really looking for a 1 year program. Not too keen on the 24 months they're offering. Agghh. Lol.
Thank you kindly. You've been extremely helpful with providing options. I'm exploring Osgood but I might take your advice and do the Kings College degree, although I was really looking for a 1 year program. Not too keen on the 24 months they're offering. Agghh. Lol.
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Vonnie
Oh and you didn't comment on the University of Law. What do you think of that program?
Oh and you didn't comment on the University of Law. What do you think of that program?
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sl2342002
the university of Law? I don't know much about it. Is there a reason to? Unless there is price advantage, specialised course of study, etc. I am not sure why I would look there when you have Kings, Osgoode, U of L.


A lot depends on what you want to do and where you wish to practice.

Are you looking to add knowledge or add a degree?
the university of Law? I don't know much about it. Is there a reason to? Unless there is price advantage, specialised course of study, etc. I am not sure why I would look there when you have Kings, Osgoode, U of L.


A lot depends on what you want to do and where you wish to practice.

Are you looking to add knowledge or add a degree?
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Vonnie
Yes, I've narrowed it down to Osgoode, Kings and U of London. Will decide by first week of January or apply to all three. I was asking about U of Law in Guildford out of curiosity because my original post (above) included it as one of the three options I found while searching for a school. It's always the first to come up in my searches. It has a one year online LLM program in international law, with a good price advantage.

I want both, knowledge and a degree and I'm hoping to work in Toronto.
Yes, I've narrowed it down to Osgoode, Kings and U of London. Will decide by first week of January or apply to all three. I was asking about U of Law in Guildford out of curiosity because my original post (above) included it as one of the three options I found while searching for a school. It's always the first to come up in my searches. It has a one year online LLM program in international law, with a good price advantage.

I want both, knowledge and a degree and I'm hoping to work in Toronto.
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sl2342002
well if you are looking to practice law in canada then presumably you have looked at the Ontario bar requirements? If so, then you might look to see if any of Osgoode's courses might count towards any requirements for admission. I assume you dont have a Canadian first degree. Obviously if you look to practise in Canada, Osgoode should be well recognised.
well if you are looking to practice law in canada then presumably you have looked at the Ontario bar requirements? If so, then you might look to see if any of Osgoode's courses might count towards any requirements for admission. I assume you dont have a Canadian first degree. Obviously if you look to practise in Canada, Osgoode should be well recognised.
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For what it's worth, I did the University of London LLM program. I agree that choosing the school depends on what you want to do. I already practise in Canada and just wanted to get the LLM. UofL was affordable and did not require a lot of time. There is a lot of reading assigned but they provide study guides which is really all you need to pass the exams.
For what it's worth, I did the University of London LLM program. I agree that choosing the school depends on what you want to do. I already practise in Canada and just wanted to get the LLM. UofL was affordable and did not require a lot of time. There is a lot of reading assigned but they provide study guides which is really all you need to pass the exams.
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