Bristol, Durham or Nottingham


Wheretogo_
Boys and girls,

I know a little bit about these schools and will visit them in due course.

What would be your reasons to pick one over the others for LLM? including of course job prospects, reputation and quality of the degree.

Thank you for your views. Very much appreciated.
Boys and girls,

I know a little bit about these schools and will visit them in due course.

What would be your reasons to pick one over the others for LLM? including of course job prospects, reputation and quality of the degree.

Thank you for your views. Very much appreciated.
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Wheretogo_
Ok guys!!??

To make it easier: Bristol or Nottingham?
Ok guys!!??

To make it easier: Bristol or Nottingham?
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Kerfuffle
Nottingham - it has a more established and broader LLM programme, a better international profile, and a nice campus.
Nottingham - it has a more established and broader LLM programme, a better international profile, and a nice campus.
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Wheretogo_
Thks Kerfuffle. I did visit Bristol and liked it but still have to visit Nottingham (January)

I think I can do more modules at Nottingham and it is more established as well, however the Bristol programme is very good too.

In terms of reputation and employment prospects both would be good?
Thks Kerfuffle. I did visit Bristol and liked it but still have to visit Nottingham (January)

I think I can do more modules at Nottingham and it is more established as well, however the Bristol programme is very good too.

In terms of reputation and employment prospects both would be good?
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Kerfuffle
Definitely visit Notts, it's a very nice campus university (although the actual city is not very nice).

In terms of reputation, Bristol and Notts are roughly on par. For employment prospects, I really don't think it would matter if you went to Bristol or Notts.
Definitely visit Notts, it's a very nice campus university (although the actual city is not very nice).

In terms of reputation, Bristol and Notts are roughly on par. For employment prospects, I really don't think it would matter if you went to Bristol or Notts.
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I'm not familiar with the programmes offered by Bristol and Durham, except that, to what I've heard, they are considered to be fairly prestigious and high-quality. But I'm currently studying for an LLM at Notts. Their Law School is among the top 5 in the UK and many professors are actively involved with major international organisations such as the UNO or EU - so you learn about new developments and initiatives in European or international law often right from the horse's mouth. Although, in terms of international reputation, Nottigham Uni cannot compete with Oxbridge or Edinburgh, it has certainly a stronger international profile than many of its competitors due to its presence in Asia, where it has two major campuses up to date and there are currently talks underway to establish a third campus in Shanghai. Whether you like the city is a matter of taste, of course. However, I wouldn't care about that to much because the good thing about Nottingham is that through its central location in England you can reach almost every major English city in 2 hours or less by car or public transport.
I'm not familiar with the programmes offered by Bristol and Durham, except that, to what I've heard, they are considered to be fairly prestigious and high-quality. But I'm currently studying for an LLM at Notts. Their Law School is among the top 5 in the UK and many professors are actively involved with major international organisations such as the UNO or EU - so you learn about new developments and initiatives in European or international law often right from the horse's mouth. Although, in terms of international reputation, Nottigham Uni cannot compete with Oxbridge or Edinburgh, it has certainly a stronger international profile than many of its competitors due to its presence in Asia, where it has two major campuses up to date and there are currently talks underway to establish a third campus in Shanghai. Whether you like the city is a matter of taste, of course. However, I wouldn't care about that to much because the good thing about Nottingham is that through its central location in England you can reach almost every major English city in 2 hours or less by car or public transport.
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Wheretogo_
Thank you for your input. I think I will rule out Durham and go for either Bristol or Notts.

I don't think Notts is behind Edinb for international reputation. I would dare to say that Notts has a better law school and certainly is more targeted by firms.

Bristol has also a very good international profile in Asia and it is very popular in Europe. What programme are you doing at Notts.?

I would go for more the Commercial modules however I do wanted an International Arbitration module (which is offered at Bristol)

The fact that you can do 6 modules at Nottingham is a huge bonus though...its a though call...
Thank you for your input. I think I will rule out Durham and go for either Bristol or Notts.

I don't think Notts is behind Edinb for international reputation. I would dare to say that Notts has a better law school and certainly is more targeted by firms.

Bristol has also a very good international profile in Asia and it is very popular in Europe. What programme are you doing at Notts.?

I would go for more the Commercial modules however I do wanted an International Arbitration module (which is offered at Bristol)

The fact that you can do 6 modules at Nottingham is a huge bonus though...its a though call...
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I don't think Notts is behind Edinb for international reputation. I would dare to say that Notts has a better law school and certainly is more targeted by firms.

Well, to a certain extent I would agree with you. In the UK Nottingham will be considered equal and their law school often even better to that of Edinburgh. But just ask some employers in Continental Europe or North America and you will quickly learn that many more will be familiar with Edinburgh than with Nottingham.

What programme are you doing at Notts.?
I'm doing international law which is basically a blending of public and commercial subjects.

The fact that you can do 6 modules at Nottingham is a huge bonus though...its a though call...
You are allowed to take maximally 4 modules per semester (i.e. 8 modules per year). With more than 50 modules to choose from you have the agony of choice. However, believe me, if you want to read(and to understand) all the required material, you'll often have troubles to keep up with the work even if you study only the normal workload of 4 modules.


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I don't think Notts is behind Edinb for international reputation. I would dare to say that Notts has a better law school and certainly is more targeted by firms.

Well, to a certain extent I would agree with you. In the UK Nottingham will be considered equal and their law school often even better to that of Edinburgh. But just ask some employers in Continental Europe or North America and you will quickly learn that many more will be familiar with Edinburgh than with Nottingham.

What programme are you doing at Notts.?
I'm doing international law which is basically a blending of public and commercial subjects.

The fact that you can do 6 modules at Nottingham is a huge bonus though...its a though call...
You are allowed to take maximally 4 modules per semester (i.e. 8 modules per year). With more than 50 modules to choose from you have the agony of choice. However, believe me, if you want to read(and to understand) all the required material, you'll often have troubles to keep up with the work even if you study only the normal workload of 4 modules.


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Glennie
Definitely visit Notts, it's a very nice campus university (although the actual city is not very nice).


Yes, the campus is gorgeous. And while the city might not be to everyone's taste, the campus is a little way out of the city centre. You can quite easily live close to the uni without ever having a reason to go into the centre.
<blockquote>Definitely visit Notts, it's a very nice campus university (although the actual city is not very nice). </blockquote>

Yes, the campus is gorgeous. And while the city might not be to everyone's taste, the campus is a little way out of the city centre. You can quite easily live close to the uni without ever having a reason to go into the centre.
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Wheretogo_
I will...in January!!!!

The law school in Bristol is beautiful (department is inside the Wills memorial building). The library and facilities are excellent! I was very very impressed I have to say!
I will...in January!!!!

The law school in Bristol is beautiful (department is inside the Wills memorial building). The library and facilities are excellent! I was very very impressed I have to say!
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Panthro
What's suddenly changed your mind on Durham? It's brilliant....though admittedly the most expensive of the three
What's suddenly changed your mind on Durham? It's brilliant....though admittedly the most expensive of the three
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Wheretogo_
Hey..!!

not ruled out as of yet....but module wise it does not have the modules I want take...maybe they will introduce them... like Carriage of goods, Arbitration, Environmental law...we will see...
Hey..!!

not ruled out as of yet....but module wise it does not have the modules I want take...maybe they will introduce them... like Carriage of goods, Arbitration, Environmental law...we will see...

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