Cambridge or LSE - Human Rights


Verallm
Hi everyone

Looking for some guidance - I got accepted to both the LSE and Cambridge LLM and I am having difficulties making a decision. I am international student from a Commonwealth country.

My main interest is in human rights, and I would do the LSE human rights specialism if I were to go there. I know the Cambridge degree is less human rights focused, however I feel like I can't look past the reputation Cambridge has, and the opportunity to study in the environment Cambridge offers.

Would really appreciate insight from others - would I be narrowing my options in the human rights field by choosing Cambridge over LSE?

Thanks v much
Hi everyone

Looking for some guidance - I got accepted to both the LSE and Cambridge LLM and I am having difficulties making a decision. I am international student from a Commonwealth country.

My main interest is in human rights, and I would do the LSE human rights specialism if I were to go there. I know the Cambridge degree is less human rights focused, however I feel like I can't look past the reputation Cambridge has, and the opportunity to study in the environment Cambridge offers.

Would really appreciate insight from others - would I be narrowing my options in the human rights field by choosing Cambridge over LSE?

Thanks v much
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Lawyerfly
I would always choose Cambridge over the LSE, but this ist just a personal preference. I do think their reputation in human rights is also very good and the fees are almost the same?
I would always choose Cambridge over the LSE, but this ist just a personal preference. I do think their reputation in human rights is also very good and the fees are almost the same?
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charlielim
Hi everyone

Looking for some guidance - I got accepted to both the LSE and Cambridge LLM and I am having difficulties making a decision. I am international student from a Commonwealth country.

My main interest is in human rights, and I would do the LSE human rights specialism if I were to go there. I know the Cambridge degree is less human rights focused, however I feel like I can't look past the reputation Cambridge has, and the opportunity to study in the environment Cambridge offers.

Would really appreciate insight from others - would I be narrowing my options in the human rights field by choosing Cambridge over LSE?

Thanks v much


If your goal is to work in human rights, I would go for LSE. While Cambridge is prestigious in general, it's not that well regarded in the human rights community. Remember that at the end of the day, it's the human rights practitioners that will assess your job application.

BUT if you intend to do work in other fields, you will never go wrong with Cambridge.
[quote]Hi everyone

Looking for some guidance - I got accepted to both the LSE and Cambridge LLM and I am having difficulties making a decision. I am international student from a Commonwealth country.

My main interest is in human rights, and I would do the LSE human rights specialism if I were to go there. I know the Cambridge degree is less human rights focused, however I feel like I can't look past the reputation Cambridge has, and the opportunity to study in the environment Cambridge offers.

Would really appreciate insight from others - would I be narrowing my options in the human rights field by choosing Cambridge over LSE?

Thanks v much[/quote]

If your goal is to work in human rights, I would go for LSE. While Cambridge is prestigious in general, it's not that well regarded in the human rights community. Remember that at the end of the day, it's the human rights practitioners that will assess your job application.

BUT if you intend to do work in other fields, you will never go wrong with Cambridge.
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Verallm
Thanks both for your helpful responses



If your goal is to work in human rights, I would go for LSE. While Cambridge is prestigious in general, it's not that well regarded in the human rights community. Remember that at the end of the day, it's the human rights practitioners that will assess your job application.

BUT if you intend to do work in other fields, you will never go wrong with Cambridge.


This confirms my suspicions that LSE is preferable for the human rights track. It's a hard one though, I can't help but feel that Cambridge is one of those 'once in a lifetime' things (I didn't expect to get in) and I worry I'll regret going elsewhere...
Thanks both for your helpful responses

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If your goal is to work in human rights, I would go for LSE. While Cambridge is prestigious in general, it's not that well regarded in the human rights community. Remember that at the end of the day, it's the human rights practitioners that will assess your job application.

BUT if you intend to do work in other fields, you will never go wrong with Cambridge. [/quote]

This confirms my suspicions that LSE is preferable for the human rights track. It's a hard one though, I can't help but feel that Cambridge is one of those 'once in a lifetime' things (I didn't expect to get in) and I worry I'll regret going elsewhere...
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charlielim
Thanks both for your helpful responses



If your goal is to work in human rights, I would go for LSE. While Cambridge is prestigious in general, it's not that well regarded in the human rights community. Remember that at the end of the day, it's the human rights practitioners that will assess your job application.

BUT if you intend to do work in other fields, you will never go wrong with Cambridge.


This confirms my suspicions that LSE is preferable for the human rights track. It's a hard one though, I can't help but feel that Cambridge is one of those 'once in a lifetime' things (I didn't expect to get in) and I worry I'll regret going elsewhere...


I'm sure you'll never go wrong with Cambridge either. Given that you're admitted to both good schools, I'm certain you'll succeed wherever you go with your credentials. Good luck!
[quote]Thanks both for your helpful responses

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If your goal is to work in human rights, I would go for LSE. While Cambridge is prestigious in general, it's not that well regarded in the human rights community. Remember that at the end of the day, it's the human rights practitioners that will assess your job application.

BUT if you intend to do work in other fields, you will never go wrong with Cambridge. [/quote]

This confirms my suspicions that LSE is preferable for the human rights track. It's a hard one though, I can't help but feel that Cambridge is one of those 'once in a lifetime' things (I didn't expect to get in) and I worry I'll regret going elsewhere... [/quote]

I'm sure you'll never go wrong with Cambridge either. Given that you're admitted to both good schools, I'm certain you'll succeed wherever you go with your credentials. Good luck!
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Verallm


I'm sure you'll never go wrong with Cambridge either. Given that you're admitted to both good schools, I'm certain you'll succeed wherever you go with your credentials. Good luck!


Thank you, very kind :)
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I'm sure you'll never go wrong with Cambridge either. Given that you're admitted to both good schools, I'm certain you'll succeed wherever you go with your credentials. Good luck! [/quote]

Thank you, very kind :)
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