Dilemma ; MJur or LLM life?


Jasmine88

Hello people,
I got offers both from Oxford and Cambridge and I've been admitted to Queen's at Cambridge.
I still don't know the Oxford college but I am inclined for there, because MJur is better for public law-philosophy of law issues,because Cambridge seems too "posh" for my underground qualities (I don't claim of course that Oxford is kind of that, but at least I will find some interesting spots/bars friends said), because it has a better reputation in Greece and all my greek professors are "in love" with MJur. However, I don't plan to stay and work in Greece, especially now with the crisis. I'd rather travel, work in the US, continue my PhD in the States. That's the plan=not a certain one. I am not the typical first class student, I just happen to enjoy studying in certain periods. I love acting and dancing and people told me that Oxford is ideal my "beyond-law" expectations.

I know that it may seem para-normal to you, since I see comments speaking about job planning-carrer building-scaring new ideas, but I love beeing free, reading whatever I like, working wherever my conscience permits, travelling with people, being in multi-tasking environments. I haven't still chosen my path, but I will go for Oxbridge, just for the experience of academic life there.

I couldn't agree more with an older post: the courses seem a bit narrow, but I've been told that reputation is all in these cases (that it's why I declined LSE's offer). I understand that both are top ranking universities and there is not THAT difference between them, but if somebody could give me some additional details, I would be grateful.

I am interested in Comparative Public Law and International Environmental Law. Maybe Human Rights as well.

Thank you by heart.

Hello people,
I got offers both from Oxford and Cambridge and I've been admitted to Queen's at Cambridge.
I still don't know the Oxford college but I am inclined for there, because MJur is better for public law-philosophy of law issues,because Cambridge seems too "posh" for my underground qualities (I don't claim of course that Oxford is kind of that, but at least I will find some interesting spots/bars friends said), because it has a better reputation in Greece and all my greek professors are "in love" with MJur. However, I don't plan to stay and work in Greece, especially now with the crisis. I'd rather travel, work in the US, continue my PhD in the States. That's the plan=not a certain one. I am not the typical first class student, I just happen to enjoy studying in certain periods. I love acting and dancing and people told me that Oxford is ideal my "beyond-law" expectations.

I know that it may seem para-normal to you, since I see comments speaking about job planning-carrer building-scaring new ideas, but I love beeing free, reading whatever I like, working wherever my conscience permits, travelling with people, being in multi-tasking environments. I haven't still chosen my path, but I will go for Oxbridge, just for the experience of academic life there.

I couldn't agree more with an older post: the courses seem a bit narrow, but I've been told that reputation is all in these cases (that it's why I declined LSE's offer). I understand that both are top ranking universities and there is not THAT difference between them, but if somebody could give me some additional details, I would be grateful.

I am interested in Comparative Public Law and International Environmental Law. Maybe Human Rights as well.

Thank you by heart.
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Interalia

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Jasmine88

Have you studied there? Have you taken the Jurisprudence course?

(Inter alia thanks ;)


Have you studied there? Have you taken the Jurisprudence course?

(Inter alia thanks ;)
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Interalia

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Jasmine88

I know that Oxford is the best place to do legal philosophy in the world.

But I never mentioned -in my 1st post- that I am inclined for legal philosophy. I love reading philosophy, from ancient greeks until the Frankfurt Scholars (Benjamin, Habermas,etc) and the post-modern and feminist theorists (like Hanna Arendt). This is how I re-construct my mind's representations of the world.

But I would never like to live the life of a scholar. I am a very active woman.

So, this is the question (to dear ALL) ;

Oxford or Cambridge offers an anti-autoritarian community, an out-of-the box way of existing in modern studies? Where does somebody find the most radical thesis? Where the flow is moving you unexpectedly?

In neither of both I sullenly guess.


I know that Oxford is the best place to do legal philosophy in the world.

But I never mentioned -in my 1st post- that I am inclined for legal philosophy. I love reading philosophy, from ancient greeks until the Frankfurt Scholars (Benjamin, Habermas,etc) and the post-modern and feminist theorists (like Hanna Arendt). This is how I re-construct my mind's representations of the world.

But I would never like to live the life of a scholar. I am a very active woman.

So, this is the question (to dear ALL) ;

Oxford or Cambridge offers an anti-autoritarian community, an out-of-the box way of existing in modern studies? Where does somebody find the most radical thesis? Where the flow is moving you unexpectedly?

In neither of both I sullenly guess.
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Interalia

okies i read it wrongly then, I will delete my replies since they are not relevant :) no biggie.

okies i read it wrongly then, I will delete my replies since they are not relevant :) no biggie.
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Jasmine88

Not at all! Thanks for the common place, I know that my post is a bit confusing and out-of-the box for this site :)

Hope I get an answer from an "insider" though...


Not at all! Thanks for the common place, I know that my post is a bit confusing and out-of-the box for this site :)

Hope I get an answer from an "insider" though...
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