How to chooseGDL or LLM?


aria
Hey

I hope some helpfully souls can help me out.. I have always been interested in politics and law however went to study politics. After pursuing a master degree in political science I skills want to study law.

I am not sure what will be the best option for me. I do want to practice law very much...
But I am not sure which if GDL OR LLM will give me more opportunities. I have interest in family law, intellectual property law and human rights.

Currently based in UK hence thought I could study in UK but I do not wish to stay here forever. Well the food culture here does not make it use to vegetarian and health conscious.

I want to move Canada/US at some point - or generally want to travel but I also concerned that about job opportunities.

Universities in UK do not provide one-to-one counselling for foreign students.

Any advice will be much appreciated.

Thank you..!!
Hey

I hope some helpfully souls can help me out.. I have always been interested in politics and law however went to study politics. After pursuing a master degree in political science I skills want to study law.

I am not sure what will be the best option for me. I do want to practice law very much...
But I am not sure which if GDL OR LLM will give me more opportunities. I have interest in family law, intellectual property law and human rights.

Currently based in UK hence thought I could study in UK but I do not wish to stay here forever. Well the food culture here does not make it use to vegetarian and health conscious.

I want to move Canada/US at some point - or generally want to travel but I also concerned that about job opportunities.

Universities in UK do not provide one-to-one counselling for foreign students.

Any advice will be much appreciated.

Thank you..!!
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chicken so...
If I were you, I'd try to clarify my goals before I committed to a degree program.

The GDL tends to be the route to eventually practice law in the UK. GDL --> LPC

An LLM in primarily for those who want to broaden their practice.

If you want to eventually practice law in the US, you'd probably want to consider a JD program.

Do you have a first degree in law?
If I were you, I'd try to clarify my goals before I committed to a degree program.

The GDL tends to be the route to eventually practice law in the UK. GDL --> LPC

An LLM in primarily for those who want to broaden their practice.

If you want to eventually practice law in the US, you'd probably want to consider a JD program.

Do you have a first degree in law?
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aria
If I were you, I'd try to clarify my goals before I committed to a degree program.

The GDL tends to be the route to eventually practice law in the UK. GDL --> LPC

An LLM in primarily for those who want to broaden their practice.

If you want to eventually practice law in the US, you'd probably want to consider a JD program.

Do you have a first degree in law?


Dear chicken soup..
Thank you very much for your reply.. It is really appreciate.
No, my first degree is in political science.

I might be wrong but Juris Doctor program (JD) is not available in the UK - and it takes 3 years. and I know some schools in the US offer a 2 year program. Which is really great.

This might be silly I honestly was of the convincing the a LLM would allow you to practice law..

It is hard to decide especially since education is soo expensive.. basic human rights turned to commercial business.. sadly..

my I ask if you are doing the JD program?
[quote]If I were you, I'd try to clarify my goals before I committed to a degree program.

The GDL tends to be the route to eventually practice law in the UK. GDL --> LPC

An LLM in primarily for those who want to broaden their practice.

If you want to eventually practice law in the US, you'd probably want to consider a JD program.

Do you have a first degree in law? [/quote]

Dear chicken soup..
Thank you very much for your reply.. It is really appreciate.
No, my first degree is in political science.

I might be wrong but Juris Doctor program (JD) is not available in the UK - and it takes 3 years. and I know some schools in the US offer a 2 year program. Which is really great.

This might be silly I honestly was of the convincing the a LLM would allow you to practice law..

It is hard to decide especially since education is soo expensive.. basic human rights turned to commercial business.. sadly..

my I ask if you are doing the JD program?
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chicken so...
As far as I know, two-year JDs - those aimed at foreign lawyers - in the US are typically only available to those who have already completed a first degree in law.
As far as I know, two-year JDs - those aimed at foreign lawyers - in the US are typically only available to those who have already completed a first degree in law.
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aria
As far as I know, two-year JDs - those aimed at foreign lawyers - in the US are typically only available to those who have already completed a first degree in law.


thanks. I need to investigate this more.. found this law school in Brooklyn
https://www.brooklaw.edu/academics/ourdegreeoptions/2YearJDProgram

I think there are a few schools that offer the 2 years program. I think it will be rather intensive then.
[quote]As far as I know, two-year JDs - those aimed at foreign lawyers - in the US are typically only available to those who have already completed a first degree in law.[/quote]

thanks. I need to investigate this more.. found this law school in Brooklyn
https://www.brooklaw.edu/academics/ourdegreeoptions/2YearJDProgram

I think there are a few schools that offer the 2 years program. I think it will be rather intensive then.


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