KCL or Edinburgh ?


Eidhos
Hello everyone,

I just received offers from KCL and Edinburgh and I'm currently trying to decide between those 2 to study competition law and intellectual property law. I am aware of the rankings and that KCL has a better reputation, although Edi remains an excellent university, but the city of Edinburgh is more appealing to me than London. I am looking for infos or advice from people who studied in the UK or even better in one of theses uni.
Thanks in advance for your help.

Edihos
Hello everyone,

I just received offers from KCL and Edinburgh and I'm currently trying to decide between those 2 to study competition law and intellectual property law. I am aware of the rankings and that KCL has a better reputation, although Edi remains an excellent university, but the city of Edinburgh is more appealing to me than London. I am looking for infos or advice from people who studied in the UK or even better in one of theses uni.
Thanks in advance for your help.

Edihos
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lawman123
100% King's, especially if you are thinking about Competition. Maybe they have the best Competition law programme in the UK and one the the top 5 globally. Among the faculty they have Whish and Jones (authors of two of the best Competition Law handbooks). And I'm saying that despite the fact that I'm doing the LLM at LSE (which has also an excellent lecturer for Competition). If you are interested only in Competition, KCL is the best choice. Otherwise, try LSE, it has a better profile (7th globally according to QS...). Also, you chose 7 half units instead of 3 units at KCL, which gives more flexibility. All the people I know at LSE were also accepted at KCL (me included), so most probably they will accept you too, because they have the same requirements.
100% King's, especially if you are thinking about Competition. Maybe they have the best Competition law programme in the UK and one the the top 5 globally. Among the faculty they have Whish and Jones (authors of two of the best Competition Law handbooks). And I'm saying that despite the fact that I'm doing the LLM at LSE (which has also an excellent lecturer for Competition). If you are interested only in Competition, KCL is the best choice. Otherwise, try LSE, it has a better profile (7th globally according to QS...). Also, you chose 7 half units instead of 3 units at KCL, which gives more flexibility. All the people I know at LSE were also accepted at KCL (me included), so most probably they will accept you too, because they have the same requirements.
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Eidhos
Thank you very much lawman 123, this is really helpful. I will definitely take look at LSE LLM program to see what it is made of. Also I read somewhere on this site that Pr Whish left KCL this year ... Isn't it a great loss for the Competition program ?
Anyone else has an opinion on the subject ?
Thank you very much lawman 123, this is really helpful. I will definitely take look at LSE LLM program to see what it is made of. Also I read somewhere on this site that Pr Whish left KCL this year ... Isn't it a great loss for the Competition program ?
Anyone else has an opinion on the subject ?
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arc10
I would say try LSE, it is highly reputable worldwide. Between Edinburgh and KCL, I would say KCL. Although I think Edinburgh is a better Uni, in Law and particularly competition KCL is more reputable.
I would say try LSE, it is highly reputable worldwide. Between Edinburgh and KCL, I would say KCL. Although I think Edinburgh is a better Uni, in Law and particularly competition KCL is more reputable.
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CPH
Hello everyone,

I just received offers from KCL and Edinburgh and I'm currently trying to decide between those 2 to study competition law and intellectual property law. I am aware of the rankings and that KCL has a better reputation, although Edi remains an excellent university, but the city of Edinburgh is more appealing to me than London. I am looking for infos or advice from people who studied in the UK or even better in one of theses uni.
Thanks in advance for your help.

Edihos


Each university nurtures their specialty. Having recently graduated from Edinburgh with an LLM in PIL, my impression is that the School's strength lies not as much in corporate or IP, as it does in environmental and climate change, criminal and PIL (really est. and cutting edge profs). That being said, I cannot rave more about the University, Edinburgh and Scotland. It was a difficult place to leave. So if competition and IP is your thing, KCL is a good bet. Plus London is warmer...
<blockquote>Hello everyone,

I just received offers from KCL and Edinburgh and I'm currently trying to decide between those 2 to study competition law and intellectual property law. I am aware of the rankings and that KCL has a better reputation, although Edi remains an excellent university, but the city of Edinburgh is more appealing to me than London. I am looking for infos or advice from people who studied in the UK or even better in one of theses uni.
Thanks in advance for your help.

Edihos</blockquote>

Each university nurtures their specialty. Having recently graduated from Edinburgh with an LLM in PIL, my impression is that the School's strength lies not as much in corporate or IP, as it does in environmental and climate change, criminal and PIL (really est. and cutting edge profs). That being said, I cannot rave more about the University, Edinburgh and Scotland. It was a difficult place to leave. So if competition and IP is your thing, KCL is a good bet. Plus London is warmer...
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