KCL UCL QMUL LSE LLM 2016 2017 APPLICANTS


fazal12

What I can perceive from the comments of offer holders is that KCL is not as good as compared to LSE or UCL. And about the position of QMUL I cannot really gather much. I have not applied in LSE and UCL, as I did not score well enough in my toefl and the requirements of these two are really high. I hold offers from KCL, QMUL, Glasgow and Manchester. Can somebody guide me more about what other colleges I should apply next and which college is best among all the ones I hold offers from?


Hi, I'm from India too. I received an offer from QMUL as well.
I think you should prioritize it in the following manner: Kings> Queen > Glasgow> Manchester. Its advisable to try to stick to London, despite the expense, especially because of the international crowd and market. Though if you really are keen on applying elsewhere, Durham, Nottingham and especially Edinburgh in Scotland are good!

<blockquote>What I can perceive from the comments of offer holders is that KCL is not as good as compared to LSE or UCL. And about the position of QMUL I cannot really gather much. I have not applied in LSE and UCL, as I did not score well enough in my toefl and the requirements of these two are really high. I hold offers from KCL, QMUL, Glasgow and Manchester. Can somebody guide me more about what other colleges I should apply next and which college is best among all the ones I hold offers from?</blockquote>

Hi, I'm from India too. I received an offer from QMUL as well.
I think you should prioritize it in the following manner: Kings> Queen > Glasgow> Manchester. Its advisable to try to stick to London, despite the expense, especially because of the international crowd and market. Though if you really are keen on applying elsewhere, Durham, Nottingham and especially Edinburgh in Scotland are good!
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fazal12

Hello everybody, and congratulations on your offers!
I've meet accepted for the LL.M at UCL and the Master in International Law at the Graduate Institute in Geneva. Does anyone have some experience with these two programs? Considering that I want to specialize on human rights, which one would you recommend?
Thank you!
Julie


I personally feel Geneva would be a much better option for Human Rights.

<blockquote>Hello everybody, and congratulations on your offers!
I've meet accepted for the LL.M at UCL and the Master in International Law at the Graduate Institute in Geneva. Does anyone have some experience with these two programs? Considering that I want to specialize on human rights, which one would you recommend?
Thank you!
Julie</blockquote>

I personally feel Geneva would be a much better option for Human Rights.
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Piky_88

Hi guys,
Congratulations to everyone who currently holds an LLM offer, and best of luck to those who are still awaiting results or at the application process! I am currently in the process of making my application to UCL Kings and LSE, but I have one question in mind which makes me have second thoughts about applying... I have received a 2:1 (64%) from a UK russell group university. Can you all please advise me on my likelihood of getting offers from any of the three aforementioned universities? I would be ever so grateful if offer holders could kindly give me an indication as to their respective grades/predicted grades?
Thanks a lot in advance!


Maybe this is only my personal experience, but I wouldn't spend time (and money!) applying to LSE and UCL.
I also hold a 2:1 degree from an Italian University and applied to all of them, but received an offer only from KCL.

I had very good references and high IELTS score, but LSE and UCL explained that they can't give a place to a 2:1 degree holder, before assuring it to "stronger" applicants..

It's always worth it a try, maybe, it's up to you!

<blockquote>Hi guys,
Congratulations to everyone who currently holds an LLM offer, and best of luck to those who are still awaiting results or at the application process! I am currently in the process of making my application to UCL Kings and LSE, but I have one question in mind which makes me have second thoughts about applying... I have received a 2:1 (64%) from a UK russell group university. Can you all please advise me on my likelihood of getting offers from any of the three aforementioned universities? I would be ever so grateful if offer holders could kindly give me an indication as to their respective grades/predicted grades?
Thanks a lot in advance!</blockquote>

Maybe this is only my personal experience, but I wouldn't spend time (and money!) applying to LSE and UCL.
I also hold a 2:1 degree from an Italian University and applied to all of them, but received an offer only from KCL.

I had very good references and high IELTS score, but LSE and UCL explained that they can't give a place to a 2:1 degree holder, before assuring it to "stronger" applicants..

It's always worth it a try, maybe, it's up to you!
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Hi guys,
Congratulations to everyone who currently holds an LLM offer, and best of luck to those who are still awaiting results or at the application process! I am currently in the process of making my application to UCL Kings and LSE, but I have one question in mind which makes me have second thoughts about applying... I have received a 2:1 (64%) from a UK russell group university. Can you all please advise me on my likelihood of getting offers from any of the three aforementioned universities? I would be ever so grateful if offer holders could kindly give me an indication as to their respective grades/predicted grades?
Thanks a lot in advance!


Maybe this is only my personal experience, but I wouldn't spend time (and money!) applying to LSE and UCL.
I also hold a 2:1 degree from an Italian University and applied to all of them, but received an offer only from KCL.

I had very good references and high IELTS score, but LSE and UCL explained that they can't give a place to a 2:1 degree holder, before assuring it to "stronger" applicants..

It's always worth it a try, maybe, it's up to you!


On the other hand, I have a couple of friends this year that got an offer with a 2:1 from a French university. Therefore, mayne it worth the try...

<blockquote><blockquote>Hi guys,
Congratulations to everyone who currently holds an LLM offer, and best of luck to those who are still awaiting results or at the application process! I am currently in the process of making my application to UCL Kings and LSE, but I have one question in mind which makes me have second thoughts about applying... I have received a 2:1 (64%) from a UK russell group university. Can you all please advise me on my likelihood of getting offers from any of the three aforementioned universities? I would be ever so grateful if offer holders could kindly give me an indication as to their respective grades/predicted grades?
Thanks a lot in advance!</blockquote>

Maybe this is only my personal experience, but I wouldn't spend time (and money!) applying to LSE and UCL.
I also hold a 2:1 degree from an Italian University and applied to all of them, but received an offer only from KCL.

I had very good references and high IELTS score, but LSE and UCL explained that they can't give a place to a 2:1 degree holder, before assuring it to "stronger" applicants..

It's always worth it a try, maybe, it's up to you!</blockquote>

On the other hand, I have a couple of friends this year that got an offer with a 2:1 from a French university. Therefore, mayne it worth the try...
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law-law

Unconditional offer by LSE (Tax Law) and QMUL (Tax Law).

Best for all.

Unconditional offer by LSE (Tax Law) and QMUL (Tax Law).

Best for all.
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Unconditional offer by LSE (Tax Law) and QMUL (Tax Law).

Best for all.


Hey ! Congratulations ! Do you mind telling us when did you get the "complete application" email please ?

<blockquote>Unconditional offer by LSE (Tax Law) and QMUL (Tax Law).

Best for all.</blockquote>

Hey ! Congratulations ! Do you mind telling us when did you get the "complete application" email please ?
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jacksontt

Unconditional offer by LSE (Tax Law) and QMUL (Tax Law).

Best for all.


Hey ! Congratulations ! Do you mind telling us when did you get the "complete application" email please ?


Congrats!!! I have an offer for LLM Taxation. See you on september :)

<blockquote><blockquote>Unconditional offer by LSE (Tax Law) and QMUL (Tax Law).

Best for all.</blockquote>

Hey ! Congratulations ! Do you mind telling us when did you get the "complete application" email please ? </blockquote>

Congrats!!! I have an offer for LLM Taxation. See you on september :)
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law-law

Melimelo:
For LSE 18th Dec if remember correctly.

Yes see in Sept - tax llm! :-)

Melimelo:
For LSE 18th Dec if remember correctly.

Yes see in Sept - tax llm! :-)
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Melimelo:
For LSE 18th Dec if remember correctly.

Yes see in Sept - tax llm! :-)


Thank you ! Congratulations again !

<blockquote>Melimelo:
For LSE 18th Dec if remember correctly.

Yes see in Sept - tax llm! :-)</blockquote>

Thank you ! Congratulations again !
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specter

Guys, do you know when is the deadline to submit IELTS outcome for those who are holding such a condition on their offer made by LSE? Am I right that it can be sent even just before the registration, in early September?

Thank you very much for any respond in advance.

Have a nice day!

Guys, do you know when is the deadline to submit IELTS outcome for those who are holding such a condition on their offer made by LSE? Am I right that it can be sent even just before the registration, in early September?

Thank you very much for any respond in advance.

Have a nice day!
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Maggie13

Guys, do you know when is the deadline to submit IELTS outcome for those who are holding such a condition on their offer made by LSE? Am I right that it can be sent even just before the registration, in early September?

Thank you very much for any respond in advance.

Have a nice day!


I dont think theres an official deadline, but I think ill do mine like next month/april. I know that theyre expecting exam results from those who were given conditional offers around july so I guess if u just do the IELTS before that time ull be fine! Otherwise u can always call the admissions office theyre really helpful

<blockquote>Guys, do you know when is the deadline to submit IELTS outcome for those who are holding such a condition on their offer made by LSE? Am I right that it can be sent even just before the registration, in early September?

Thank you very much for any respond in advance.

Have a nice day!</blockquote>

I dont think theres an official deadline, but I think ill do mine like next month/april. I know that theyre expecting exam results from those who were given conditional offers around july so I guess if u just do the IELTS before that time ull be fine! Otherwise u can always call the admissions office theyre really helpful
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DublinLLM

Those of you who have heard back from UCL, how long after you r application was complete (i.e both references sent) did you receive a response?


Complete 4th January
Response 12th February

They say expect to wait 6 weeks, and that's almost exactly how long it took to process my application!

<blockquote>Those of you who have heard back from UCL, how long after you r application was complete (i.e both references sent) did you receive a response? </blockquote>

Complete 4th January
Response 12th February

They say expect to wait 6 weeks, and that's almost exactly how long it took to process my application!
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DublinLLM

*UPDATE*

Hi everyone,

I hope your applications are going well! I hope this information will be of use to those of you currently in the process of applying or thinking about doing so.

I submitted applications to KCL, UCL, LSE, and Edinburgh - all for banking and finance LLMs. I graduated last year from the top law school in my country with a 2.1, however my grades were not really "high" as all of these competitive programmes specify. My university doesn't use the percentage marking scheme of UK universities, however it was roughly converted to 65%.

As such I thought I had absolutely no chance of being accepted into either UCL or LSE and was really counting on KCL and Edinburgh.

I applied to KCL just before Christmas, UCL and Edinburgh in the first two weeks of January, and LSE towards the end of January. Just after the Christmas I received a rejection letter from KCL. I was extremely pessimistic about my chances thereafter, as I assumed application to UCL and LSE would be even more competitive.

I was shocked to receive an unconditional offer from UCL yesterday! I hope this provides anyone out there thinking of applying some hope, as it proves that the universities will consider more than just academic achievements when assessing an application.

I had additional success in mooting and professional/extracurricular experience which I think really boosted my application.

I also cannot recommend enough taking the time to obtain a good reference. Find someone in your faculty who is willing to take the time to talk with you to prepare a unique and convincing reference.

Given that KCL do not take letters of recommendation any longer, I feel that my letter was probably of great benefit to my application.

In conclusion, don't be put off applying because you feel your grades are not high enough - there are definitely ways of compensating for less than stellar academic results.

Wishing everyone here success in their applications, hoping to see some of you in London next year :)

*UPDATE*

Hi everyone,

I hope your applications are going well! I hope this information will be of use to those of you currently in the process of applying or thinking about doing so.

I submitted applications to KCL, UCL, LSE, and Edinburgh - all for banking and finance LLMs. I graduated last year from the top law school in my country with a 2.1, however my grades were not really "high" as all of these competitive programmes specify. My university doesn't use the percentage marking scheme of UK universities, however it was roughly converted to 65%.

As such I thought I had absolutely no chance of being accepted into either UCL or LSE and was really counting on KCL and Edinburgh.

I applied to KCL just before Christmas, UCL and Edinburgh in the first two weeks of January, and LSE towards the end of January. Just after the Christmas I received a rejection letter from KCL. I was extremely pessimistic about my chances thereafter, as I assumed application to UCL and LSE would be even more competitive.

I was shocked to receive an unconditional offer from UCL yesterday! I hope this provides anyone out there thinking of applying some hope, as it proves that the universities will consider more than just academic achievements when assessing an application.

I had additional success in mooting and professional/extracurricular experience which I think really boosted my application.

I also cannot recommend enough taking the time to obtain a good reference. Find someone in your faculty who is willing to take the time to talk with you to prepare a unique and convincing reference.

Given that KCL do not take letters of recommendation any longer, I feel that my letter was probably of great benefit to my application.

In conclusion, don't be put off applying because you feel your grades are not high enough - there are definitely ways of compensating for less than stellar academic results.

Wishing everyone here success in their applications, hoping to see some of you in London next year :)
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Dionysus

Did anyone get accepted in the Facebook group for the prospective LSE LLM students? After a week my request is still pending. Not really professional if you ask me.

Did anyone get accepted in the Facebook group for the prospective LSE LLM students? After a week my request is still pending. Not really professional if you ask me.
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Loyola

Unconditional offer received Feb 12th for LLM in LSE. Application was finished on Feb 1st.

Faster than expected.

Unconditional offer received Feb 12th for LLM in LSE. Application was finished on Feb 1st.

Faster than expected.
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Maggie13

Did anyone get accepted in the Facebook group for the prospective LSE LLM students? After a week my request is still pending. Not really professional if you ask me.


Nope, I hope theyll accept us soon !

<blockquote>Did anyone get accepted in the Facebook group for the prospective LSE LLM students? After a week my request is still pending. Not really professional if you ask me. </blockquote>

Nope, I hope theyll accept us soon !
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Hello everyone !

I just saw that I got a conditional offer from LSE ! I applied January 11th and my application was processed January 26th.

Good luck to everyone !

By the way, I am french and I got a 2:1.

Hello everyone !

I just saw that I got a conditional offer from LSE ! I applied January 11th and my application was processed January 26th.

Good luck to everyone !

By the way, I am french and I got a 2:1.
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Maggie13

Hello everyone !

I just saw that I got a conditional offer from LSE ! I applied January 11th and my application was processed January 26th.

Good luck to everyone !

By the way, I am french and I got a 2:1.


Congrats!

<blockquote>Hello everyone !

I just saw that I got a conditional offer from LSE ! I applied January 11th and my application was processed January 26th.

Good luck to everyone !

By the way, I am french and I got a 2:1. </blockquote>

Congrats!
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Jjlawjj

Hi Guys

I have been waiting for nearly six weeks. I applied just before the Christmas break to UCL and I have been waiting since. Should I take this as sign that I might get an offer, or there is still some hope out there.

I graduated from University of London International Programme, with a 2.1, but not a high one, like many over here. However, I do have working experience throughout my degree and I am currently working in a Human Rights Organisation and I am teaching aswell. Do you think i have a shot at KCL or UCL, or should i give up hope altogether and think something else for my future LLM application?

Hi Guys

I have been waiting for nearly six weeks. I applied just before the Christmas break to UCL and I have been waiting since. Should I take this as sign that I might get an offer, or there is still some hope out there.

I graduated from University of London International Programme, with a 2.1, but not a high one, like many over here. However, I do have working experience throughout my degree and I am currently working in a Human Rights Organisation and I am teaching aswell. Do you think i have a shot at KCL or UCL, or should i give up hope altogether and think something else for my future LLM application?
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