LLM in Swansea


hi could anyone guide me about he llm in swansea please

hi could anyone guide me about he llm in swansea please
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I have opted to do my LLM in Maritime Law in Swansea University because of its international reputation in the area. I am already impressed by the warm welcome of the lecturers at the School. I have also spoken with some of the students who are now completing their LLM and they told me that had a fantastic year in Swansea. The teaching was excellent and the lecturers were friendly.

I have opted to do my LLM in Maritime Law in Swansea University because of its international reputation in the area. I am already impressed by the warm welcome of the lecturers at the School. I have also spoken with some of the students who are now completing their LLM and they told me that had a fantastic year in Swansea. The teaching was excellent and the lecturers were friendly.
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I have also joined for the LLM in International Trade Law in Swansea. Do you have any idea about the exposure we have for the subject i've choosen. since am new to this field i dont have any idea about it and i'll be reaching the Swansea by 1st of october. Meet you soon there. Could you give some information pls

I have also joined for the LLM in International Trade Law in Swansea. Do you have any idea about the exposure we have for the subject i've choosen. since am new to this field i dont have any idea about it and i'll be reaching the Swansea by 1st of october. Meet you soon there. Could you give some information pls
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don1425

hi there,

I am about to finish my LLM in Maritime Law at Swansea, and I can tell you, I had a fantasti year, very informative, and I already have job as a trainee Average Adjuster in one of London mutual clubs.

The modules i took were of main reason I got the job, I took Charterparties and Marine Cargo Claims taught by Prof Richard Williams, very very very good lecturer, and very approachable. I took Admiralty Law by Dr Soyer, excellent lectuerer, and i took Arbitration by Dr Nikaki, very good and kind lectuerer. I would certainly recommend the school.

Good luck and enjoy

hi there,

I am about to finish my LLM in Maritime Law at Swansea, and I can tell you, I had a fantasti year, very informative, and I already have job as a trainee Average Adjuster in one of London mutual clubs.

The modules i took were of main reason I got the job, I took Charterparties and Marine Cargo Claims taught by Prof Richard Williams, very very very good lecturer, and very approachable. I took Admiralty Law by Dr Soyer, excellent lectuerer, and i took Arbitration by Dr Nikaki, very good and kind lectuerer. I would certainly recommend the school.

Good luck and enjoy
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It is my third week in Swansea and it keeps getting better. The induction week was very informative and I got a very good grasp of the English legal system. The second week is even better as we have now started the lectures and I now have a dilemma of which courses to choose. So many modules covering a wide range of maritime subjects which are taught by excellent lecturers.

It is my third week in Swansea and it keeps getting better. The induction week was very informative and I got a very good grasp of the English legal system. The second week is even better as we have now started the lectures and I now have a dilemma of which courses to choose. So many modules covering a wide range of maritime subjects which are taught by excellent lecturers.
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efeefe

I have heard so many good things about Swansea from my friends who are in practice now- thanks for your encouragement I think I have now decided to go for it.

Efe Uwonbi
Nigeria

I have heard so many good things about Swansea from my friends who are in practice now- thanks for your encouragement I think I have now decided to go for it.

Efe Uwonbi
Nigeria
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jessychen

Hiya everybody I am off to Swansea in 2009 could you please drop me an e-mail. Heard so many positive things about teh place.

Hiya everybody I am off to Swansea in 2009 could you please drop me an e-mail. Heard so many positive things about teh place.
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khalifa

I've got a conditional offer of University East Anglia in International commercial law, and LLm & Globalisation of Swansea.
I'm wondring which i should choose.
Please give me some advices to take the right decicion.

Regards
Khalifa

I've got a conditional offer of University East Anglia in International commercial law, and LLm & Globalisation of Swansea.
I'm wondring which i should choose.
Please give me some advices to take the right decicion.

Regards
Khalifa
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flori

Hi Khalifa,
I just browsed the two programme pages and according to the respective prospectus both programmes seem to offer very interesting modules. I have to admit that I have no clue whether those programmes live up to the brochures and it is probably impossible to know so in advance.
Which modules would you choose in Swansea, which ones in Norwich?
In the end, you might want to consider other factors as well (size of the programmes/size, location and atmosphere of the university town/availability of scholarships/housing), whereas the same problem arises again: You cannot grasp the "soft factors" of a LLM programme before attending it...
To cut a long story short, I think that both of them are decent choices - just follow your instinct...
Bye
Flori
P.S.
As a matter of disclosure I should add that I attended a LLM programme at Swansea University during the academic year 2007/2008.

Hi Khalifa,
I just browsed the two programme pages and according to the respective prospectus both programmes seem to offer very interesting modules. I have to admit that I have no clue whether those programmes live up to the brochures and it is probably impossible to know so in advance.
Which modules would you choose in Swansea, which ones in Norwich?
In the end, you might want to consider other factors as well (size of the programmes/size, location and atmosphere of the university town/availability of scholarships/housing), whereas the same problem arises again: You cannot grasp the "soft factors" of a LLM programme before attending it...
To cut a long story short, I think that both of them are decent choices - just follow your instinct...
Bye
Flori
P.S.
As a matter of disclosure I should add that I attended a LLM programme at Swansea University during the academic year 2007/2008.
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khalifa

thank you Flori
you're the man.I think i'll go with the UEA offer.
Thank you again friend
Best Regards to you,
Khalifa

thank you Flori
you're the man.I think i'll go with the UEA offer.
Thank you again friend
Best Regards to you,
Khalifa
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kerim

LLM in Maritime Law
Swansea or Plymouth ? ?
I need to make a decision. Could you please help me ?? Which one would you recommend?

LLM in Maritime Law
Swansea or Plymouth ? ?
I need to make a decision. Could you please help me ?? Which one would you recommend?
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flori

Hi Kerim,
This is a tough question :-) First of all I would like to disclose that I obtained a LLM International Maritime Law from Swansea University and that I have never heard of the LLM in Plymouth before.
But: I checked the Plymouth website and their module list of the LLM is superb. If they really offer all those modules, Plymouth represents a very attractive choice.
I checked their staff list as we'll. The professor, who seems to be responsible for the whole LLM thing, has taught at Cardiff and Swansea before. One of the lecturers taught at Swansea as well.
Well, even though I will probably receive a lot of criticism from other students at Swansea, the decision appears to be very difficult tough one and I would seriously consider both choices.
Have you ever been to Plymouth/Swansea before or is there any chance that you might be able to visit those places before deciding where to go?
If you have any more questions regarding Swansea, just drop me a personal message...
Bye
Flori

Hi Kerim,
This is a tough question :-) First of all I would like to disclose that I obtained a LLM International Maritime Law from Swansea University and that I have never heard of the LLM in Plymouth before.
But: I checked the Plymouth website and their module list of the LLM is superb. If they really offer all those modules, Plymouth represents a very attractive choice.
I checked their staff list as we'll. The professor, who seems to be responsible for the whole LLM thing, has taught at Cardiff and Swansea before. One of the lecturers taught at Swansea as well.
Well, even though I will probably receive a lot of criticism from other students at Swansea, the decision appears to be very difficult tough one and I would seriously consider both choices.
Have you ever been to Plymouth/Swansea before or is there any chance that you might be able to visit those places before deciding where to go?
If you have any more questions regarding Swansea, just drop me a personal message...
Bye
Flori
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Lilly

Hi Kerim
I did my LLM in Plymouth and, after discussing with my friends in Swansea, I wish I had done it in Swansea. It seems that we have a wide range of courses in Plymouth but most of them were also taught in Swansea under the four main courses and they were taught not only by the reputable professors in Swansea but also by other people on the field like the ex director of the Oil Pollution Fund Mans Jacobsson. The students in Swansea had also loads of visiting lectures by eminent people from the field and the environment was very friendly.
I also did not like the city of Plymouth. I visited my friends in Swansea and I loved every minute I spent there.
Bye
Lilly

Hi Kerim
I did my LLM in Plymouth and, after discussing with my friends in Swansea, I wish I had done it in Swansea. It seems that we have a wide range of courses in Plymouth but most of them were also taught in Swansea under the four main courses and they were taught not only by the reputable professors in Swansea but also by other people on the field like the ex director of the Oil Pollution Fund Mans Jacobsson. The students in Swansea had also loads of visiting lectures by eminent people from the field and the environment was very friendly.
I also did not like the city of Plymouth. I visited my friends in Swansea and I loved every minute I spent there.
Bye
Lilly
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hababa

Hi guys

I am amazed that someone is taking time to compare Swansea with Plymouth and East Anglia!! Swansea is a rising star which is above both of these institutions in most rankings. Also, the Institute of International Shipping Law at Swansea is known worldwide- just see their site: www.swansea.ac.uk/law/istl.

Hababa

Hi guys

I am amazed that someone is taking time to compare Swansea with Plymouth and East Anglia!! Swansea is a rising star which is above both of these institutions in most rankings. Also, the Institute of International Shipping Law at Swansea is known worldwide- just see their site: www.swansea.ac.uk/law/istl.

Hababa

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flori

Hello,
well, first of all I do think that it is by all means legitimate to compare different degree programmes based on the respective brochures (this is the way most people choose their programme). Furthermore I would be surprised, if anyone here had completed a LLM degree at all those institutions, therefore nobody can do a comparison on first-hand experience. To go even further, I would add that most of the people here have not even graduated from one programme, as they are either still attending the programme or will attend the next class of the LLM.

When it comes to the rankings, it is difficult to derive any significant commendation regarding the specific LLM programme due to the methodology used by the rankings.

But let's assume that the rankings are accurate:
According to the Times rating, Swansea (49th) is below East Anglia (21th). http://extras.timesonline.co.uk/tol_gug/gooduniversityguide.php?AC_sub=Law&x=24&y=11&sub=38
This picture is repeated in the Guardian Ranking, where Swansea is again something like 20 places behind East Anglia.
It is true that Swansea is in front of East Anglia in the RAE http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/table/2008/dec/18/rae-results-2008-law-degree
and it is true that Swansea has a better ranking than Plymouth.

Don't get me wrong, I am not saying that East Anglia is better than Swansea or that Southampton is better than East Anglia/Swansea/Plymouth. Nevertheless I think that this forum is a place for an open discussion and not a place where everyone just recommends his/her university. Still, I am always pleased to hear that Swansea has acquired the reputation described in the last post :-)
Bye
Flori

Hello,
well, first of all I do think that it is by all means legitimate to compare different degree programmes based on the respective brochures (this is the way most people choose their programme). Furthermore I would be surprised, if anyone here had completed a LLM degree at all those institutions, therefore nobody can do a comparison on first-hand experience. To go even further, I would add that most of the people here have not even graduated from one programme, as they are either still attending the programme or will attend the next class of the LLM.

When it comes to the rankings, it is difficult to derive any significant commendation regarding the specific LLM programme due to the methodology used by the rankings.

But let's assume that the rankings are accurate:
According to the Times rating, Swansea (49th) is below East Anglia (21th). http://extras.timesonline.co.uk/tol_gug/gooduniversityguide.php?AC_sub=Law&x=24&y=11&sub=38
This picture is repeated in the Guardian Ranking, where Swansea is again something like 20 places behind East Anglia.
It is true that Swansea is in front of East Anglia in the RAE http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/table/2008/dec/18/rae-results-2008-law-degree
and it is true that Swansea has a better ranking than Plymouth.

Don't get me wrong, I am not saying that East Anglia is better than Swansea or that Southampton is better than East Anglia/Swansea/Plymouth. Nevertheless I think that this forum is a place for an open discussion and not a place where everyone just recommends his/her university. Still, I am always pleased to hear that Swansea has acquired the reputation described in the last post :-)
Bye
Flori
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gesiken

dear friends

thanks for informative discussions taking place here. In my experience, tables do not tell the whole story. Listen people who have been to a university and if you are in the commercial/trade field listen what market leaders and recruiters say- I work in a law firm in London, Ince & Co, and the partner who is responsible for recruitment gives emphasis to graduates from universities which take commercial/maritime law seriously by having research groups/institutes. In that regard, he is not very keen to recruit students from places just beacuse that place is high in the table or because it is a university with a big name. It is also important to go somewhere which you are given an opportunity to develop yourself- somewhere which does not ASSOCIATE YOU WITH £ SIGNS!

Gesiken

dear friends

thanks for informative discussions taking place here. In my experience, tables do not tell the whole story. Listen people who have been to a university and if you are in the commercial/trade field listen what market leaders and recruiters say- I work in a law firm in London, Ince & Co, and the partner who is responsible for recruitment gives emphasis to graduates from universities which take commercial/maritime law seriously by having research groups/institutes. In that regard, he is not very keen to recruit students from places just beacuse that place is high in the table or because it is a university with a big name. It is also important to go somewhere which you are given an opportunity to develop yourself- somewhere which does not ASSOCIATE YOU WITH £ SIGNS!

Gesiken
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gesiken

i THINK eFEEFE'S COMMENTS AND LILY'S COMMENTS ARE REMARKABLE AND PEOPLE SHOULD TAKE THEM INTO CONSIDERATION-

i THINK eFEEFE'S COMMENTS AND LILY'S COMMENTS ARE REMARKABLE AND PEOPLE SHOULD TAKE THEM INTO CONSIDERATION-
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