LLM Queen mary - Bristol - Edinburgh - Glasgow


becomply
Hi,

I am a Belgium student who is going to his final year of law school. During my four years of studying law I developed a specific interest in corporate law and commercial law. I would like to do an LLM in the UK to specialise in these areas of law.

I had 66% for my bachelor degree (I think the equivalent is a 2:2). In the first year of my master I had 70% (2:1). Normally I would even go higher in my second master year. I also did 2 internships (one international law firm and one Belgium lawfirm).

If I file my application in February (then I will have my grades of the first semester of my second master year), will I have a bigger chance to get accepted by these top schools? Or is the focus primarily on the LLB?

Your answer will be appreciated!
Hi,

I am a Belgium student who is going to his final year of law school. During my four years of studying law I developed a specific interest in corporate law and commercial law. I would like to do an LLM in the UK to specialise in these areas of law.

I had 66% for my bachelor degree (I think the equivalent is a 2:2). In the first year of my master I had 70% (2:1). Normally I would even go higher in my second master year. I also did 2 internships (one international law firm and one Belgium lawfirm).

If I file my application in February (then I will have my grades of the first semester of my second master year), will I have a bigger chance to get accepted by these top schools? Or is the focus primarily on the LLB?

Your answer will be appreciated!
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becomply
My main question is: is the LLB the most important part for the application or the master?

Have a good day
My main question is: is the LLB the most important part for the application or the master?

Have a good day
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Volkov
Hey,

I'm also interested in an anwser to this post as I am a Belgian student too and I have pretty much the same profile!

Did you got any other anwser?

Thanks!
Hey,

I'm also interested in an anwser to this post as I am a Belgian student too and I have pretty much the same profile!

Did you got any other anwser?

Thanks!
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Wheretogo_
You have an opportunity at all of them but the biggest advantage is to apply very early and it is likely you will get a place. My advice just apply NOW and then if you get in you can pick which one.

Although from all of them I would go for Bristol!
You have an opportunity at all of them but the biggest advantage is to apply very early and it is likely you will get a place. My advice just apply NOW and then if you get in you can pick which one.

Although from all of them I would go for Bristol!
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Volkov
Thank you for your answer Wheretogo_! If I apply in February do you think it's already late?

@becomply I sent you a private message but I'm not sure it went through... did you receive it?
Thank you for your answer Wheretogo_! If I apply in February do you think it's already late?

@becomply I sent you a private message but I'm not sure it went through... did you receive it?
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Wheretogo_
Why February and not now? Like I said, the earlier the better!
Why February and not now? Like I said, the earlier the better!
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becomply
Thank you for your answer Wheretogo_! If I apply in February do you think it's already late?

@becomply I sent you a private message but I'm not sure it went through... did you receive it?


I haven't received anything yet...
<blockquote>Thank you for your answer Wheretogo_! If I apply in February do you think it's already late?

@becomply I sent you a private message but I'm not sure it went through... did you receive it?</blockquote>

I haven't received anything yet...
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SAAK
I just got an offer from QMUL. My grades were not that good, 60%, but had a good CV.. so it's definitely possible to get accepted with lower grades also.
I just got an offer from QMUL. My grades were not that good, 60%, but had a good CV.. so it's definitely possible to get accepted with lower grades also.
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Volkov
I just got an offer from QMUL. My grades were not that good, 60%, but had a good CV.. so it's definitely possible to get accepted with lower grades also.


Hey, thanks this is very encouraging! Can I ask you at which Uni you had 60%? Because a 60% is very different from one country to another.

@Wheretogo_ Because I still have to pass my TOEFL test :) But I'll try to do it this month. Is it possible to apply now and submit my TOEFL test later?
<blockquote>I just got an offer from QMUL. My grades were not that good, 60%, but had a good CV.. so it's definitely possible to get accepted with lower grades also.</blockquote>

Hey, thanks this is very encouraging! Can I ask you at which Uni you had 60%? Because a 60% is very different from one country to another.

@Wheretogo_ Because I still have to pass my TOEFL test :) But I'll try to do it this month. Is it possible to apply now and submit my TOEFL test later?
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SAAK
From the University of Helsinki. Good luck with your application!
From the University of Helsinki. Good luck with your application!
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Volkov
From the University of Helsinki. Good luck with your application!


Thank you!
<blockquote>From the University of Helsinki. Good luck with your application!</blockquote>

Thank you!
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16 amit
got offers from UCL and QMUL
got offers from UCL and QMUL
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barmenator
I am also debating among these universities. But, I'm looking for a qualifying degree, and the LLMs do not work for that.

Edinburgh LLB Graduate Entry or Bristol MA in Law? Why so?

Thanks in advance!
I am also debating among these universities. But, I'm looking for a qualifying degree, and the LLMs do not work for that.

Edinburgh LLB Graduate Entry or Bristol MA in Law? Why so?

Thanks in advance!
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Wheretogo_
Edin has probably some focus on Scots law.

Both are excellent universities but I would pick Bristol. It's an excellent university with a terrific law department. The MA is a qualifying law degree and a very respectable degree amongst the legal sphere. It clearly reflects the good research at Bristol
Edin has probably some focus on Scots law.

Both are excellent universities but I would pick Bristol. It's an excellent university with a terrific law department. The MA is a qualifying law degree and a very respectable degree amongst the legal sphere. It clearly reflects the good research at Bristol
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