Off to UCL - Sep 2010


Wheretogo_

Well that is crap I have to say!!!

Can't you apply without the MA? (in case you apply to other schools lol) or is the MA in Law? You can simply apply without the equivalent qualification if you are sure you can get in.

So Notts will be total £6750!!!!

Well that is crap I have to say!!!

Can't you apply without the MA? (in case you apply to other schools lol) or is the MA in Law? You can simply apply without the equivalent qualification if you are sure you can get in.

So Notts will be total £6750!!!!
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Panthro

It is, isn't it?

Unfortunately, whether I declare it or not I will be liable for the extra fee at some point. I'd guess there's some way to check on what qualifications UK students hold.

My MA is in Marketing. I don't think the ELQ fees should apply if it's clear that you're doing a new qualification to increase your prospects in a different career to what your previous studies were related to.

Yeah, Notts would be that price - and the only reason I hadn't totally discounted it was that it looked like being the cheapest option for me. Not anymore!

It is, isn't it?

Unfortunately, whether I declare it or not I will be liable for the extra fee at some point. I'd guess there's some way to check on what qualifications UK students hold.

My MA is in Marketing. I don't think the ELQ fees should apply if it's clear that you're doing a new qualification to increase your prospects in a different career to what your previous studies were related to.

Yeah, Notts would be that price - and the only reason I hadn't totally discounted it was that it looked like being the cheapest option for me. Not anymore!
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Wheretogo_

Yeah I agree,

Durham is in the £6,000 area as well. Bristol is still on the £4,950 I think.

That is a huge turnoff at Nottingham and I am sure they will lose a lot of students with that ELQ fees policy.

Yeah I agree,

Durham is in the £6,000 area as well. Bristol is still on the £4,950 I think.

That is a huge turnoff at Nottingham and I am sure they will lose a lot of students with that ELQ fees policy.
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Panthro

I think Durham is £6,150 for next year. I'm quite near to Durham so even if I live in halls I should make savings on travel etc. I'd have preferred to go there even when Nottingham looked like costing £4,000, so Nottingham has definitely shot itself in the foot. If they'd set the fee at £700 or something it wouldn't be so objectional but I don't think there's any justification in charging that level of supplement.

Although UCL is more expensive at about £8,800-8,900, I don't think it currently charges an ELQ supplement. I may be wrong (I hope not) but there was no mention on its website.

I think Durham is £6,150 for next year. I'm quite near to Durham so even if I live in halls I should make savings on travel etc. I'd have preferred to go there even when Nottingham looked like costing £4,000, so Nottingham has definitely shot itself in the foot. If they'd set the fee at £700 or something it wouldn't be so objectional but I don't think there's any justification in charging that level of supplement.

Although UCL is more expensive at about £8,800-8,900, I don't think it currently charges an ELQ supplement. I may be wrong (I hope not) but there was no mention on its website.
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ludi

hey guys,

how long do i still have to wait to get any notification from UCL or Queen Mary concerning my application file (to initiate the llm program in sept)? it really getting on my nervers.

I got a notification that my file was complete and that all my references submitted their recommendation letter, about a month ago. (18th of March)

on the other hand, uni of aix-marseille really answered quicly, and i'm already admitted for their LLM in european business law.

yours sincerely.

hey guys,

how long do i still have to wait to get any notification from UCL or Queen Mary concerning my application file (to initiate the llm program in sept)? it really getting on my nervers.

I got a notification that my file was complete and that all my references submitted their recommendation letter, about a month ago. (18th of March)

on the other hand, uni of aix-marseille really answered quicly, and i'm already admitted for their LLM in european business law.

yours sincerely.
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Panthro

Don't worry about it. My application was complete on the same day. I'm in the UK and I still haven't received my letter of acknowledgement. Ditto for QMUL.

Don't worry about it. My application was complete on the same day. I'm in the UK and I still haven't received my letter of acknowledgement. Ditto for QMUL.
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ludi

when do you expect any response/notification?

when do you expect any response/notification?
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Panthro

I expect some form of response before September...

Sorry, I just received an email from UCL saying that once applications have been processed it can take up to 2 months for them to make a decision and notify you.

I expect some form of response before September...

Sorry, I just received an email from UCL saying that once applications have been processed it can take up to 2 months for them to make a decision and notify you.
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gwen

My application was completed on the 8 February 2010 and I was notified by post that I would get an answer the 22 April 2010.

Hopefully, I got a reply around the end of March. It was an email stating that I was recommended by my admission tutor....Therefore, I got an offer sooner as expect.

Given the fact that I am a UE student, I don't think I am going to get a scholarship. Do you know the criteria in order to be awarded a scholarship ?



My application was completed on the 8 February 2010 and I was notified by post that I would get an answer the 22 April 2010.

Hopefully, I got a reply around the end of March. It was an email stating that I was recommended by my admission tutor....Therefore, I got an offer sooner as expect.

Given the fact that I am a UE student, I don't think I am going to get a scholarship. Do you know the criteria in order to be awarded a scholarship ?

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Panthro

It'll just be academics - and there's nothing you can do, is there? They just enter you in for all those that you qualify for based on your application. You can't write a nice letter justifying why you should be given a scholarship.

It'll just be academics - and there's nothing you can do, is there? They just enter you in for all those that you qualify for based on your application. You can't write a nice letter justifying why you should be given a scholarship.
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My application was submitted on 16 March but the UCL website still says that my application has only been 'sent for processing'. It is strange as I applied for KCL at the same time and received an offer two weeks ago.

My application was submitted on 16 March but the UCL website still says that my application has only been 'sent for processing'. It is strange as I applied for KCL at the same time and received an offer two weeks ago.
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ll.m2010

mine says 'application sent for processing' as well. The wait is just far too long.

mine says 'application sent for processing' as well. The wait is just far too long.
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Panthro

I finally received an acknowledgement email from UCL this morning. It says that it was received on 18th March, is now being considered by the selectors, and I should expect a response by 7th June.

.....7th June?! That's almost three months after my application was made. It says something about the amount of applications they have to sift through. I'm not sure there'll even be any places left on the course at that point.

I was considering the possibility of studying part-time if I could find a decent job in London. There are obvious financial benefits in doing that but, by the same token, I think I'd rather just get an LLM out of the way in 1 year.

I finally received an acknowledgement email from UCL this morning. It says that it was received on 18th March, is now being considered by the selectors, and I should expect a response by 7th June.

.....7th June?! That's almost three months after my application was made. It says something about the amount of applications they have to sift through. I'm not sure there'll even be any places left on the course at that point.

I was considering the possibility of studying part-time if I could find a decent job in London. There are obvious financial benefits in doing that but, by the same token, I think I'd rather just get an LLM out of the way in 1 year.
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Wheretogo_

Panthro: I applied for my LLM part time.

Application complete on the 15 March and still no acknowledgment. Still not gone for consideration. It is a joke!!

In the meantime I got into Bristol! Good news!

Panthro: I applied for my LLM part time.

Application complete on the 15 March and still no acknowledgment. Still not gone for consideration. It is a joke!!

In the meantime I got into Bristol! Good news!

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Panthro

I emailed the faculty at the end of last week, asking whether my application had been received etc. Maybe that's why they got around to emailing me this morning. I wanted some sort of time frame estimate.

Good news about Bristol. I had my application for their commercial law LLM ready to send but received an offer from Durham that very morning. That's not a slight on Bristol (I'm from the north east), their law school is very good. You should enjoy it there.

I emailed the faculty at the end of last week, asking whether my application had been received etc. Maybe that's why they got around to emailing me this morning. I wanted some sort of time frame estimate.

Good news about Bristol. I had my application for their commercial law LLM ready to send but received an offer from Durham that very morning. That's not a slight on Bristol (I'm from the north east), their law school is very good. You should enjoy it there.
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Wheretogo_

I emailed UCL like 3 times already..She said...we should get back to you by the end of April.

Bristol is good. I like their modules, it is all in my area of practice. Durham is an option too, but its remote and in Bristol I also (might) have an opportunity to work (legally) while undertaking the LLM.

However, if I get into UCL, it is a different ball game!!!

I emailed UCL like 3 times already..She said...we should get back to you by the end of April.

Bristol is good. I like their modules, it is all in my area of practice. Durham is an option too, but its remote and in Bristol I also (might) have an opportunity to work (legally) while undertaking the LLM.

However, if I get into UCL, it is a different ball game!!!
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Panthro

Sounds like you have the same issue with geography as I do, just the other way on with regard to Durham and Bristol.

UCL is good. My brother studied his LLB there. I really want to get back to London and the university offers a load of module choices and proximity to major firms.........but it's so pricey!

The cost alone impacts on my choice, though I'm sure your decision to apply for part-time means you do intend to work while you study in London.

Sounds like you have the same issue with geography as I do, just the other way on with regard to Durham and Bristol.

UCL is good. My brother studied his LLB there. I really want to get back to London and the university offers a load of module choices and proximity to major firms.........but it's so pricey!

The cost alone impacts on my choice, though I'm sure your decision to apply for part-time means you do intend to work while you study in London.
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Wheretogo_



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Panthro

Bristol's only about an hour and half on the train, right? Where else are you considering?

My brother just qualified in February. He still has long hours in his new job at the same firm. If your firm is similar it might make it harder to find study time. That said, I don't think it should be too hard to focus on two modules per year.

UCL is a very good school. You could argue that in some areas it's better than Oxbridge. It's also in a pleasant area of London

Bristol's only about an hour and half on the train, right? Where else are you considering?

My brother just qualified in February. He still has long hours in his new job at the same firm. If your firm is similar it might make it harder to find study time. That said, I don't think it should be too hard to focus on two modules per year.

UCL is a very good school. You could argue that in some areas it's better than Oxbridge. It's also in a pleasant area of London
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Wheretogo_

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