what is the difference


S.alabkal
I am just wondering what is the difference between an MA and LLM ? And what will both of thous qualification allowed me to do in the future ?
Many thanks
I am just wondering what is the difference between an MA and LLM ? And what will both of thous qualification allowed me to do in the future ?
Many thanks
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Wheretogo_
LLM - not a qualifying law degree;

MA - qualifying law degree that will allow you to proceed to the LPC/BVC en route to become a Solicitor or Barrister

Remember that to become a Solicitor you still need to get a training contract and train for 2 additional years. And if you want to become a Barrister you need also to get a pupillage

So really that would look like this:

MA (2 years)
LPC or BVC (1 year)
Training contract (2 years) / Pupillage (if you want to become a Barrister)

= 5 years

Both are postgraduate law degrees that will allow you to go into Academia or stay in practice.
LLM - not a qualifying law degree;

MA - qualifying law degree that will allow you to proceed to the LPC/BVC en route to become a Solicitor or Barrister

Remember that to become a Solicitor you still need to get a training contract and train for 2 additional years. And if you want to become a Barrister you need also to get a pupillage

So really that would look like this:

MA (2 years)
LPC or BVC (1 year)
Training contract (2 years) / Pupillage (if you want to become a Barrister)

= 5 years

Both are postgraduate law degrees that will allow you to go into Academia or stay in practice.
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Pluto
The difference between an LLM and MA does not rest on the latter being a qualifying law degree.

An MA can be lots of different things eg. MA in law (dissertation), MA in international law (it's often open to students who are not lawyers or involves multi-disciplinary studies).

Some law schools are now offering two-year qualifying law degrees (QLDs) with the designation "MA in law". But it is important to stress not all MAs offered by law schools are QLDs.
The difference between an LLM and MA does not rest on the latter being a qualifying law degree.

An MA can be lots of different things eg. MA in law (dissertation), MA in international law (it's often open to students who are not lawyers or involves multi-disciplinary studies).

Some law schools are now offering two-year qualifying law degrees (QLDs) with the designation "MA in law". But it is important to stress not all MAs offered by law schools are QLDs.
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Wheretogo_
It does rest on that difference as well.

In fact most of the questions asked as regards to the differences are in light of the next steps in the profession in the UK.

The OP is asking about an LLM in law and an MA in law. But your point is noted.
It does rest on that difference as well.

In fact most of the questions asked as regards to the differences are in light of the next steps in the profession in the UK.

The OP is asking about an LLM in law and an MA in law. But your point is noted.
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S.alabkal
thanks a millions for all the informations
thanks a millions for all the informations
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