The Centre of Post-Graduate Legal Studies at IILM University School of Law started the One Year LLM (Master of Laws) Program from July, 2020. The LLM one-year degree program has been designed for intellectually curious and thoughtful candidates with focused career plans. LLM offers a solid grounding in the fundamental principles, combined with the flexibility to explore one’s own interests with support from research-oriented teaching staff. The LLM curriculum involves learning new legal skills, and stimulates thinking about concepts and methods more critically and deeply. The exceptional academic preparation at School of law provides opportunity for a promising future. The LLM is the course of choice for career advancement and international credibility, particularly in today’s competitive and globally focussed legal environment.
The programme is divided in two semesters. We offer seven specializations:
- Constitutional Law
- Corporate and Commercial Law
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Intellectual Property Rights
- Criminal Law
- Cyber Law
- International Law & Human Rights
The school is committed to excellence in teaching and offers a rigorous and stimulating range of subjects to study, aligned to our strong research culture. Our programs are taught by highly respected academic staff, many of whom are leaders in their respective fields, and by well-known visiting faculties. Modules are taught intensively, with sufficient scope for creative and independent learning. Research opportunities, tutorials, presentations and seminar-style teaching are emphasized. The approach is to infuse the teaching of law subjects with contemporary policy prescriptions. The workshops will be conducted to introduce students to research and equip them for research writing for dissertation.
The curriculum for One-Year LLM have the following components:
- Foundation/Compulsory Papers (4 papers of three credits each)
- Optional/Specialization Papers (4 papers of two credits each)
- Dissertation (4 credits)
After successfully completing this program, one may choose a career as specialization lawyers, working in corporates, public offices, professors, judges, diplomats, human rights activists, researchers, business professionals etc.