WHY SHOULD YOU CONSIDER A MASTER'S OF LAW?
The message is clear from Heidi K. Gardner, Distinguished Fellow, Harvard Law School’s Center on the Legal Profession:
“Most savvy and ambitious professionals today understand that it’s in their economic interests to become truly expert at one topic...You need a professional career credential to succeed in the “21st century Professional Services Market”'.
- Law firms, legal services boutiques, corporations, governments and NGOs want to hire specialists that can provide added value services to clients.
- LLB/JD graduates and lawyers are increasingly recognizing the need to obtain a graduate legal career credential to acquire ‘Legal Expert ‘ status and overcome the underemployment predicament confronting general law degree holders.
- An LLM or MA Law Degree is the preferred graduate career credential to acquire ‘expert status’ in your preferred practice of law niche or law related professional field and open doors to the booming ‘21st Century dynamic professional services market’ (Specialized Niche Service Providers).
Professional Career Launcher can offer this unique free service because our funding is provided from the British universities that have appointed us to represent them. This means we can offer students a choice in terms of programs, institutions and geographical locations in the UK.
No we cannot. All final decisions are made by the Admissions team at each university and decisions are based on your own academic qualifications, standardized test results, personal statement and reference, and in some cases, a portfolio of work or audition tape. However we believe that by using our service you will increase your chances of acceptance, because we make sure that you are applying to universities that match your subject preferences and academic ability.Through our expertise and knowledge of the UK admissions process and criteria, we help you ensure that your application presents you in the best possible light to maximize your chances of acceptance.
This depends on where you are from. Most non-EU students will need a visa. Our Advisors can help you determine whether you would need a visa, and if you do need one, they will be able to point you in the right direction for Home Office visa guidance.
No. All of our partner universities vary and so it is best to check with a Professional Career Launcher Advisor for the exact requirements needed. Department entry grades vary within the universities and can be higher than the minimum requirements of a university.
In general international students can work for up to 20 hours a week while studying in the UK. For more information, visit the Home Office website. Professional Career Launcher's British partner universities each have a careers service to help students find an appropriate job either on campus or in the local community. They will provide a wide range of help including: - Access to job adverts - Guidance with writing CVs and job applications - Support on preparing for job interviews - Information about working in the UK.