Boston College Law School's LLM program combines rigorous education by renowned faculty at a top US university with individualized attention in a friendly and supportive environment.
A legal degree is a gateway to a career as a solicitor or barrister, but it is not the only path you can choose; there are many options beyond the legal profession that are available to you
Jobs directly related to your degree include:
Chartered legal executive (England and Wales)
Jobs where your degree would be useful include:
Civil Service administrator
Human resources officer
Trading standards officer
Remember that many employers accept applications from graduates with any degree subject, so don't restrict your thinking to the jobs listed here.
Through personalized guidance and mentoring, our LLM program provides the critical comprehensive skills needed to succeed as a lawyer and as a leader: gaining and applying knowledge in a global information age, innovating within a modern and global economy, and communicating effectively across cultures. Our students work with international scholars and experts to better understand the latest international business practices, rules of law, and global developments.
Programme Structure Courses include: Advanced Legal Writing American Indian Law American Jury American Legal Education Appellate Advocacy Appellate Advocacy Attorney General Clinical Program Seminar Business Law and Health Care Enterprises Children's Law and Public Policy Church and State Constitutional Issues Corporate Governance & Risk Death Penalty Environmental Law
Academic Entry Requirement
You need the following GPA score: Required score: 3 Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor's degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale). Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F). To apply, you must have either: Graduated from an American Bar Association-approved US law school Obtained a full degree in law from a non-US university Been admitted to practice law in a country other than the US English Language Skills BC Law coursework and academic activities require written and spoken fluency in English, so you must be able to express yourself in spoken and written English and must read the language with ease. You must submit evidence of your English language ability unless English is your native language or English was the language of instruction for your entire legal education.