UP Master of Laws Program now accepting applications

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CALOOCAN CITY, Feb. 22 (PIA) -- The Master of Laws (LL.M.) Program of the University of the Philippines (UP) is now accepting applications for student admission for Academic Year 2021-2022.

The LL.M. Program aims to prepare local and international legal practitioners, law professors, and government lawyers and judges for an increasingly cross-border, internationalized legal practice.

The Program will familiarize its students with the intricacies of the evolving body of ASEAN regional law and international law, bridging it with Southeast Asian national legal traditions undergoing ASEAN Charter-based integration.

The Program offers core subjects that provide a solid foundation in ASEAN law and international law, followed by any of two specialization tracks: Cross-Border and Regional Practice, as well as Government, Public Advocacy and Judging.\

Individuals with the following qualifications are eligible to apply for admission to the LL.M. Program: a prior law degree from any jurisdiction in the world; a demonstrated aptitude for law studies in the English language, or previously pursued law studies taught in English; and a strong academic record or a demonstrated strength in legal practice, dispute settlement, governmental or intergovernmental counseling work, or law teaching.

For more information on the LL.M. Program and admission requirements, visit https://law.upd.edu.ph/llm/

The graduate program is said to attract thoughtful and intellectually curious candidates from different backgrounds and a variety of legal systems, including those with various career plans.

UP LL.M. students include government officials, lawyers working in firms or NGOs, law professors, judges, diplomats, activists, public law advocates, and business people, among many others.

The diversity of the participants in the LL.M. program has also been said to contribute significantly to the educational experience of all students at UP. (PIA NCR)

Source: Philippines Information Agency (pia.gov.ph)

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