03 April 2019
Ulster University Law School Postgraduate Courses
The School offers a number of
postgraduate courses, including masters programmes some with the multiple
award-winning Ulster Law Clinic and the Transitional Justice Institute (TJI).
In addition, we offer a
number of shorter courses in employment law and law tech.
Thanks to full-time and
part-time offerings, University discounts, flexible payments and student loans
this option has never been more accessible (see below).
Access to Justice
The LLM in Access to Justice
(A2J) is a distinct and unique clinical legal education course in Northern
Ireland and on the island of Ireland, there being no comparable courses at
undergraduate or postgraduate level. The course gives students the opportunity
to develop legal advice and advocacy skills by allowing them to represent
appellants in Industrial and Social Security Tribunals.
Course Director: John McCord email@example.com
International Commercial Law and ADR
This LLM degree programme is
relevant to both aspiring and current legal and business professionals wishing
to gain specialisation and enhance career opportunities in Commercial Law and
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). It has been developed in
consultation with industry experts and in response to their employment
Course Director: John Keers firstname.lastname@example.org
Gender, Conflict and Human Rights
The LLM Gender, Conflict and
Human Rights draws on the established research excellence of the Transitional
Justice Institute to deliver a world-leading master’s programme in the field.
This programme has been developed to enable students to gain a systematic
understanding, in-depth knowledge and critical awareness of the differential
experiences of women and men of human rights norms and institutions, especially
in conflict and post-conflict situations.
Course Director: Siobhán
Human Rights Law and Transitional Justice
The LLM course draws on the
expertise of the based at the Transitional Justice Institute, offering an LLM
degree which is designed to give students a unique lens on the study of human
rights in the contemporary international moment. Using the local Northern
Ireland political and legal context as a starting point the course will imbue
students with a working knowledge of international norms and principles, while
at the same time encouraging students to move beyond the local to reflect
critically on present international law norms and their application to other
situations and contexts.
Course Director: Siobhán
Certificate in Employment Law and Practice
The overall aim of this
course is to promote and develop skills and research in the field of employment
law. On successful completion of this course students will be able to: Develop
an understanding of the core concepts of employment law and how they relate to
practice. Learn the skills and processes required to qualify them to practice
in the employment law field as HR professionals/lawyers. Develop the ability to
reflect critically on and learn from their practice; and more.
Course Director: Esther
Course: Law Tech in Practice 2019
Learn about the developments
in legal technology and innovations in legal practice, online document
management, smart contracts and dispute resolution arising from the application
of A.I., introducing basics of legal coding, blockchain, e-discovery, privacy
This 6 week course is aimed
at Lawyers, Legal Service Providers and Technologists with an interest in law.
Fees, Discounts and Student Loans
All courses are offered on a
full-time and part-time basis. The University has a number of flexible payment
options and discounts for alumni and up-front payment.
addition student loans are now available for postgraduate study making this an
ever more attractive option: https://www.ulster.ac.uk/apply/fees-and-finance/postgraduate