Master 1 Droit international et européen and LLB in Law Linked Award (LLB (Hons))

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LLB (Hons)

How long you will study
4 Years

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About Master 1 Droit international et européen and LLB in Law Linked Award at University of Kent

The Faculté de droit et de science politique, Aix-Marseille Université, France (AMU), in cooperation with Kent Law School, University of Kent, UK (KLS), offers this Linked Award/'2+2' Agreement which makes use of the established Master 1 “Droit international et européen” (AMU) and LLB (KLS). A Linked Award/'2+2' Agreement which makes use of the established Master 1 'Droit international et européen' and LLB, offered jointly between The Faculté de droit et de science politique, Aix-Marseille Université, France (AMU) and Kent Law School (KLS).  If selected, you spend the first two years of your law studies at AMU in Aix-en-Provence and the last two years of your law studies at KLS in Canterbury. Upon successful completion of four years of law studies, you obtain both French (Master 1 'Droit international et européen') and English (LLB) law degrees facilitating progression to further professional qualifying examinations in France and in the UK. AMU is a foremost French university with a very strong and long-standing European and international presence in the academic world. AMU’s Faculté de droit et de science politique is widely acknowledged, both in France and abroad, as one of France’s most prestigious law faculties. Offering outstanding study and research facilities, AMU’s Faculté de droit et de science politique also enjoys an excellent international reputation. For more detailed information, see: https://facdedroit.univ-amu.fr/ The University of Kent is one of the UK’s premier academic institutions producing world-class research, leading the way in many fields of study and enjoying an excellent international rating. KLS has long been the UK’s leading critical law school. In addition to outstanding teaching by distinguished academics having earned a worldwide scholarly standing, KLS features influential research both nationally and internationally. It is reputed for its award-winning law clinic and excellent graduate programmes. For more detailed information, see the Kent Law School website.

During Stages 1 and 2, student performance (e.g., assessment methods, marking criteria, progression, condonement, compensation, appeals, resits) is subject exclusively to the regulations of AMU. For further information, refer to the Règlement de Licence and the Charte des examens.

During Stages 3 and 4, student performance (e.g., assessment methods, marking criteria, progression, condonement, compensation, appeals, resits) is subject exclusively to the regulations of the University of Kent. For further information, refer to the Credit Framework.

Successful completion of Years 1 and 2 is a formal requirement for admission to Year 3 at the University of Kent and ultimately for the award of the LLB.

Awards, Transfers, Alternate Exit Awards

Upon successful completion of all four years, students receive the award of Master 1 Droit international et européen from AMU and the award of LLB from the University of Kent.

Subject to meeting credit framework requirements, students may be eligible for alternate exit awards in the event that they do not complete all years of the Linked Award/“2+2” Agreement or for transfer to another programme.

All decisions regarding AMU alternate exit awards and applications to transfer to the Licence 2, Licence 3 or Master 1 at AMU lie within the exclusive jurisdiction of AMU.

All decisions regarding University of Kent alternate exit awards and applications to transfer to the three-year LLB programme at KLS lie within the exclusive jurisdiction of the University of Kent.

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Transferable skills

  • attract students and meet the needs of students who wish to study law in France and in the UK with a view to obtaining both French (Master 1) and English (LLB) law degrees
  • provide students with an opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of two influential European and worldwide legal traditions and cultures – the civil-law tradition in France and the common-law tradition in the UK – through intensive studies at two foremost European law schools
  • allow students to develop analytical, problem-solving and research skills with specific reference to two significant legal systems, French law and English law, that will be of use to them both in Europe and worldwide
  • develop students’ abilities to think critically about law, legal ideas and legal institutions from a comparative perspective
  • encourage students to improve their command of the French and English languages both at conversational (day-to-day) and specialist (legal terminology) levels
  • enhance students’ employability prospects by preparing them to undertake professional studies leading to the practice of law in France, in the UK or elsewhere on the European or international scene (for example, within EU or international institutions, within European or international law firms or within European or international corporations)
  • prepare students for postgraduate studies (“Master 2”/LLM or doctorate) and provide a solid grounding for further specialization in subject areas such as comparative law, EU law or international law
  • provide students with an overall stimulating intellectual experience informed by leading teaching and current research at AMU and KLS
  • enable students to experience academic and personal life in two different national, linguistic and institutional environments and develop knowledge and understanding of two cultures and societies
  • and attract bilingual students from the UK, France and other countries to reinforce international recruitment and contribute to the diversification of the student body at AMU and KLS.
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