Mphil Research Master in Law at Tilburg University NLDekanekonferenz Greifswald July 2006Bert van Roermund
OverviewContextIn shortCharacteristicsProgrammeAdmission requirementsApplication procedureTuition fee and scholarshipsAfter graduation: career prospectsAddenda
ContextLLB 3LLM 1LLM / M Phil 2LLD 3
Name Research Master Law Faculty Law Language English Start September Duration (full time)2 yrs for LLB / 1 yr for LLM Degree MPhil or LL.M Admission requirements After selection. LLB or LLM + good academic record
Characteristics Faculty of Law
established in 1963, approxim. 2,700 students enrolled. More than 300 staff members (40 full professors, 25 assoc. profs, 150 assist. profs and other academic staff).
Profile: foundations & comparative law
strong reputation in both education and research. The latest SSRN Ranking rated research as second in Europe, after Cambridge University. For many years now the national Elsevier ranking has rated both research and education either 1st or 2nd in NL.
ProgrammeDomain courses (48 ECTS, only for students who apply for the two-year programme): specialisation in one or more fields of lawMethodical courses (18 ECTS): methods and techniques of academic (legal) researchContext courses (12 ECTS): reflection on jurisprudence and the interdisciplinary study of law Theme courses (12 ECTS): specialist areas of the Tilburg Faculty's research centersIndependent research (30 ECTS) : supervised by a researcher experienced in the field of interest: PhD proposal.
Admission requirementsAdmission takes place after selection. Successful candidates hold a university Bachelors or Masters degree and must have a good academic record.Good motivation for researchExcellent language skills (English)
Application procedureApplication form, to be found at: http://www.tilburguniversity.nl/prospectivestudents/masters/frw/research/application/More information: Dennis Baas Coordinator Research Master in Law Tilburg University Faculty of Law Phone: +31 13 466 3276 Fax: +31 13 466 3143 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuition fee and scholarshipsEEA citizens: 1,519 Non-EEA citizens: 9,480 (Fees are subject to change)No scholarships at the universityTuition waivers in special cases.
After graduation: Career prospectsThe Research Master in Law is the firststage of training for young researchers.Students who complete the programmecan conduct research at variousorganisations including universities,government bodies, social andinternational organisations, and inbusiness and industry.PhD: another 3 yrs of only research
Accreditation The programme is recognised under Dutch law and is accredited by the Dutch Accreditation Council and registered by CROHO (Central Register of Higher Education Study Programmes).Teaching methods Lectures, tutorial groups, individual supervision.Type of exams Written and oral examinations, papers, articles, presentations.