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    The JD/LLB double degrees I know are offered at:
    LSE
    UCL
    KCL
    Columbia Law School, USA
    (Oh, and Harvard/Cambridge offer a LLM/JD degree).

    Does anyone know if they are offered anywhere else? I've tried searching but to no avail. This is a course that I desperately want to do, but realistically, my grades won't be able to cut it for the above universities. They all want at least 38 points from the IB, and I expect to get around 36 overall. It's a shame that more universities don't offer this double degree.
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    (Original post by k3ro)
    The JD/LLB double degrees I know are offered at:
    LSE
    UCL
    KCL
    Columbia Law School, USA
    (Oh, and Harvard/Cambridge offer a LLM/JD degree).

    Does anyone know if they are offered anywhere else? I've tried searching but to no avail. This is a course that I desperately want to do, but realistically, my grades won't be able to cut it for the above universities. They all want at least 38 points from the IB, and I expect to get around 36 overall. It's a shame that more universities don't offer this double degree.
    I'm not sure about the LSE and KCL joint degrees, but the Columbia degree requires incredibly deep pockets and top drawer marks in your first year (two?) at UCL. Getting into UCL is only the beginning.

    You need an undergrad degree to get into Harvard, with stellar grades. You also need good extracurricular activities record, and a high LSAT score. Then, you'll need top marks to get into the LLM programme at Harvard. There are a couple of people at Hughes from the Harvard/Cambridge LLM programme. It's also worth noting that an LLM is different from the LLB at LSE/UCL/Kings, in that the LLM is not a qualifying law degree for practise in the UK.
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    (Original post by k3ro)
    The JD/LLB double degrees I know are offered at:
    LSE
    UCL
    KCL
    Columbia Law School, USA
    (Oh, and Harvard/Cambridge offer a LLM/JD degree).

    Does anyone know if they are offered anywhere else? I've tried searching but to no avail. This is a course that I desperately want to do, but realistically, my grades won't be able to cut it for the above universities. They all want at least 38 points from the IB, and I expect to get around 36 overall. It's a shame that more universities don't offer this double degree.
    All the top UoL law schools offer it. So add in QMUL. The joint degree can also be done through University of Southern California. They take a max of two people per UoL law school (of the ones that are listed).

    I know other unis offer this. But one that comes to mind is Exeter. They offer it with UConn. My gut feeling would be that the LLB/JD through Exeter isn't as sought after because it has less international presence.

    A lot of the US law schools offer a 3 year JD/LLM (duke comes to mind). 6 years and you end up with an LLB, JD, and LLM. Plus most of the top US law schools offer an LLM for int'l students. A US LLM plus an LLB will allow you to sit the bar in most states.
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    (Original post by adam0311)
    All the top UoL law schools offer it. So add in QMUL. The joint degree can also be done through University of Southern California. They take a max of two people per UoL law school (of the ones that are listed).

    I know other unis offer this. But one that comes to mind is Exeter. They offer it with UConn. My gut feeling would be that the LLB/JD through Exeter isn't as sought after because it has less international presence.

    A lot of the US law schools offer a 3 year JD/LLM (duke comes to mind). 6 years and you end up with an LLB, JD, and LLM. Plus most of the top US law schools offer an LLM for int'l students. A US LLM plus an LLB will allow you to sit the bar in most states.
    Hey, thanks for your reply.
    Exeter is actually a university I am applying for, and I know that they have links with the USA that allow students to go there to study for a year, but I'm pretty sure that Exeter doesn't offer a JD/LLB program - just a LLB program with some american law experience.

    Thanks, though. (:
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    (Original post by k3ro)
    Hey, thanks for your reply.
    Exeter is actually a university I am applying for, and I know that they have links with the USA that allow students to go there to study for a year, but I'm pretty sure that Exeter doesn't offer a JD/LLB program - just a LLB program with some american law experience.

    Thanks, though. (:
    No, they offer it. I'm 100% positive. I'll give you a link to prove it. And you can email the law department.

    Here go through this link. Basically a guy from Canada who went to Exeter for an LLB/JD through UConn. He did a senior status LLB but you can do it with the 3 year LLB as well.
    http://www.trininetwork.com/news/lawart1.htm
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    I'm at KCL, and will be heading to Columbia next year - if you've got any questions ask away.

    What I will say, though, is that if you apply and get in, accept it no matter what - it's the opportunity of a lifetime (better than a degree from oxbridge imo), and with 2 degrees like that you will make the money back. Or at least that's what I'm hoping!
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    (Original post by yhgoh)
    I'm at KCL, and will be heading to Columbia next year - if you've got any questions ask away.

    What I will say, though, is that if you apply and get in, accept it no matter what - it's the opportunity of a lifetime (better than a degree from oxbridge imo), and with 2 degrees like that you will make the money back. Or at least that's what I'm hoping!
    Wow congrats!!!

    How many people do you think apply and get the opportunity to go? Is a first essential or could you get away with a 2.1?

    Right now Durham is probably going to be my firm. If I were to get an offer from LSE, the double degree program could be a deciding factor. But if its 200 people applying for 1 spot, then it wouldn't be worth it.
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    I think Columbia takes up to 2 people every year from each of the 3 London schools; personally I wouldn't base any uni decision solely (or even primarily) on this programme, it's just impossible to know how well you'll take to studying law, how well you'll do in first-year exams and how stiff the competition is in a given year.

    Re: grades, I got a first overall last year - it definitely helps, I'm not sure how strict they are with academic criteria but no harm applying with a high 2:1 I guess.
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    (Original post by adam0311)
    All the top UoL law schools offer it. So add in QMUL. The joint degree can also be done through University of Southern California. They take a max of two people per UoL law school (of the ones that are listed).
    Would you mind sharing a link that shows the joint law programs available through QMUL? I didn't see any JD-related stuff on their site. Thanks!
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    (Original post by cocojito)
    Would you mind sharing a link that shows the joint law programs available through QMUL? I didn't see any JD-related stuff on their site. Thanks!
    You know what I just checked. My bad. For some reason I thought it was with QMUL as well.
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    (Original post by adam0311)
    You know what I just checked. My bad. For some reason I thought it was with QMUL as well.
    No problem. Thanks for checking anyway.
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    (Original post by yhgoh)
    I'm at KCL, and will be heading to Columbia next year - if you've got any questions ask away.

    What I will say, though, is that if you apply and get in, accept it n
    o matter what - it's the opportunity of a lifetime (better than a degree from oxbridge imo), and with 2 degrees like that you will make the money back. Or at least that's what I'm hoping!
    Hey I'm currently doing my a levels and I was wondering whether you could help me with the procedures for the double degree
 
 
 
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