The one thing that really impressed me at NUS was the practicality of the course. You are not tested on how much you can remember but how you can apply the law in real life problems.
Harsh Mahaseth is currently pursuing a specialised LL.M. in Asian Legal Studies at the National University of Singapore.
Just make sure that your topic is of interest to you. Not something that’s popular or which others think should be researched on.
Here at NUS, the research community is vibrant and very active and invites all the doctoral students to research workshops where doctoral candidates as well as faculty present their research and seek comments.
I chose NUS because I felt the degree would expose me both to the arbitration and the dispute resolution. I also really liked the extensive list of modules offered at NUS. Some of them, for example, are mediation, negotiation, future of international arbitration in Asia pacific region, energy arbitration and so on
"Research helps you find and create knowledge, but teaching within and outside the classroom enables you to disseminate and discuss that knowledge."
"There is no ‘right’ time for a post-graduate degree. No matter when you decide to do it, it will be beneficial in its own way. So trust the motivations that come from within and everything else will fall into place. "
Sleepless nights, exams (6 hours long to 24 hours long), class presentations, moots, conferences, daily class grading’s, daily extensive readings for class, all in just roughly 10 months. I believe this was the main reason why I chose NUS from the options I had, as I wanted to train and push myself to limits I had never been too.
Chithra Powathikunnil George on the NUS-MIDS double degree, LLM applications, the differences between NUS and MIDS, and more.
Manasi Chatpalliwar on the LLM from National University of Singapore (NUS), working before a master's, Indian law firms and the LLM, and a whole lot more.
Garv Malhotra completed the MIDS programme, as well as an LLM from the National University of Singapore.
Aayushi Singh shares her thoughts on the LL.M. in International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution offered by the National University of Singapore.