Helen Leung holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences (Sociology & International Relations) from the University of Hong Kong and Master of Science in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies from the University of Oxford,
Oxford prides itself on the unique tutorial system alongside traditional lecture and seminar method of teaching.
One piece of advice I would give prospective doctoral students of any discipline is to have a very clear idea of what you want to enact but also be aware and prepared for the fact that this will change.
Register for this “fireside chat” with Param Pandya, a current candidate of the MSc in Law & Finance (MLF) at the University of Oxford.
A webinar to discuss “concerns that might be on your mind as well as several other frequently asked questions, ranging from crafting your personal statement, our thoughts on the legacy of Cecil Rhodes, and even the laborious task of soliciting references.”
If we can somehow emulate, let’s say the ‘Tutorial’ concept from the BCL course into the Indian legal education system (it’s a long shout, I know!), then we can truly have the National Law Universities/Law Schools amongst the most prestigious in the world.
The MLF programme at the University of Oxford is a unique blend wherein the candidates are taught basics of finance while the law subjects focus on these basic concepts and explain how law and policy would attempt to address gaps.
First Person Accounts (FPA’s) are meant to provide a first-hand account of law graduates who have pursued, or are pursuing, a post-graduate course (LL.M. or otherwise) from different universities across the world. Sneha Priya Yanappa is graduate of Symbiosis Law School, Pune (BA LLB ’18) and a BCL candidate at the University of Oxford (’19). In this…… Continue reading First Person Accounts: Sneha Priya Yanappa on the BCL, Oxford University
I don’t see a reason why, as litigators, we should not venture out to seek knowledge from every possible source, and see how we can use that to assist in the development of the law.
Though the MPP was new, I found the programme well-structured, with sufficient exposure opportunities. It was one year, as opposed to most other policy programmes which require a two-year commitment.
The Amicus blog began life sometime in August last year, starting off with some (very) rudimentary advice on how to go about the LL.M. application process. Since then, the blog has carried some interesting interviews and posts, with the most popular being the First-Person Account (FPA’s) series.
Lakshmi Neelakantan on her MSc at the University of Oxford, doing a non-LLM master’s, advice for the Indian law graduate and more
Aishwarya Amar is currently reading the BCL at Oxford University. A graduate of Symbiosis Law School, Pune (18), Aishwarya shares her thoughts on what makes the BCL special, the Cornelia Sorabjee scholarship and a whole lot more.
Kanad Bagchi discusses Indian law schools and the research spaces they have created, the advantages of studying abroad, and a whole lot more.
In the second part, Kanad Bagchi and I discuss legal academia, the BA LLB degree and the future of Indian law schools, working in India, and a whole lot more.
I am particularly excited to speak with Kanad Bagchi, (KIIT Law School ’13) who is currently a Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute