Duration: 12 to 36 months depending on the course.
Cost: from £7,000 to £16,000 depending on the University and specialization. Some universities offer scholarships for distance learning courses, legal programs, a detailed description of the terms and conditions of scholarships can be viewed in the relevant section of the University website.
Remote graduate programs on legal subjects designed for independent learning through virtual lectures and online resources of the University, including open access to electronic versions of most academic journals. In addition to communicating with the teacher one-on-one, you will have the opportunity to work in groups, using online conferences, forums, with the support of a tutor for the subject studied and the overall task. Work shall be in electronic form. Exams are taken in writing, except for training time required to do a term paper, write project reports and master's thesis.
In many universities for students in correspondence programs on legal subjects have the opportunity to participate in seminars and trainings which are conducted the teaching staff several times a year both in the UK and abroad.
Examples of remote programs on legal subjects for the academic year 2013-2014 include the LLM Oil and Gas at the University of reading; PgCert Employment Law UCLan University; MA European Union Law, King's College London; MSc Finance and Financial Law (Financial law), LLM Law (Law) University of London; MA Law with Business, University College BPP; LLM IT Law (IT Law) University of Edinburgh; MA Healthcare Ethics and Law (Ethics and law in medicine) (University of Manchester); LLM Employment Law (Laws on labour protection), LLM European Law (EU law) at the University of Leicester.
As an example of the structure of this online course, master in law can allow the remote master's program LLM Oil and Gas (Master of law "oil and gas") at the University of reading. The program consists of compulsory modules and modules selected by student. A wide range of elective modules – 30 -allows the student to make their own specialization within the program. This program will allow you to obtain the knowledge and skills needed to work in the oil and gas sector.