LLM (Master of Laws) is a postgraduate program for students studying law. This postgraduate law course is designed for professionals and students who want to specialize in a particular law field such as family law, international or tax law.
Due to Islamic regulations, some universities have separate campuses for male and female students. Therefore, it is important to respect laws and universities regulations prior taking admission in the university you choose to attend.
LLM is a Master’s degree program in law. The LLM degree will be of four semesters - two academic year’s program. It is a combination of theoretical and research modules. It contains coursework of at least 24 credit hours and some credit hours of research. In research work, the students have to write a dissertation/thesis. The dissertation/thesis shall be supervised by a Faculty Members and should be submitted at the end of the study program.
LLM is a 2-year (4 semesters) course where the student will study some of the following categories of law like international economic law, criminology, dispute resolution, comparative constitutional law, environmental law, comparative study of Islamic and western jurisprudence, constitutional law of Pakistan, criminology, property laws, economic and trade law
LL.B from HEC recognized university with 3.00/4.00 CGPA (semester system) and 55% marks for (annual system).
Generally LLM tuition fee costs around Rs. 75,000-100,000 per annum. The charges are fairly low in public universities but could get high in high ranked private institutions. Other costs are also involved along with tuition charges like the application fee and examination fee. It is important that you have proper funding for the entire degree program before starting your course. It is also recommended to complete your master program in your own country if you are not planning to settle abroad.
Career options for graduate and postgraduate Law students are almost the same with some changes in the designations and packages. There are some set rules and regulations in every type of organization, therefore, a law graduate can work anywhere but the key categories employing Law graduates include Judicial Magistrate, Legal Adviser, Court Reporter, District & Sessions Judge, Public Prosecutor, Advocate General. Moreover, law graduates have good opportunities in Investigative agencies, Teaching, Research and Armed Forces.