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LL.M. Examination, 2005: Notice

The Faculty Board of Law give notice that they have prescribed the following papers and forms of examination for the LL.M. Examination 2005 (LL.M., Regulations 1, 2, Statutes and Ordinances, p. 424):

  Form of examination
Paper 1Corporate taxt
Paper 2International commercial taxt
Paper 3International commercial litigation3
Paper 4Law of restitutiont
Paper 5International sales3
Paper 6Commercial insurance law3
Paper 7Corporate insolvency lawt
Paper 8International banking and financial law3
Paper 9Corporate finance lawt
Paper 10Corporate governancet
Paper 12Intellectual propertyes, t
Paper 13Contemporary issues in the law of European integrationt
Paper 14Competition law3
Paper 15European and international environmental lawes, t
Paper 18External relations law of the European Uniont
Paper 19Foundations of international lawt
Paper 20Law of armed conflict: use of force and peacekeepingt
Paper 21Settlement of international disputest
Paper 23The WTO and international economic lawes, t
Paper 26Law and practice of civil libertieses, t
Paper 28Comparative public lawt
Paper 30Jurisprudence3
Paper 31Private law and political theory3
Paper 33Family law and policyt
Paper 34Philosophy of criminal lawt
Paper 35History of English civil and criminal lawt
Paper 36International intellectual property lawes, t
Paper 38Seminar paper 

Explanation of forms of examination

(a) A candidate may take a written paper of three hours' duration in all the subjects listed above, other than Paper 38.

(b) Paper 38: Seminar Paper. Paper 38 shall be examined by the submission of a thesis which shall not, without the leave of the Faculty Board, exceed 18,000 words including footnotes and appendices, but excluding bibliography, on a topic approved by the Faculty Board which falls within the scope of one of the following seminar courses prescribed for 2004-05:

Tax policy

Comparative law

(c) 'es' indicates a subject in which a candidate has a free choice between form (a) above and a written paper of two hours' duration together with the submission of an essay of not more than 7,000 words, including footnotes and appendices but excluding bibliography, on a topic approved by the Faculty Board which falls within the field of the subject.

(d) 't' indicates a subject in which a candidate may submit a thesis in lieu of a final examination. The thesis shall not, without the leave of the Faculty Board, exceed 18,000 words including footnotes and appendices, but excluding bibliography. It shall be on a topic approved by the Faculty Board falling within the field of the subject.

(e) '3' indicates a subject in which a three-hour final examination is required, the candidate having no option of substituting forms (c) or (d) above.

(f) In 2004-05 there are no subjects which may only be examined in the form of a written paper of two hours' duration together with the submission of an essay of not more than 7,000 words, including footnotes and appendices but excluding bibliography, on a topic approved by the Faculty Board which falls within the field of the subject.

The Faculty Board have designated the following papers as falling within the following fields:

Commerical Law (c): Papers 1-10, 12, 14, 23, 36.

European Law (e): Papers 1-3, 12-15, 18, 36.

International Law (i): Papers 15, 19, 20, 21, 23, 36.

In accordance with Regulation 10 (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 426) the Faculty Board may in addition designate as falling within one of the above fields the subject of a thesis submitted under forms (c) or (d) above.


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Cambridge University Reporter 1 June 2004
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