School of Law

  • Law (LLM) (Masters of Laws)


    Induction Week (Week 0) Diary

    Here is a list of the main events involving LLM (Master of Laws) students in Induction Week (17-21 September). Events in bold are COMPULSORY.

    Once you've had a look at your timetable for the week, click on our Welcome page, which contains lots of other useful information.

    Event

    Time

    Location

    Monday 17 September

    Welcome Meeting 13:30 to 14:00 JHB201, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    LLM Programme Information 14:00 to 15:00 JHB201, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Induction and Pre-Enrolment Checking 15:00 to 15:45 JHB201, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Enrolment 15:45 to 17:00 Abercrombie Building (Ground Floor), Headington Road site, Headington Campus

    Tuesday 18 September

    Introduction to LLM Named Awards 11:00 to 12:30 JHB302, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Introduction to Legal Research 14:00 to 16:00 JHB302, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Campus Tours (Students to book themselves on a tour) 16:00 onwards Reception, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus

    Wednesday 19 September

    PIP/Moodle Training Session (Optional for those who need it) 10:00 to 12:00 T309, Tonge Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Freshers' Sports Fair 10:00 to 16:00 Centre for Sport, Headington Campus
    Introduction to Library Services 13:00 to 14:30 JHBB09, Library Basement Training Room, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus

    Thursday 20 September

    Careers Talk 10:00 to 11:00 JHB207, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Upgrade Session 11:00 to 11:30 JHB207, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Meet Your Academic Advisor 13:30 to 16:00 H211, Headington Hill Hall, Headington Hill site, Headington Campus
    Welcome Reception 16:30 to 18:00 The Green Room, Headington Hill Hall, Headington Hill site, Headington Campus

    Friday 21 September

    Freshers' Fair 10:00 to 12:00 John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Introduction to Databases and Electronic Resources 12:00 to 13:30 JHBB09, Library Basement Training Room, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus

    Monday 24 September

    Guided Tour of Oxford 13:30 to 15:00 Meet Marc Howe at The Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street, Oxford

    All Days

    Various Workshops and Events See Workshops and Events page for details.


    Key Contacts

    Here is a list of Key Contacts for your course:

    Contact

    Contact Details

    Head of School Mr Mark O'Brien
    Programme Lead Dr Shirley Shipman
    Course Leader Dr Andreas Kotsakis
    Student Support Coordinator Ms Kirsty Holliday
    Academic Liaison Librarian Ms Charlie Brampton
    Programme Administrator Miss Adrienn Nagy +44 (0)1865 484901

    Recommended Reading - Legal Research

    Here is some suggested general reading. Full reading lists for each module will be given in your lectures. We do not recommend any further pre-course reading at this stage.
    Cryer, R., Hervey, T., Sokhi-Bulley, B. and Bohm, A. (2011). Research Methodologies in EU and International Law. Oxford: Hart Publishing

    Recommended Reading - International Economic Law, International Trade and Commercial Law

    Here is some suggested reading for the LLM in International Economic Law, and LLM in International Trade and Commercial Law. Full reading lists for each module will be given in your lectures. We do not recommend any further pre-course reading at this stage.
    Meiselles, M. (2013). International Commercial Agreements: An Edinburgh Law Guide. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press
    Trebilcock, M.J. (2015). Advanced Introduction to International Trade Law. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar

    Recommended Reading - International Human Rights Law, International Law

    Here is some suggested reading for the LLM in International Human Rights Law, and LLM in International Law. Full reading lists for each module will be given in your lectures. We do not recommend any further pre-course reading at this stage.
    Klabbers, J. (2017). International Law. 2nd edn. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
    Moeckli, D., Shah, S. and Sivakumaran, S. (eds.) (2018). International Human Rights Law. 3rd edn. Oxford: Oxford University Press
    Smith, R.K.M. (2014). Textbook on International Human Rights. 6th edn. Oxford: Oxford University Press

    Recommended Reading - International Law, Globalisation and Development

    Here is some suggested reading for the LLM in International Law, Globalisation and Development. Full reading lists for each module will be given in your lectures. We do not recommend any further pre-course reading at this stage.
    Rist, G. (2014). The History of Development: From Western Origins to Global Faith. 4th edn. London: Zed

    Academic Advisors

    The Academic Advisor for Law (LLM) is Dr Andreas Kotsakis. You will meet your Academic Advisor on Thursday afternoon.

    Name

    Room

    Phone

    Dr Andreas Kotsakis H211 48 4915

    Important Documents to Bring with You

    You will be unable to enrol without the following:

    • Your original degree certificates. If you have yet to be conferred, please ensure that you bring certified transcripts;
    • If English is not your first language, and IELTS was a condition of your offer, please ensure that you bring your IELTS certificate;
    • Photographic ID (current passport or driving licence);
    • Your fees/sponsor letter;
    • For international students, you will need your Passport and Biometric Residence Permit (BRP). For information on collecting your BRP, please click here.
    Please note that we require the original documents, not copies. If you fail to provide the original documents, you will be unable to enrol.