School of Law

  • Law (LLM) (Master of Laws)


    Induction Week (Week 0) Diary

    Here is a list of the main events involving LLM (Master of Laws) students in Induction Week (16-20 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.

    Don't forget to enrol online before you arrive so you can collect your student card. When you collect your card you will need to have appropriate photo Identification.

    Event Time Location
    Monday 16 September
    Welcome Meeting 14:30 - 14:45 JHB201, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    LLM Programme Information 14:45 - 15:45 JHB201, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Student Card Collection (only for students who still need a card)  15:45 - 17:00 Student Central counter, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus
    Visa enrolment - for students who require a study visa  15:45 - 17:00 Library Training Room, John Henry Brookes Building (Ground Floor), Headington Campus
    Tuesday 17 September
    Introduction to LLM Named Awards 11:00 - 12:30 JHB302, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Introduction to Legal Research 14:00 - 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 18 September
    Module Registration Session (Optional)
    10:00 - 11.30 G126, Gibbs Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Freshers' Sports Fair 10:00 - 16:00 Centre for Sport, Headington Campus
    Introduction to Library Services 13:00 - 14:30 JHBB09, Library Basement Training Room, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Thursday 19 September
    Careers Talk 10:00 - 11:00 JHB207, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Upgrade Session 11:00 - 11:30 JHB207, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Meet Your Academic Advisor 13:30 - 16:00 H1.27, Headington Hill Hall, Headington Hill site, Headington Campus
    Welcome Reception 16:30 - 18:00 The Green Room, Headington Hill Hall, Headington Hill site, Headington Campus
    Friday 20 September
    Freshers' Fair 10:00 - 12:00 John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Introduction to Databases and Electronic Resources 12:00 - 13:30 JHBB09, Library Basement Training Room, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus

    Monday 23 September

    Guided Tour of Oxford 13:00 - 14:30 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 Tobias Kliem
    Course Leader Dr Chieh Huang
    Student Support Coordinator Ms Kirsty Holliday
    Academic Liaison Librarian Ms Charlie Brampton
    Programme Administrator Mr Ray Stimpson +44 (0)1865 484931 

    Recommended Reading

    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.

    Module Book Details
    Legal Research Cryer, R., Hervey, T., Sokhi-Bulley, B. and Bohm, A. (2011). Research Methodologies in EU and International Law. Oxford: Hart Publishing
    Commercial Law and International Trade 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
    Human Rights Law, International Law 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

    Academic Advisors

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

    Name Room Phone
    Dr Chieh Huang H1.27 48 4765