LL. M. with Specialisations (Choose from 6 different specialisations)

DETAILS

Master of Laws (LL.M.) specialisation explores the complex legal issues arising out of international banking, trade, and business from the standpoint of both transactional perspective and dispute settlement mechanisms (litigation and arbitration). Particularly oriented towards practice in these fields, the modules have a distinctly international and comparative dimension whilst at the same time drawing strongly on the rich tradition and experience of Indian law.

Duration of Program

1 Year (2 Semesters)

Seats

40

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UPES’ curriculum framework is holistic in its overall structure and yet focuses on the individual need of the student to discover, experience, explore and challenge. Along with the core subject, students have the option to choose from subject-focused specialisations. They are also allowed to choose minor/exploratory subject from other schools at UPES that are: School of Engineering, School of Computer Science, School of Law, School of Business, School of Health Sciences, School of Design, School of Modern Media, and School of Liberal Studies.

Further, based on the multifaceted needs of the global workplace and evolving lifestyles, the curriculum offers Signature and Life-Skills courses through School for Life. To round off this learning experience, students are required to do mandatory internships in the social sector, government/public sector, and industry. The combinations available for students to pick and choose from are endless, ensuring both depth and width of knowledge.

DETAILS

LL.M. (International Business Law)

LLM with specialization in International Business Law explores the complex legal issues arising out of international banking, trade, and business from the standpoint of both transactional perspective and dispute settlement mechanisms (litigation and arbitration). Particularly oriented towards practice in these fields, the modules have a distinctly international and comparative dimension whilst at the same time drawing strongly on the rich tradition and experience of Indian law.

LL.M. (Corporate and Securities Law)

Businesses conventionally handled within the commercial banking and insurance sectors are making creative use of the structured capital market methods, and substantial developments are taking place both in trading systems and in the post-trade infrastructure. Along with new opportunities, these changes present new regulatory and legal risk management challenges as well. LLM with specialization in Corporate and Securities Law course provides a strong intellectual analysis of these markets, including insights from substantive private law, regulation, and practice.

LL.M. (Cyber Law)

LLM with specialization in Cyber Law course gives an overview of cyber laws including the legal regime related to cyber-crime, copyright issue in cyberspace, cyber-crimes, and related subjects. Various class assignments and other activities involve case studies, group activities, cooperative group solving problems with real-life examples, so that students can get the idea about the practical aspects of this field.

Environment Law and Policy

LLM with specialization in Environment Law and Policy course provides students with the opportunity to gain a thorough understanding of, and to reflect deeply upon, some of the most significant conceptual and practical issues associated with the future of the environment. The legal study of environmental issues not only provides insight into how societies respond to environmental problems but also how our lives are structured and designed to accommodate environmental issues.

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

LLM with specialization in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) course explores in detail the types of rules, policies, and controls put in place to determine the behaviour of a corporation, and the intended outcome of those measures. Taking a practical look at how to identify, set, and uphold a corporate governance means that the students will be able to enrich their understanding and skillset in this area, with the support of experienced practitioners who can demonstrate real-life examples to contextualize what one learns.

LL.M. (Energy Law)

LLM with specialization in Energy Law course provides a holistic view of the techno-commercial and policy-cum-regulatory framework of energy and its relationship with other sectors. The curriculum deepens the students’ understanding of the relationship between commercial economics, industry profitability, regulatory reforms vis-a-vis conservation, development, environmental impact, and judicious use of resources.

Minimum 50% marks at Higher and Senior Secondary level (X and XII) and Minimum 50%marks in Graduation with LLB Degree. Or equivalent

LL.M. (Energy Law) 2021

 

SEMESTER I

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
CLCC 7001 Research Methods and Legal Writings 3
CLCC 7002 Comparative Public Law 3
CLCC 7003 Law & Justice in Globalizing World 3
CLCC 7010S Seminar Paper 2
Elective I (Any One)   2
CLCC 7011P Energy Economics & Environmental Policy  
CLCC 7007P Law and Economic Development   
CLCC 7012P IT Governance and Regulation  
  Total credits 13

 

  

SEMESTER II

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
Elective II (Any Four) (2 credits Each)   8
CLEL 7001P Energy Business Dynamics and Investment Law  
CLEL 7002P Energy Law & Policy (Upstream)  
CLEL 7003P Energy Law & Policy (Power)  
CLEL 7010P Renewable and Nuclear Energy Law  
CLEL 7005P Energy Law & Policy (Downstream)  
CLEL 7012P Energy Transaction and Litigation  
DIST 7101 Dissertation 4
TOTAL   12

 

LL.M. (International Business Law) 2021

 

SEMESTER I

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
CLCC 7001 Research Methods and Legal Writings 3
CLCC 7002 Comparative Public Law 3
CLCC 7003 Law & Justice in Globalizing World 3
CLCC 7010S Seminar Paper 2
Elective I (Any One)   2
CLCC 7011P Energy Economics & Environmental Policy  
CLCC 7007P Law and Economic Development   
CLCC 7012P IT Governance and Regulation  
  Total credits 13

 

  

SEMESTER II

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
Elective II (Any Four) (2 credits Each)   8
  International Economic Law  
  International Trade Law  
  International Banking and Finance  
  International Investment Law  
  Int'l Commercial Arbitration  
  International Taxation  
DIST 7101 Dissertation 4
TOTAL   12

 

LL.M. (Corporate and Securities Law) 2021

 

SEMESTER I

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
CLCC 7001 Research Methods and Legal Writings 3
CLCC 7002 Comparative Public Law 3
CLCC 7003 Law & Justice in Globalizing World 3
CLCC 7010S Seminar Paper 2
Elective I (Any One)   2
CLCC 7011P Energy Economics & Environmental Policy  
CLCC 7007P Law and Economic Development   
CLCC 7012P IT Governance and Regulation  
  Total credits 13

 

  

SEMESTER II

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
Elective II (Any Four) (2 credits Each)   8
CLCL 7009P Corporate Governance  
  Securities and Financial Market Regulation  
CLCL 7010P Insolvency and Bankruptcy Law   
  International Business Transactions & Litigation  
  Corporate Restructuring  
  E-Commerce and Big Data  
DIST 7101 Dissertation 4
TOTAL   12

 

LL.M. (Environmental Law and Policy) 2021

 

SEMESTER I

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
CLCC 7001 Research Methods and Legal Writings 3
CLCC 7002 Comparative Public Law 3
CLCC 7003 Law & Justice in Globalizing World 3
CLCC 7010S Seminar Paper 2
Elective I (Any One)   2
CLCC 7011P Energy Economics & Environmental Policy  
CLCC 7007P Law and Economic Development   
CLCC 7012P IT Governance and Regulation  
  Total credits 13

 

  

SEMESTER II

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
Elective II (Any Four) (2 credits Each)   8
  Environmental Justice  
  Environmental Jurisprudence  
  Hazardous Waste and Law  
  Biodiversity and Law  
  Law and Sustainable Development  
  Global environment law and climate change  
DIST 7101 Dissertation 4
TOTAL   12

 

LL.M. (Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning) 2021

 

SEMESTER I

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
CLCC 7001 Research Methods and Legal Writings 3
CLCC 7002 Comparative Public Law 3
CLCC 7003 Law & Justice in Globalizing World 3
CLCC 7010S Seminar Paper 2
Elective I (Any One)   2
CLCC 7011P Energy Economics & Environmental Policy  
CLCC 7007P Law and Economic Development   
CLCC 7012P IT Governance and Regulation  
  Total credits 13

 

  

SEMESTER II

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
Elective II (Any Four) (2 credits Each)   8
  Big Data and Data Security Law  
  AI, Ethics, Privacy & Legalities  
  Introduction to Machine Learning  
  Machine Learning and Law  
  Legal Tech and the Digital Transformation of Law  
  Artificial Intelligence And Law   
DIST 7101 Dissertation 4
TOTAL   12

 

DETAILS

Program Specializations

LL.M. (International Business Law)

LLM with specialization in International Business Law explores the complex legal issues arising out of international banking, trade, and business from the standpoint of both transactional perspective and dispute settlement mechanisms (litigation and arbitration). Particularly oriented towards practice in these fields, the modules have a distinctly international and comparative dimension whilst at the same time drawing strongly on the rich tradition and experience of Indian law.

LL.M. (Corporate and Securities Law)

Businesses conventionally handled within the commercial banking and insurance sectors are making creative use of the structured capital market methods, and substantial developments are taking place both in trading systems and in the post-trade infrastructure. Along with new opportunities, these changes present new regulatory and legal risk management challenges as well. LLM with specialization in Corporate and Securities Law course provides a strong intellectual analysis of these markets, including insights from substantive private law, regulation, and practice.

LL.M. (Cyber Law)

LLM with specialization in Cyber Law course gives an overview of cyber laws including the legal regime related to cyber-crime, copyright issue in cyberspace, cyber-crimes, and related subjects. Various class assignments and other activities involve case studies, group activities, cooperative group solving problems with real-life examples, so that students can get the idea about the practical aspects of this field.

Environment Law and Policy

LLM with specialization in Environment Law and Policy course provides students with the opportunity to gain a thorough understanding of, and to reflect deeply upon, some of the most significant conceptual and practical issues associated with the future of the environment. The legal study of environmental issues not only provides insight into how societies respond to environmental problems but also how our lives are structured and designed to accommodate environmental issues.

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

LLM with specialization in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) course explores in detail the types of rules, policies, and controls put in place to determine the behaviour of a corporation, and the intended outcome of those measures. Taking a practical look at how to identify, set, and uphold a corporate governance means that the students will be able to enrich their understanding and skillset in this area, with the support of experienced practitioners who can demonstrate real-life examples to contextualize what one learns.

LL.M. (Energy Law)

LLM with specialization in Energy Law course provides a holistic view of the techno-commercial and policy-cum-regulatory framework of energy and its relationship with other sectors. The curriculum deepens the students’ understanding of the relationship between commercial economics, industry profitability, regulatory reforms vis-a-vis conservation, development, environmental impact, and judicious use of resources.

Eligibility

Minimum 50% marks at Higher and Senior Secondary level (X and XII) and Minimum 50%marks in Graduation with LLB Degree. Or equivalent

Curriculum

LL.M. (Energy Law) 2021

 

SEMESTER I

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
CLCC 7001 Research Methods and Legal Writings 3
CLCC 7002 Comparative Public Law 3
CLCC 7003 Law & Justice in Globalizing World 3
CLCC 7010S Seminar Paper 2
Elective I (Any One)   2
CLCC 7011P Energy Economics & Environmental Policy  
CLCC 7007P Law and Economic Development   
CLCC 7012P IT Governance and Regulation  
  Total credits 13

 

  

SEMESTER II

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
Elective II (Any Four) (2 credits Each)   8
CLEL 7001P Energy Business Dynamics and Investment Law  
CLEL 7002P Energy Law & Policy (Upstream)  
CLEL 7003P Energy Law & Policy (Power)  
CLEL 7010P Renewable and Nuclear Energy Law  
CLEL 7005P Energy Law & Policy (Downstream)  
CLEL 7012P Energy Transaction and Litigation  
DIST 7101 Dissertation 4
TOTAL   12

 

LL.M. (International Business Law) 2021

 

SEMESTER I

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
CLCC 7001 Research Methods and Legal Writings 3
CLCC 7002 Comparative Public Law 3
CLCC 7003 Law & Justice in Globalizing World 3
CLCC 7010S Seminar Paper 2
Elective I (Any One)   2
CLCC 7011P Energy Economics & Environmental Policy  
CLCC 7007P Law and Economic Development   
CLCC 7012P IT Governance and Regulation  
  Total credits 13

 

  

SEMESTER II

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
Elective II (Any Four) (2 credits Each)   8
  International Economic Law  
  International Trade Law  
  International Banking and Finance  
  International Investment Law  
  Int'l Commercial Arbitration  
  International Taxation  
DIST 7101 Dissertation 4
TOTAL   12

 

LL.M. (Corporate and Securities Law) 2021

 

SEMESTER I

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
CLCC 7001 Research Methods and Legal Writings 3
CLCC 7002 Comparative Public Law 3
CLCC 7003 Law & Justice in Globalizing World 3
CLCC 7010S Seminar Paper 2
Elective I (Any One)   2
CLCC 7011P Energy Economics & Environmental Policy  
CLCC 7007P Law and Economic Development   
CLCC 7012P IT Governance and Regulation  
  Total credits 13

 

  

SEMESTER II

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
Elective II (Any Four) (2 credits Each)   8
CLCL 7009P Corporate Governance  
  Securities and Financial Market Regulation  
CLCL 7010P Insolvency and Bankruptcy Law   
  International Business Transactions & Litigation  
  Corporate Restructuring  
  E-Commerce and Big Data  
DIST 7101 Dissertation 4
TOTAL   12

 

LL.M. (Environmental Law and Policy) 2021

 

SEMESTER I

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
CLCC 7001 Research Methods and Legal Writings 3
CLCC 7002 Comparative Public Law 3
CLCC 7003 Law & Justice in Globalizing World 3
CLCC 7010S Seminar Paper 2
Elective I (Any One)   2
CLCC 7011P Energy Economics & Environmental Policy  
CLCC 7007P Law and Economic Development   
CLCC 7012P IT Governance and Regulation  
  Total credits 13

 

  

SEMESTER II

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
Elective II (Any Four) (2 credits Each)   8
  Environmental Justice  
  Environmental Jurisprudence  
  Hazardous Waste and Law  
  Biodiversity and Law  
  Law and Sustainable Development  
  Global environment law and climate change  
DIST 7101 Dissertation 4
TOTAL   12

 

LL.M. (Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning) 2021

 

SEMESTER I

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
CLCC 7001 Research Methods and Legal Writings 3
CLCC 7002 Comparative Public Law 3
CLCC 7003 Law & Justice in Globalizing World 3
CLCC 7010S Seminar Paper 2
Elective I (Any One)   2
CLCC 7011P Energy Economics & Environmental Policy  
CLCC 7007P Law and Economic Development   
CLCC 7012P IT Governance and Regulation  
  Total credits 13

 

  

SEMESTER II

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
Elective II (Any Four) (2 credits Each)   8
  Big Data and Data Security Law  
  AI, Ethics, Privacy & Legalities  
  Introduction to Machine Learning  
  Machine Learning and Law  
  Legal Tech and the Digital Transformation of Law  
  Artificial Intelligence And Law   
DIST 7101 Dissertation 4
TOTAL   12

 

Entrance Test

Examination Pathway:

ULSAT-LLM / CLAT-PG

Name of Test

ULSAT-LLM

Mode of Test

Online

Last Date to Apply

2 September, 2022

Date of Test

3 September, 2022

Duration of Test

2 Hours

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