successfully completing the first year of the LLB programme (M100),
students may apply to transfer to the double degree programme which leads
to a Bachelor of
Laws honours degree from UCL and a Juris Doctor degree from Columbia
University in New York. The Juris Doctor (or JD) is the American equivalent
of the LLB.
Only two students per year are permitted to transfer into the double
degree programme. Selection is based on academic merit and will have
major financial implications for the students involved.
in the double degree programme spend two years at UCL and a further two
years at Columbia Law School in New York. After completing all four years,
successful candidates are awarded the LLB and JD degrees.
Applicants who are interested in this double degree programme should
apply through UCAS for admission to the LLB programme (M100).
At the end of the first year of study, the faculty will inform students
of procedures for applying
to transfer to the double degree programme. There is no need nor opportunity
to express a preference for the double degree programme at the UCAS application
Years 1 and 2
Same as LLB (M100)
Year 3 and 4
Study at Columbia Law School in New York
See the website for Columbia Law School