Access to Justice Scholarship for LLM Clinical Legal Education at University of Ulster

Grainne McKeever is the Research Co-ordinator for Law and a lecturer on University of Ulster‘s LLM Clinical Legal Education. 

A second call for applications for the LLM Clinical Legal Education in University of Ulster is now being issued. Students on this course are responsible for managing the Ulster Law Clinic, providing free information, advice and representation to individuals on social security and employment law.  An Access to Justice Scholarship of £5,000, funded by the Department of Justice in Northern Ireland, has been provided to assist a meritorious candidate in the payment of fees thereby enabling him/her to take up a place on the LLM Clinical Legal Education. Applicants are required to submit their LLM application online to by 30 August 2013 and applicants who meet the eligibility criteria will be invited to attend for an interview at the University’s Belfast campus on 3 September 2013. All candidates who are offered a place on the LLM Clinical Legal Education for September 2013 will be invited to apply for the Access to Justice Scholarship. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of evaluation by the LLM and Clinic Director, in consultation with the Law School’s Director of Research and Innovation, and the Scholarship criteria will be made available to applicants in advance. Further details on the LLM Clinical Legal Education are available from the University of Ulster website here. Fees for 2013/4 are £5,385 for full time students and £29.95 per credit point for part time students.

For more information on the Ulster Law Clinic see the 2012-2013 Annual Report for the LLM Clinical Legal Education,  available here.

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