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Lawctopus Law School’s Online Course on ‘Applying for an LLM Abroad’ [Jan 15 – Feb 15]: Register by Jan 10

About this Course on Foreign LLMs

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In the past couple of decades, pursuing an LLM from a foreign university has become a popular goal amongst Indian law graduates. Specializing in a particular area helps you expand your career prospects and build a network of your own.

Studying in a foreign country, undoubtedly, broadens your horizons and brings you unparalleled exposure. It not only enhances your knowledge but also plays an integral role in your journey of self-growth and development. However, getting an acceptance into these universities is an honor which a few have.

Considering how different the application process is as compared to anything that students experience in India, you are inevitably faced with certain challenges. One of the biggest challenges is developing a focused strategy to get into the college of your choice. This becomes a difficult task because foreign universities require you to submit a statement of purpose, a CV, and letters of recommendation, instead of writing an exam to secure admissions. 

This course is designed to equip you with the necessary information and insight on applying to international universities and getting accepted into them.

Register for this online course on ‘Applying for an LLM Abroad’ by clicking here.

How will the Course help you?

  • Understand the process of choosing a college for your foreign LLM better.
  • Become well-versed in the process of curating a Statement of Purpose (SOP), drafting a Curriculum Vitae (CV) and procuring Letters of Recommendation (LOR).
  • Understand the process of applying to the universities you select and ultimately getting accepted into them.
  • Know more about the scholarships available and how to secure them.


We intend to give you all the necessary information regarding how to go about the admissions process, draft the most important documents (your SOP and your CV), and easily navigate your way through the entire procedure without much struggle. 

The course contains 4 modules.

Module 1: How to Choose a Foreign LLM

  • Get introduced to the course.
  • Learn about simplifying the process of choosing a subject and college.
  • Get acquainted with the rankings of universities as well as the subjects they are renowned for.

Module 2: Drafting the Documents (SOP, CV, LoR)

  • You will be acquainted with the basics of a Statement of Purpose (SOP), a Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Letters of Recommendation (LOR) with the help of samples.
  • Get introduced to the do’s and don’ts of writing the above mentioned 3 documents.
  • Understand how to write each of these documents well.
  • Bain an insight into what admissions committees look for in these personal documents.

Module 3: Applying to UK, European, and US-based LLM programs

  • Understand the procedure of applying to Colleges in the UK and other European Countries
  • Understand the procedure of applying to Colleges in the US.
  • Delve deeper into the requirements and expectations of the best universities in the world.
  • Learn about the documents to be furnished for any application and English proficiency requirements

Module 4: Scholarships for an LLM Abroad

  • Learn about the scholarships available to you in different parts of the world
  • Delve deeper into how one can secure a scholarship for an LLM abroad

Add-on modules:

Reading resource on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Exam


Draft a CV for your LLM application with all the necessary information. Get feedback from our subject matter experts!

Faculty & Course Developers

Suvarna Dubey is currently working as a Learning Manager with Lawctopus. She completed her BA LLB in 2019 from Amity Law School, Delhi (GGPSIU) and has previously practiced under an Advocate-on-Record in the Supreme Court of India. She has also been working as an editor with a networking platform for female lawyers called Her Forum since 2020.

She is an LLM offer holder from the Queen Mary University of London, University of Warwick, SOAS University of London, the University of Nottingham in the UK and Leiden University in the Netherlands.

She has developed and will be the faculty for our upcoming course on Applying for an LLM Abroad.

Sameer Gupta graduated in law with BA LL.B from the National University of Study & Research in Law, Ranchi in 2020. As a law student he was an avid mooter. He was a part of the Semi-Finalist team at Prof. N.R. Madhava Menon SAARC LAW Mooting Competition, SAARC Rounds, 2020 wherein he also received the Best Student Advocate Award. With his team, he also qualified the memorial-selection rounds from the Asia-Pacific region at the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition, 2019.

He is currently a Learning Manager with Lawctopus and is the main faculty for our Moot COURSE (& Competition). He has also contributed to the development of our upcoming course on Applying for an LLM Abroad.

Anupama Sharma is currently pursuing Ph.D. in criminal law at the University of Hong Kong.

Previously, she has worked as an Assistant Professor at O.P. Jindal Global Law School, India.

She has completed B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) from the National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata in 2014 and LL.M. from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom in June 2015.

Who is this course for?

Anyone looking to apply for an LLM abroad


  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Course fee: Rs. 4,800 (inclusive of GST)

Register for the course by clicking here.

Mode of Learning

  • Online and self-paced
  • Recorded video lectures
  • 3 live lectures [the schedule is announced before the batch commences]
  • Text-based modules and reading resources
  • Online based forum to clarify doubts
  • Personal feedback on your CV
  • Live and exclusive webinars on careers in legal research, CV-building, etc.

Contact Information

If you have any questions, please leave a comment on this post or email at suvarna.dubey@lawctopus.com

Want to talk to someone before taking a decision? Call our counsellor Snigdha Ghatak at +91-9315974277, between 10.30 am to 7.30 pm (Monday is weekly off for us!)

Disclaimer: We try to ensure that the information we post on Lawctopus is accurate. However, despite our best efforts, some of the content may contain errors. You can trust us, but please conduct your own checks too.

Source: Lawctopus

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