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Academic Standards and Related Procedures - LLM

URL: https://libguides.law.ucla.edu/academicstandardsllm

A. Total Units

A minimum total of 22 units of coursework with at least a cumulative 2.1 grade point average;

B. Minimum and Maximum Units

A minimum course load requirement of eight (8) and a maximum course load of fourteen (14) units each semester;

C. Additional Requirements for Foreign Attorneys

Students who do not possess a prior degree from an American law school are required to participate in an introductory course, American Law in a Global Context (Law 470), beginning 1-2 weeks prior to the start of the academic year.  Students will earn two (2) units for completing this course.

Waivers of any aspect of the LL.M. degree requirements must be approved by the Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies and International Student Programs.