Queen Mary, University of London

School of Law at Queen Mary

School of Law Scholarships for September 2014 entry

LLM Full Tuition Fee Only Scholarships

  • 12 full scholarships across the 20 different specialisms/General LLM
  • 2 partial scholarships worth 50 per cent of the overall tuition fee in the areas of our new specialisms in Energy and Natural Resources Law and International Shipping Law
  • Programme Application Deadline: 17 January 2014
  • Scholarship Application Deadline: 31 January 2014

LLM Law and Economics Partial Scholarships

  • 3 scholarships worth 50 per cent of the tuition fee
  • Scholarship Application Deadline: 6 June 2014

MSc in Law and Finance Partial Scholarships

  • 4 scholarships worth one third of the tuition fee
  • Programme Application Deadline: 11 April 2014
  • Scholarship Application Deadline: 25 April 2014

About Queen Mary, University of London

Queen Mary, University of London is one of London and the UK's leading research-focused higher education institutions. Amongst the largest of the colleges of the University of London with 16,000 students, Queen Mary's 3,000 staff teach and research across a wide range of subjects in Humanities, Social Sciences and Laws, in Medicine and Dentistry and in Science and Engineering.

Although the size and diversity of Queen Mary gives it all the characteristics and facilities of a university in its own right, it is also part of the federal University of London, a wide-ranging body comprising some 40 academic institutions and 120,000 students. Together, these make it the largest and most diverse university in the country.

It also means that, although Queen Mary is a self-governing institution, students are able to take advantage of the wide and varied educational and social facilities of the University of London. These include the Senate House library, which contains more than 1.4 million volumes, and the University of London Union (ULU), which is amongst the most active and lively in the country.

Why Choose Queen Mary, University of London?

  • Top 150 in the World QS World University Rankings 2010
  • 120th in the World Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2010
  • Top 80 in Europe The Shanghai Jiao Tong University's 2009 Academic Ranking of World Universities
  • Law school Ranked 1st in London & 3rd in UK Guardian University Guide 2011
  • Top group for Biology 2007 CHE-Excellence Ranking
  • 6th best in UK for graduate employability
  • 11th in UK for Research

Scholarships @ Queen Mary, University of London

  • £2000 or £5000 International Science and Engineering Excellence Awards based on academic merit (UG, Automatic, Per Year)
  • £1000 Law Scholarship (UG, Competitive, Per Year)
  • £2,250 Mathematical Sciences Excellence Award (UG, Competitive)
  • 6 X 100%, 1 X 50% LLM Scholarship - Energy and Natural Resources Law or International Shipping Law (PG, Competitive)
  • 3 X 50% LLM Law & economics Scholarship (PG, Competitive)
  • 4 X 33% MSc Law & Finance Scholarship (PG, Competitive)
  • Upto 100% Scholarship MSc Management of Intellectual Property (PG, Competitive)
  • Please get in touch with PTC for details!

Notable Prize Winners @ Queen Mary, University of London

  • Edgar Adrian 1st Baron Adrian (1889-1977) was jointly awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1932, together with Sir Charles Sherrington, for their work on the function of neurons.
  • Professor Sir Peter Mansfield FRS Physics, 1959; PhD, 1962) was jointly awarded the 2003 Nobel Prize for Physiology for Medicine, together with the late Professor Paul Lauterbur, for their pioneering work on Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) as a diagnostic technique.
  • Professor Joseph Rotblat (1908-2006) identified that the fallout from hydrogen bombs was highly radioactive and a direct cause of cancers in fallout victims.In 1995, Professor Rotblat shared the Nobel Peace Prize with the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, the organisation of scientists he established in 1957.
  • Sir Ronald Ross (1857-1931) commenced his medical training at St Bartholomew's Hospital in 1875. It is for the work he did on discovering the life-cycle of the malarial parasite Plasmodium that he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology / Medicine in 1902.
  • Sir John Vane FRS (1857-1931) (1927-2007), one of the pre-eminent pharmacologists of the twentieth-century. He shared the Nobel Prize in Medicine for his work on prostaglandins in 1982.

Notable Alumni of Queen Mary, University of London

Medicine & Dentistry
  • Sir William Blizard Co-founder of England's first clinical medical school - The London Hospital Medical College, Founder of Samaritan Society, the first medical social work society for London Hospital patients. He was among the first surgeons to tie the subclavian artery for auxillary aneurism.
  • Sir John Chalstrey FRCS worked as a Consultant Surgeon and Senior Lecturer at St Bartholomew's Medical College from 1969 to 1996. He served as Lord Mayor of London from 1995-96.
  • William Harvey was Physician at Barts from 1609 to 1643. During this period his many dissections and experiments led to his discovery of the circulation of the blood. His book Exercitatio Anatomica de Motu Cordis et Sanguinis, published in 1628 and recognised as a great foundation of modern medicine, is responsible for Harvey's enduring renown as Barts' most famous physician.
  • Sir James Parkinson known for his description of 'paralysis agitans' in 1817, the shaking palsy now known as Parkinson's disease
  • Dame Margaret Seward CBE was the first woman to be elected to the General Dental Council, serving as President from 1994-99. She was appointed Chief Dental Office in 2000.
  • Professor Karen Vousden CBE, FRS Director of Cancer Research UK's Beatson Institute at the University of Glasgow, leads the Institute's tumour suppression research group, an area in which she is known as a world leader, awarded a Royal Medal by the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 2009 in recognition of her outstanding contribution to cancer research.
  • Professor Lord Robert Winston World-renowned fertility expert, was prominently involved in the development of gynaecological microsurgery in the 1970s, and one of the pioneers of in-vitro fertilisation. He has presented several award-winning BBC television series, including "The Human Body", "The Superhuman" and "A Child of our Time".
Entertainment
  • Graham Chapman formed the comedy group Monty Python's Flying Circus, a BBC Hit series
  • Bruce Dickinson Lead Singer of 1980s heavy metal band Iron Maiden
  • Sean Gilder Actor, famous for his role as Paddy Maguire in Channel 4's series Shameless. He also appeared as Styles in all of ITV's Hornblower episodes.
Entrepreneurs
  • George Sims invented the UK bar-coding system in 1971
  • Sir Peter Michael CBE Co-founder and Director of Classic FM radio station
  • Ching-He Huangr Cook, Television Personality and Entrepreneur. Ambassador for Chinese cooking in Britain. She has authored three cook books: China Modern; Chinese Food Made Easy (which was No. 1 in the best-seller lists for six weeks); and Ching's Chinese Food in Minutes.
Leadership
  • The Hon. Peter Caruana QC Chief Minister of Gibraltar
  • Baroness Linda Chalker Conservative MP for Wallasey in Essex from 1972-92 and Minister of State for Overseas Development from 1989-97
  • Baroness Marcia Falkender CBE Secretary to the General Secretary of the Labour Party in 1955, was Harold Wilson's private and political secretary from 1956-83. Baroness Falkender, Member of the House of Lords in 1974.
  • The Rt. Hon. Peter Hain MP Shadow Secretary of State for Wales, has been Member of Parliament for the Welsh constituency of Neath since 1991
  • Dr Andrew Pocock Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Republic of Zimbabwe from February 2006-June 2009
  • Martin Uden Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Republic of Korea from February 2008