Legal students wishing to teach law at the postgraduate level should consider an SJD, otherwise known as a Doctor of the Science of Law. This advanced degree includes intense study and research that culminates in a publishable doctoral dissertation within five years.
An LLM (Master of Law) is an advanced law degree that helps prepare students with specialized legal training. Curriculums often combine research, coursework, and a thesis. LLM programs often take one to two years to complete.
KoGuan Law School of Shanghai Jiao Tong University
The Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.; in Latin, Scientiae Juridicae Doctor) Program, modeled on the Ph.D. programs in other disciplines, is designed for those seeking
The Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.; in Latin, Scientiae Juridicae Doctor) Program, modeled on the Ph.D. programs in other disciplines, is designed for those seeking to pursue academic careers as teachers and scholars of law. This highly selective program is open only to applicants who possess a distinguished prior academic record in law, show promise of the outstanding scholarship and demonstrate a high potential for completing a scholarly dissertation of the required quality. The S.J.D. The program provides a unique opportunity for outstanding international law graduates to study at the KoGuan Law School. Students with outstanding academic credentials are welcome to apply to our S.J.D. program....