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Athina Parianou

Master of Laws (LLM)

Athina Parianou is a 2nd year Student at City, University of London studying LLM International Business Law via distance learning

Did you come from a law or non-law background? How did that affect your experience of the LLM International Business Law programme?

I came from a law background and it certainly helped me through the course.

Why did you choose to study the LLM International Business Law via distance learning?

I work full-time so I needed a more flexible course.

Why did you choose to study at the City Law School?

The City Law School provides very high quality services.

What do/did you enjoy most about your course?

The flexibility in the studying process.

What has been your favourite module and why?

Intellectual Property and Data Protection

Can you tell us about your experience of using the online study platform/tools to aid your study?

Good – Only some of the essential books were not available online.

How different is studying via distance learning to the normal classroom environment?

There’s no real-world interaction between students and academics.

What did you think to the structure of the programme? Did you take a break from your studies?

I did not take a break but in general, I thought the structure was good.

How will the LLM International Business Law help with your current job role/career prospects?

I think it will be an essential tool for my professional and academic plans.

What advice or tips would you give to anyone who wants to study the LLM International Business Law (distance learning) programme?

Take your time to study and properly prepare your assignments.