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Dr. Mahmoud H. Haj-Ahmed

Master of Laws (LLM)

Dr. Mahmoud H. Haj-Ahmed is an LLM graduate at City, University of London

What is your current job(if relevant)?

Professor

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

I have an undergrad Law degree. Having prior academic preparation in the area of law helped a lot in completing the LLM.

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

It is a very convenient way for personal development and "making dreams real".

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

The reputation of the institution

What do/did you enjoy most about your course?

The academic support from the Program Director, instructors, and the Administrative staff.

What has been your favourite module and why?

Intellectual Property Law. It was very relevant and interesting.

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

Virtual learning is challenging but rewarding. It develops the student's sense of responsibility, independence, and research skills.

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

No big difference.

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

It is an excellent structure; specially the flexibility of take one or two modules at a time. This structure also helps in terms of financial planning and payment of the tuition fees.

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

It gives me the right keys (skills) for entering a new career in the field of law.

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

Don't hesitate to go for it. It is a rewarding and interesting experience; especially at The City Law School.