Berkeley Law is one of the best law schools in Berkeley. They offer different kinds of law programmes which includes; JD, JSD, LLM and joint degrees. You can also do an individual course.
If you are willing to apply for Berkeley in the next admissions, this post is the best for you as we will let you know and explain all their requirements in the LLM program.
Berkeley Law LLM Program Application Checklist
- Application form
- Application fee
- Personal Statement
- Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- Official Academic Records
- Letters of Recommendation – 2
- TOEFL or IELTS Score
- Summary of Thesis proposal (for only thesis track applicants)
- Writing ample (for only thesis track applicants)
- Video Assessment (for only executive track applicants)
Berkeley Law Admission Form
The Berkeley School of Law has their admission forms online. This means you need to visit their admission portal, fill in all required fields and upload the necessary files in their prefered format.
Click on the following link to be directed to their Admission portal >> Berkeley Law Admission portal.
Berkeley Law Application Fee
Applying for Berkeley School of Law is not free. You need to make a payment of $18 with your credit card before you can submit your application on the admission portal.
After you have completed filling out the form, you will be provided with an option to pay your $18 before you can send or submit the completed form.
A personal statement is required in almost all universities. This is at most three pages with double spaces written essay that describes your legal interests, why you wish to study at Berkeley Law school, your plans in terms of profession and your goals after completing the programme.
Their Advance Degree Programs Committee does not conduct interviews, so you should use the personal statement to add things that you think will add more juice to your application.
In your personal statement, make sure you write it yourself and try to be honest about what you have written.
Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Your CV should be a summary of your academic and educational background and skills. You should also add your professional experience, publications, presentations, research experience, awards affiliations, honours and other information that are relevant.
Your personal statement must be sent through the admission application portal, this should be an attachment in a soft copy form.
Letters of Recommendation
You are required to submit two letters of recommendation. Berkeley Law prefers a recommendation letter from a professor in Law and those who have completed school for more than five years can get one from their current or former employer.
Optionally, applicants may choose to add an additional academic or professional letter. This will be added to the two letters of recommendation.
- To submit your recommendation letter, you need to log in to your LLM CAS account.
- Click on Letters of recommendation.
- Add recommenders’ names and contact information.
- Assigned your letters to each school appropriately using the letter ID number.
- An email will be sent to your recommenders and they will upload the recommendation letters.