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Llywodraethiant a Datganoli (LLM)

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Pam astudio’r cwrs hwn

Datblygwch eich gwybodaeth am drefniadau strwythurol a chyfansoddiadol y DU.

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Benefit from our research

We are home to the Wales Governance Centre, which researches all aspects of the law, politics, government and political economy in Wales.

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We offer close contact with the devolved institutions in Wales: the Welsh Parliament and Welsh Government.

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Dangos eich gwybodaeth

Cyfle i ymgymryd ag ymchwil fanwl mewn maes sy'n ymwneud â Chyfraith Gofal Cymdeithasol sydd o ddiddordeb i chi

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80% of our research was deemed outstanding for its impact in terms of its reach and significance (REF 2014).

Mae deall sut mae cyfansoddiadau yn trefnu pwerau, dyletswyddau, hawliau a chyfrifoldebau yn hanfodol ar gyfer cymdeithas a llywodraeth fodern. Mae’r Deyrnas Unedig wedi gweld newidiadau cyfansoddiadol radical yn yr 21ain ganrif sydd wedi addasu cyfansoddiaeth a llywodraethiant drwy’r pedair gwlad gyfan.

Mae deall goblygiadau hyn yn y presennol a’r dyfodol wrth galon ein rhaglen LLM Llywodraethiant a Datganoli.

Mae’r rhaglen yn eich galluogi i archwilio’r newidiadau strwythurol i drefniadau cyfansoddiadol y Deyrnas Unedig, yn bennaf creu cyrff deddfwriaethol a gweithredol yn yr Alban ac yng Nghymru, ac ail-ddechrau’r Llywodraeth ddatganoledig yng Ngogledd Iwerddon. Bydd cyd-destun gadael yr Undeb Ewropeaidd hefyd yn cynnig cyfle i barhau i ystyried pwerau a chyfrifoldebau rhwng llywodraethau a deddfwrfeydd yn y DU. Mae’r rhaglen hon yn archwilio’r cyfleoedd a’r tensiynau a grëwyd gan y datblygiadau arloesol strwythurol hyn ac yn eich arwain i gwestiynu dyfodol posibl cyfansoddiad a chenhedloedd y DU.

Trafodir problemau ynghylch atebolrwydd, ymgysylltu democrataidd ac ystyr ‘llywodraethu da’ i gynnig dealltwriaeth o lywodraeth a llywodraethiant ar lefel y wladwriaeth ac yn rhyngwladol. 

Mae’r rhaglen LLMC Llywodraethiant a Datganoli yn hynod hyblyg ac yn cynnig ystod eang o fodiwlau sy’n eich galluogi i fanteisio i’r eithaf ar yr arbenigedd ymchwil o fewn yr Ysgol. Mae’n cynnig cyfle i chi addasu’r rhaglen i fodloni’ch anghenion proffesiynol a/neu gyflogaeth eich hun. Dyma rai o’r modiwlau: Cyfansoddiadaeth a Llywodraethiant a Chyfraith Datganoli yng Nghymru.

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Mae ein corff myfyrwyr bywiog, ynghyd â'n staff academaidd hynod gymwysedig, yn darparu'r amgylchedd perffaith i archwilio meysydd dynamig a phrysur y gyfraith, gwleidyddiaeth a chysylltiadau rhyngwladol.

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Meini prawf derbyn

Suitable for graduates from any legal tradition or jurisdiction, or with a legal practice qualification from any legal tradition or jurisdiction, who have a special interest in constitutional legal theory and in regional governance.

You should ideally have obtained at least a 2:1 class degree or equivalent in Law. Applicants with a 2.2 class degree or equivalent will be considered taking into account the application in its entirety.

Those whose first language is not English must obtain an IELTS overall score of 6.5 with 6.5 in writing and no less than 6 in the other sub-scores, or the equivalent.

Early application is strongly advised, normally well before the end of July. Later applications will be considered, but international students must bear in mind the time needed to obtain a visa.

Rhagor o wybodaeth am ofynion Iaith Saesneg.

Mae'n rhaid i ymgeiswyr sydd angen Fisa myfyriwr i astudio yn y DU gyflwyno cymhwyster iaith Saesneg derbyniol er mwyn bodloni gofynion UKVI (Fisâu a Mewnfudo y DU).

Euogfarnau troseddol

You are not required to complete a DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) check or provide a Certificate of Good Conduct to study this course.

If you are currently subject to any licence condition or monitoring restriction that could affect your ability to successfully complete your studies, you will be required to disclose your criminal record. Conditions include, but are not limited to:

  • access to computers or devices that can store images
  • use of internet and communication tools/devices
  • curfews
  • freedom of movement
  • contact with people related to Cardiff University.

Strwythur y cwrs

You must select at least two of your four taught modules and complete the dissertation in the area of Governance and Devolution. You may also select up to two modules from those listed in any other LLM programme or from a combination of LLM programmes.

The programme is delivered in two stages. Stage One (the taught component) comprises four 30 credit modules. Stage Two comprises the dissertation. Two of the Stage One modules will be taught and assessed in the first semester and the remaining two in the second semester. You will progress to the dissertation upon successful completion of Stage One.

Mae'r modiwlau a ddangosir yn esiampl o'r cwricwlwm arferol. Byddant yn cael eu hadolygu cyn blwyddyn academaidd 2022/23. Bydd y modiwlau terfynol yn cael eu cyhoeddi erbyn mis Medi 2022.

Year One comprises four taught modules totalling 120 credits. Upon successful completion of the taught stage, you will progress to the 60 credit dissertation.

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DissertationCLT60060 credydau

Mae'r Brifysgol wedi ymrwymo i ddarparu amrywiaeth eang o opsiynau modiwl lle’n bosibl. Ond byddwch yn ymwybodol er y byddwn yn gwneud pob ymdrech i gynnig dewis, gall hyn gael ei gyfyngu mewn rhai amgylchiadau. Y rheswm am hyn yw'r ffaith mai dim ond nifer cyfyngedig o leoedd sydd ar gael ar rai modiwlau, a gaiff eu dyrannu ar sail y cyntaf i'r felin. Mae'n ofynnol i fodiwlau eraill sicrhau isafswm nifer o fyfyrwyr cyn gallu eu cynnal, er mwyn gwneud yn siŵr y gellir cyflwyno addysg o ansawdd priodol. Gall modiwlau gael eu cyfyngu oherwydd gwrthdaro yn yr amserlen hefyd, ac er bod y Brifysgol yn ymdrechu i amharu cyn lleied â phosibl ar eich dewis, byddai'n syniad da i chi ofyn am gyngor gan yr Ysgol berthnasol am y dewisiadau modiwl sydd ar gael.

Dysgu ac asesu

Sut y caf fy addysgu?

Study for an LLM is intensive and challenging and it is important that you take full advantage of the teaching that is provided in order to succeed.  Attendance at classes and dissertation supervisions is compulsory and we will expect you to be well prepared. 

Our teaching is very flexible and your modules may be delivered through seminars or a combination of lectures and seminars.  Other teaching methods include the online use of discussion boards, self-access study packs and formative quizzes and activities.

Modules may be diverse in content to cater for a high proportion of overseas students or students with previous qualifications other than in law. Modules are typically led by experienced staff actively engaged in research relevant to their subject area.

Sut y caf fy asesu?

We make use of both formative and summative assessment.

Formative assessments do not count towards your degree but are designed to give you the opportunity to practice for your summative assessments and enable you and your tutors to assess your progress in your modules.  Formative assessments will normally involve written coursework or a class test or may comprise individual student presentations.  

Summative assessments count towards your degree. Your marks in these assessments count towards your formal progression from stage one (taught modules) to stage two (the dissertation), and towards the determination of your final award.  Summative assessments in stage one will vary by module but will typically involve written coursework (5,000 word essays), unseen examinations or pre-release examinations.  The dissertation (up to 15,000 words) comprises the stage two summative assessment.

Sut y caf fy nghefnogi?

We have created a specially designed research and study skills module which is studied by all LLM students at the beginning of the programme.  We also offer writing skills support for students whose first language is not English.

Your learning will be supported through e-learning. All modules are supported by Learning Central, a virtual learning environment that is available on and off campus through which you will access a wide range of materials for your modules.

You will receive dedicated pastoral support through our personal tutor scheme.  We offer an extensive programme of careers lectures and workshops within the School with an in-house Law Careers Consultant and a Pro-bono Scheme Co-ordinator.  A designated Disability and Diversity Officer ensures that reasonable adjustments are made for students with disabilities.  The University has a range of services to support you, including the Careers Service, the Counselling Service, the Disability and Dyslexia Service, the Student Support Service and excellent libraries with specialist law librarians and resource centres. 

Feedback is available through oral feedback during seminars and you will receive written feedback on both your formative and summative assessments.  Individual feedback on formative work will help you identify strengths and weaknesses in your learning, as well how you might improve your performance in summative assessments.  Written feedback will be made available no later than four weeks from the submission of your assessment.

Pa sgiliau y byddaf yn eu hymarfer a’u datblygu?

You are expected to assume a greater responsibility for your education as you undertake your postgraduate studies. Through the LLM, you will acquire and develop a range of valuable skills, both those which are discipline specific and more generic employability skills.  During the programme you will be able to extend your communication and presentation skills, both oral and written.  You will also be able to develop collaborative skills, take leadership roles and enhance skills of disciplined and independent study.

You will be encouraged to work independently to seek out legal materials for yourself, to read and analyse these materials critically and to present structured and reasoned argument under the guidance of your tutors and supervisors.  You will be provided with training in postgraduate research skills to develop your independent legal analysis, research and writing.

Outside the curriculum you will have the opportunity to develop wider “employability” skills through participation in the School’s Law in Action pro-bono schemes run with partner organisations, in which student volunteers assist real people in their dealings with the law.  The schemes currently include: 

  • Law in Justice: the Innocence Project (dealing with alleged miscarriages of justice);
  • Law in Healthcare: the NHS Continuing Healthcare Scheme (challenges to NHS healthcare funding assessments);
  • Law in Sport: the Rugby Union Project  (providing legal advice and legal newsletters to rugby clubs).

Ffioedd dysgu ar gyfer dechrau astudio yn 2022

Myfyrwyr o'r DU

Nid yw ffioedd ar gyfer mynediad 2022/23 ar gael eto

Myfyrwyr o'r UE, AEE a'r Swistir

Rydym yn aros am gadarnhad o'r ffioedd dysgu ar gyfer blwyddyn academaidd 2022/23.

Myfyrwyr o weddill y byd (rhyngwladol)

Rydym yn aros am gadarnhad o'r ffioedd dysgu ar gyfer blwyddyn academaidd 2022/23.

Costau ychwanegol

Costau byw

Rydym wedi ein lleoli yn un o ddinasoedd mwyaf fforddiadwy y DU. Rhagor o wybodaeth am gostau byw yng Nghaerdydd.

Gyrfaoedd graddedigion

A law degree doesn’t restrict graduates to careers within the legal profession and law graduates enter professions as diverse as finance, sales and marketing, digital communications and recruitment.

We are committed to extending extracurricular opportunities to our students, helping to enhance their CVs in a competitive graduate job market. We work in partnership with lawyers, charities and voluntary organisations to give students the opportunity to practise and extend their skills and we run several Pro Bono schemes and provide advice to members of the community on different legal issues.

Students successfully completing the LLM programme may have the opportunity to continue their legal study through the School’s PhD programme or through the Centre for Professional Legal Studies professional programmes (the Legal Practice Course or Bar Professional Training Course).

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Dyfarniad o £3000 sy'n agored i holl fyfyrwyr y DU a'r UE sy'n bwriadu astudio un o'n cyrsiau Meistr ôl-raddedig.

Cyllid Graddau Meistr Ôl-raddedig

Os ydych yn ddarpar fyfyriwr gradd Meistr ac yn dechrau eich gradd meistr ym mis Medi 2020 neu’n hwyrach, gallech wneud cais ar gyfer benthyciad ôl-raddedig ar gyfer eich gradd ym Mhrifysgol Caerdydd.

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