Joint Degrees

A joint degree is a collaborative course jointly offered by two or more institutions.  Joint Degrees can be of two types:

Jointly awarded degrees: Here, two universities work together to develop a curriculum and award a degree.  A student pursuing a jointly awarded degree may study in either of the institutions or both of them. A common certificate with seals of both the universities is awarded upon completion of the course.

Dual award degree: Here also, two universities work together and develop a curriculum. A student may study in either of the universities or both of them.  The difference is that certificates are awarded by both the universities.

Both the universities/law schools involved in awarding a joint degree have to approve a student’s application.  A joint degree attracts prospective employers because the degree has a rare combination of special subjects/skills.

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