UC Berkeley announced a new summer LL.M. program this week:
"Berkeley Law is pleased to introduce a new Summer LL.M. program, to begin in the summer of 2009. In this program, international students will earn an LL.M. degree by attending classes over the course of two consecutive summers…
"Summer courses are intensive, three to four weeks in duration, offered in sequence. Completion of this program should allow students to meet all educational requirements to sit for the California Bar Exam. A minimum of 21 units (20 units for U.S. trained law students) is required for completion of the LL.M. degree."
The program’s tuition is not yet set, but should approximate the cost of the year-long LL.M. program at Boalt. The 2009-10 application to the summer LLM program is currently available.
For more context on Berkeley’s new program, please see UC Berkeley Launching Summer LL.M. Program.