Taught course

Law and Political Economy

Institution
Birkbeck, University of London · School of Law
Qualifications
LLMMSc

Entry requirements

A least a 2:2 honours degree in law, criminology, or a related discipline in the humanities or social sciences.

Months of entry

October

Course content

The new LLM/MSc Law and Political Economy at Birkbeck was launched in direct response to the resurgence of interest in political economy. With a focus on law, this timely programme studies the links between economy, crime and punishment, as well as the relationship between property, trade, law and regulation.

Taught by internationally renowned experts from across the fields of law, business and politics, LLM/MSc Law and Political Economy gives you the opportunity to analyse political economy issues from different disciplinary perspectives and to evaluate complex theories and debates on the topic. You will also receive training in critical research methods, before undertaking a supervised independent research project on a topic of your choice.

The programme is ideal if you wish to advance your career, or develop a new career path in law and criminal justice in the public, private or non-governmental sector. It also provides a strong foundation for PhD research in the area.

Information for international students

English language requirements: a minimum of 7 in the IELTS (International English Language Testing System), with a minimum of 6.5 in the subtests.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • LLM
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Student Advice Service
Email
studentadvice@bbk.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0) 20 3907 0700