Research course

Law by Research

Institution
Lancaster University · Law
Qualifications
LLM by research

Entry requirements

Academic Requirements
2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) in any background.

As part of your application you also need
a suitable proposal

Months of entry

October

Course content

The LLM by Research is primarily made available for those who wish to complete a research degree in one year (full-time) and may be particularly suited to those who already have some practical expertise.

The intended subject of the research should normally be one in which the Law School does not offer a taught Masters degree. Whilst the work is primarily individual, you will be advised to take some research training in the form of appropriate LLM modules or modules from the Faculty Research Training Programme.

Typically, successful applications contain a viable research proposal and are focused on our areas of research expertise, further entry requirements can be found below. Please check our staff profiles for precise areas of expertise.

As a student on this degree, you will write a dissertation (35,000 words), with the supervision of one of our academics. There are no taught module requirements for this degree.

Information for international students

We normally require an IELTS (Academic) Test with an overall score of at least 6.5, and a minimum of 5.5 in each element of the test.

Fees and funding

Learn more at the fees and funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Law Coordinator
Email
pglaw@lancaster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1524 592215