Research course

Law and Society (Legal Research)

Institution
Newcastle University · Newcastle Law School
Qualifications
LLM by research

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in law or any other subject.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our Law and Society (Legal Research) LLM is an ideal preparation for a PhD. It will give you the knowledge, insights and analytical skills to proceed to a career in academia or the public, voluntary or private sectors.

The LLM can be taken as a standalone course before undertaking PhD study.

It also forms the initial training component for the four-year (LLM plus PhD) ESRC Northern Ireland/ North East (NINE) Doctoral Training Centre.

The course is ideal if you want to gain advanced research skills that will allow you to progress to PhD level study in the field of law and society. You will have an opportunity to study key legal topics relevant to law and society and choose from a range of optional modules suited to your specific interests.

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Information for international students

IELTS 7.0 overall (with a minimum of 6.5 in writing, and 6.0 in all other sub-skills).

If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a pre-sessional English course.

Fees and funding

UK students
Full time £7,200
International students
Full time: EU £7,200 Non EU £16,200

Qualification and course duration

LLM by research

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Gemma Hayton
Email
newcastle.law-school@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 8736