A 2:1 or above at undergraduate level in Law.
In addition to the other mandatory supporting application documents, applicants must submit the following documentation:
- two letters of reference, at least one of which must be an academic reference from a staff member who taught you on your most recent course of study (normally your undergraduate degree in Law or a Law-related subject)
- a research proposal of between 2,000 to 3,000-words. It should identify the question that you will attempt to answer through your research (simply identifying general topic areas or subjects is not sufficient). You should also set out your research methodology (empirical, qualitative, library based etc,) and provide a bibliography of the works that you consulted in formulating your research question.
Find out more about how to apply for our postgraduate taught courses.
Months of entry
This Human Rights Law MRes is an engaging pre-doctoral training programme designed to provide a critical, research-led approach to the study of aspects of human rights law. Focus on areas that are at the forefront of human rights and utilise academic knowledge to contribute to its progressive development.
- Be trained by award-winning barristers and contributors to UK Human Rights law
- Tailor this course to align with your passions and career trajectory with a wide range of elective modules
- Exclusive access to a range of resources, including the US Supreme Court, Supreme Court of India and Council of Europe databases
- Opportunity to apply for ESRC 1+3 funding to cover both the MRes and a PhD
Information for international students
English language requirements
If you got your degree in an English speaking country or if it was taught in English, and you studied within the last five years, you might not need an English language qualification - find out more.
Fees and funding
See website for more details on programme fees.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- School of Law
- +44 (0)20 7882 8223