Taught course

Socio-Legal Studies

Institution
University of Bristol · Faculty of Social Sciences and Law
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

An upper second class honours degree (or international equivalent) in law, social sciences or another relevant discipline. A background in law is not essential as training will be given during the programme. Recognised Prior Learning is not currently accepted. Previous or professional experience is not required.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme develops your knowledge and understanding of interdisciplinary approaches to the study of law and legal phenomena. It provides sound research training for students planning for a PhD or a career in socio-legal research through the study of different research methodologies across the social sciences and law. You will pursue independent, in-depth study of socio-legal topics, and engage in lively debates in a thriving research culture across social sciences and law.

Please visit our Socio-Legal Research Centre webpage for more information.

In this degree a range of units is offered, suitable for graduates from any discipline who have an interest in the way law works (or fails to work) in society. Methods of assessment may include essays, presentations and/or written examinations, depending on the optional subjects chosen, along with the dissertation.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
law-pg-admissions@bristol.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 117 954 5357