Taught course

Socio-Legal Studies

Institution
University of Bristol · University of Bristol Law School
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.

The range of units offered makes this master's programme suitable for graduates from any discipline who have an interest in the way law may work in society.

For further information about the Law School, visit the Why Bristol Law School? web page, which includes short videos. Please also view the Socio-Legal Research Centre web page for more information.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Mrs Stephanie Dimberline
Email
law-pg-admissions@bristol.ac.uk