Entry requirements

All applicants must meet our general entry and language requirements.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

Research is central to the Law School's activities, with our staff actively engaged in research across a wide range of legal and socio-legal areas.

Our research expertise informs our programmes of teaching and learning, meaning that students learn in a research-active environment, at an institution with a strong research reputation, and on programmes designed to lead them into exploring the key research issues in each field.

The School's research students form an important part of our academic community and are engaged in cutting-edge research in their respective fields.

Information for international students


Fees and funding

College/School- and university-funded studentships.
For information about funding opportunities at the Unievrsity of Edinburgh, please visit:

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months
part time
72 months

LLM by research

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Aimie Little
+44 (0) 131 650 2010