Normally a good undergraduate Honours degree (UK Upper Second Class Honours or equivalent) and a Masters degree with a dissertation component. Please see the website for full details
Months of entry
January, September, April
Members of the School of Law have a very wide range of research interests and MPhil or PhD supervision can be arranged in most fields of legal study. There are recognised Centres of excellence in Legal History and Family Law and we were also one of the first university Law Schools to teach EU Law through the Centre for European Legal Studies. We have strong expertise in all aspects of commercial law, including maritime law, insurance, international sales, banking and finance law, international trade and dispute resolution. We have specialists in energy law, environmental law, human rights, intellectual property, legal ethics, and legal and political philosophy.
Family Law;, Legal History; European Law; International and Comparative Law; Human Rights; Bioethics; Environmental Law; Criminology; Intellectual Property; Commercial Law; Information Law; Technology Law.
Information for international students
We warmly welcome international students to all three of our beautiful campuses. At present 4,000 students from over 130 countries contribute to a thriving international community. Details of our academic and English language requirements, along with details of English language support can be found at www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/admissions/applying/english
Fees and funding
The University of Exeter invests significantly in a range of funding opportunities for talented prospective postgraduates. Please visit www.exeter.ac.uk/scholarships for further details. Here you can search our database for funding opportunities suitable for your area of interest.
Qualification and course duration
MA by research
Course contact details
- College of Social Sciences and International Studies
- +44(0) 1392 724490