Entry requirements for Law (MRes) are a good first degree in law (2:1 upwards or equivalent) or a first degree (2:1 upwards or equivalent) with at least 50% of the credits in law.
Months of entry
This programme provides you with an excellent preparation for further research in Law, serving as a qualification in its own right and a platform for PhD study.
- There is a strong emphasis on research training, in order to help you develop generic research knowledge and skills.
- You will be introduced to legal research methodologies, the ethics of legal research, key traditions of legal inquiry and basic concepts of legal thought.
- You will benefit from our excellent facilities including the dedicated School of Law library; our main University library also contains our extensive collection of legal materials and official publications and is a European Documentation Centre.
- We have a very vibrant mooting programme and a dedicated Moot Courtroom. We have an outstanding record of success and you can participate in internal, national and international mooting competitions.
- We organise a series of lectures featuring talks from highly successful judges and lawyers.
You will take a combination core courses and optional courses, followed by a dissertation on a specialised topic.
- Advanced legal methods 2: Jurisprudence of concepts
- Qualitative research methods, or
- Social science statistics 1
- Advanced legal methods 1A: Legal research methodologies, or
- Advanced legal methods 1B: Traditions of legal enquiry
You can choose from a selection of Law LLM or MSc options and Politics MSc options.
Law (LLM) options (please note that this category requires a prior degree in Law or a degree with a 50% law component)
- Law of commercial banking
- Intellectual property law and the market
- International economic law
- Competition law: substance and enforcement.
- Globalisation, law and human rights
- United nations law
- Fundamentals of international law.
- Comparative European politics
- International theory
- Media and democracy
- EU in international politics and development
- Internet and civil society
- Political legitimacy: contemporary perspectives
- International security and global politics.
College of Social Sciences advanced electives in research methods
- Advanced qualitative methods
- Understanding social research.
Information for international students
IELTS 6.5 (with no subtest less than 6) iBT TOEFL 92 (with no less than 21 in Listening & writing, 22 in reading, 23 in speaking) Cambridge ESOL Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) - B minimum or Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) - C minimum
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Professor Emilios Christodoulidis