Entry requirements

2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent), plus evidence of ability to conduct independent and original research

Months of entry


Course content

Research interests of staff cover a wide range of topics in which specialised supervision is offered. The school offers an international perspective on law within a broad contextual approach which entails understanding and teaching law as a social phenomenon.

The Law School welcomes applications for Research Degrees from both home and overseas students.

The Research degrees offered by the Law School are:

LLM by Research
This involves a thesis of up to 40,000 words.

This involves a thesis of up to 60,000 words.

This involves a thesis of up to 80,000 words.

The minimum lengths of registration for these degrees are PhD (3 years), MPhil (2 years) and LLM (1 year).

Department specialisms

Law (International; Labour; Housing; Environmental; Constitutional; Commercial, Competition and Intellectual Property; Sports; Pensions; Media and Telecommunications); Legal Regulation of Transnational Companies; International Trade and Investment, Human Rights, Feminist Legal Theory, Development, Legal Education, EU Law.

Information for international students

For guidance on English language requirements, please visit this page: www2.warwick.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/apply/language

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

There are several funding opportunities available for students applying for this course. These include external awards, wider University awards and departmental scholarships. Details can be found here:


Qualification and course duration


full time
36-48 months
part time
84 months


full time
36-48 months
part time
84 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)24 7652 4585