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Entry requirements

LLM by Research

2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in Law or a related social sciences discipline with significant legal content.

MPhil/PhD

A good Master's degree (or equivalent) in Law or a related subject plus a strong research proposal. Those with a good first class undergraduate degree may also be considered for entry.

Months of entry

October

Course content

The University of Warwick's Law School offers a comprehensive LLM by Research. Pursue an extended research project from a wide range of areas offered by the LLM, with careful supervision from a specialist.

In this programme you will be carefully supervised by an individual specialist in the area and supported in the generation of a research question and the production of a thesis. For this degree you are required to write a thesis of up to 40,000 words.

Our Research Degrees attempt to achieve a balance between individual study, academic supervision, and a communal, scholarly learning environment. As a research student, you will be a vital part of our research culture and we will encourage you to participate in the life of the Law School.

Our research programmes promote a balance between individual study with supervision, and a communal learning environment whereby students working on similar research topics are encouraged to discuss their work with one another.

Study a MPhil/PhD in Law at the University of Warwick's Law School. Gain an understanding of relevant research methods and evolve into a well-rounded socio-legal scholar amongst a community of specialist experts and academics.

In this programme you will be carefully supervised by individual specialists in the area and supported in the generation of a research question and the production of a thesis. For this degree you are required to write a thesis of up to 80,000 words.

Our Research Degrees attempt to achieve a balance between individual study, academic supervision, and a communal, scholarly learning environment. As a research student, you will be a vital part of our research culture and we will encourage you to participate in the life of the Law School.

Our research programmes promote a balance between individual study with supervision, and a communal learning environment whereby students working on similar research topics are encouraged to discuss their work with one another.

Information for international students

You can find out more about our English language requirements. This course requires the following:

  • Band B
  • Overall IELTS (Academic) score of 7.0 and component scores.

Fees and funding

For more information on funding please visit our Postgraduate fees and funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MPhil/PhD
    part time
    36-84 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • LLM by research
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

You can either apply for a one year LLM by Research programme or the three year MPhil/PhD programme. Students on this course will complete one year of MPhil and following successful completion of a first year review will be upgraded to the two year PhD programme. Timing will differ for part time students. All students will be registered for a further year to allow for submission of their thesis and sitting of the viva examination. Part-time: Home/EU only

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pglaw.admissions@warwick.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)24 7652 4585