Research course

Law (LLM by Research)

University of Warwick · Warwick School of Law
LLM by research

Entry requirements

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

Months of entry


Course content

Areas for PhD supervision include:

Eight research clusters: Contract, Business and Commercial Law; Comparative Law and Culture; Development and Human Rights; Gender and the Law; International and European Law; Law and Humanities; Legal Theory; Governance and Regulation. The Law School’s research is rooted in the twin themes of law in context and the international character of law.

We also offer a joint PhD in Law with our partner institution Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.

Information for international students

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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

LLM by research

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)24 7652 4585