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Entry requirements

A 2:1 or equivalent in Law, Management or a related social science.

Applicants with equivalent legal professional, management or commercial experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Governments and international institutions regulate our lives, from what we wear in public to what we say about others. This raises profound questions about how we relate to each other and to our government.

By what right do some people rule over others? Do citizens have an obligation to obey the law? Ultimately, how can we live together peacefully in circumstances in which we disagree about how best to live?

This course, taught in conjunction with the Department of Philosophy and the Department of Politics, explores the core issues of political and legal theories and the relationship between them. By studying the works of theorists both past and present, you'll delve into the fundamental questions of legal and political philosophy.

Information for international students

If English isn't your first language you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. We require IELTS 7.0, minimum 7.0 in Writing and 6.5 in all other components.

For more information see our postgraduate English language requirements.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,290 (F/T)
International students
£19,950 (F/T)

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • LLM
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment120
Dissertation60

Course contact details

Name
Course Admissions
Email
law-pg-admissions@york.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1904 325737