Master Degree in Law Studies in United Kingdom

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A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

Depending on one’s preferences, becoming a professional in law and regulations may lead one to a number of different subdivisions. Among the most popular of these specializations are commercial law, regulatory theory and international relations.

UK, United Kingdom is more than 300 years old and comprises four constituent nations: England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The UK has been a centre of learning for the past 1,000 years and possesses many ancient and distinguished universities. Foreign students make up a significant proportion of the student body at UK universities.

Top Master Programs in Law Studies in United Kingdom 2018

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MLaw (Integrated Master’s in Law)

University of Westminster - Westminster Law School
Campus Full time 4 years January 2018 United Kingdom London

This course is one of only six in the country, and the only one in London and the South East. It gives you both a Qualifying Law Degree and exemption from the requirement to undertake the Legal Practice Course (LPC). The course is geared to professional practice, and you can start your training to become a solicitor as soon as you graduate. [+]

Best Masters in Law Studies in United Kingdom 2018. This course is one of only six in the country, and the only one in London and the South East. It gives you both a Qualifying Law Degree and exemption from the requirement to undertake the Legal Practice Course (LPC). The course is geared to professional practice, and you can start your training to become a solicitor as soon as you graduate. From the start of the course you will be given an introduction to the skills required by lawyers. This prepares you for the clinical experience in Years 3 and 4, where you will work with real clients on real cases, offering you invaluable experience which will make you more attractive to future employers. Fees are consistent throughout rather than increasing at the LPC stage, so the course offers a more accessible route to becoming a solicitor. On completion you will carry out a period of work-based learning (currently called a training contract) under the supervision of a solicitor. Students completing the course, or those choosing to leave with a Qualifying Law Degree after three years, can also begin to train as a barrister. Course content The general ethos of the course is one of integration of the academic and practical. In Years 1 and 2 you will cover the same core subjects as you would on a Qualifying Law Degree. Alongside these subjects you will study two modules in Legal Ethics, Method and Skills (LEMS) which have been specifically... [-]

MRes in Criminological Research

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 30 months January 2018 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

The course is suitable for applicants who see their future career in research, research management and commissioning or using research. Graduates are well equipped with the necessary competencies and knowledge to forge successful careers in the public, private and third sectors. With newly obtained skills in critical thinking, research methodologies, and analytical and communications skills.‌ [+]

The course is suitable for applicants who see their future career in research, research management and commissioning or using research. Graduates are well equipped with the necessary competencies and knowledge to forge successful careers in the public, private and third sectors. With newly obtained skills in critical thinking, research methodologies, and analytical and communications skills.‌ Recognition The course has been recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as meeting its requirements for postgraduate research training. Accreditation The course is recognised as research training by the ESRC for those who are studying or going on to study for a PhD (+3), and is also recognised by the ESRC for Master’s Course plus Research Studentship (1+3) purposes. MRes or MSc? Uniquely, we offer you the opportunity to graduate with an MRes or MSc Students undertaking the Master of Science or Master of Research follow the exact same pathways. The choice of award is designed to give students freedom in determining what outcome will suit their future aspirations. MSc Applied Social Research (Criminology) The Master of Science is the ideal preparation for social research and evaluation in criminal justice and criminology and will suit those who wish to pursue a career in academia and wish to use the MSc as a precursor to completing a PhD. MRes Criminological Research The Masters of Research is best suited for applicants who see their future career in research, research management and commissioning or using research. Course objectives The MRes Criminological Research provides training in... [-]

Master in Criminology with Forensic Psychology (MSc)

Middlesex University London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2018 United Kingdom London UK Online + 2 more

The course is of special interest to those without a first degree in psychology but with a particular interest in psychological perspectives on crime and criminal justice. [+]

Best Masters in Law Studies in United Kingdom 2018. Why study MSc Criminology with Forensic Psychology at Middlesex University? Students studying this master's degree at Middlesex will benefit from field trips and expert guest lectures. Observational visits to the criminal courts assist a knowledge of psycho-legal court room decision-making and a visit to an adult prison builds an understanding of imprisoned populations and the psycho-social intervention programmes operating within prisons. Module teaching incorporates specialist guest lectures delivered by experts working in the fields of offender management, gangs, policing, prisoner care and welfare, and forensic psychology. Students on the MSc are encouraged to attend the Common Studies Programme in Critical Criminology with postgraduate criminologists studying in universities across Europe including Athens, Barcelona, Ghent, Hamburg, Rotterdam, and also at John Jay College in New York. You will be taught by experts from both Psychology and Criminology who have a wealth of specialist knowledge and research experience between them, including Dr Simon Harding, a gangs and dangerous dogs expert, and Dr Elena Martellozzo, who offers regular expert advice about online child safety to the Metropolitan Police. Other research interests within the team include the criminal courts and justice administration; the treatment of mentally disordered offenders; drug policy and practice; violence towards sex workers; collective protest and social movements; organised crime and corruption; and penal abolitionism. Course highlights - Learn from experts working in fields such as offender management, gangs and policing Benefit from field trips to criminal courts and prisons Opportunities to exchange... [-]

Specialised Master in International Business Law and Management

ESCP Europe Business School
Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 United Kingdom London

The programme’s main objective is to train lawyers and legal advisors in management skills, corporate law and international law so that they can participate in the corporate decision-making processes. [+]

Studies at Paris and London campuses & London City Law School. Scientific Director: Prof. Gilles Pillet Objectives of the programme The programme’s main objective is to train lawyers and legal advisors in management skills, corporate law and international law so that they can participate in the corporate decision-making processes. Career opportunities Corporate Lawyer, Corporate Legal Expert, International Firm Legal Expert, Legal Expert in an Investment Bank, Head of Business Intelligence-Operations, etc. Curriculum A combination of theory classes and of live practical cases. The coursework allows participants to acquire the skills required to become a corporate lawyer or legal advisor: Fundamentals of Finance Financial Operations Corporate Management Personal Development Financial Engineering Law Applied Business Law International and Local Taxation Classes and conferences on Finance and Business Law are taught on ESCP Europe London Campus and at the London City Law School. International Business Law Introduction to English Legal system Negotiation and Drafting Contracts Litigation and Arbitration Company Law and Competition Law Finance & Strategy Financial Markets and Instruments Trading Room Management International Corporate Strategy International Management Time spent on campuses 5 months in Paris – 1 month in London (ESCP Europe London Campus and City Law School). Students who choose to can apply to City Law School’s LL.M Class Profile Law: 100% 12% international students 49% women, 51% men Language requirement French and English Duration 1 year (Start in September) Job Survey 43K€ is the average salary after the MS. Less than 3 months after graduation 36% are employed. 50% are... [-]

PGDip/MLitt in Legal and Constitutional Studies

University of St Andrews
Campus Full time Part time 10 - 24 months September 2018 United Kingdom Saint Andrews + 1 more

The PGDip/MLitt in Legal and Constitutional Studies is an interdisciplinary programme in which students can construct an individually tailored degree with a primary focus in legal history or international law, or they can pursue an integrated, interdisciplinary, degree. [+]

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The PGDip/MLitt in Legal and Constitutional Studies is an interdisciplinary programme run jointly by the Schools of History and International Relations.

Highlights Students have the opportunity to work on an individual and small-group basis with internationally leading scholars in the fields of legal, constitutional and historical research. The flexible nature of the programme makes it suitable both for those wishing to go on to doctoral research and for those wishing only to take a year’s specialist study. The compulsory modules equip students with knowledge of different theoretical approaches to law, legal history and constitutionalism, using the past to interrogate and investigate current issues and controversies. Teaching format ... [-]

Master in Fashion & Law

Istituto Marangoni
Campus Full time 8 months October 2018 United Kingdom London

Aimed at candidates who have previous undergraduate study in law, economics or marketing. Those who have proven work experience in these fields may also access this course. [+]

Master in Fashion & Law the course Aimed at candidates who have previous undergraduate study in law, economics or marketing. Those who have proven work experience in these fields may also access this course. The global activity of the majority of the luxury brands, requires that they are knowledgeable of legal requirements in relation to fashion business. Through the study of subjects such as licensing, merchandising, import & export, distribution and franchising agreements, intellectual property rights, employment and labour relation issues, safety, sustainability and consumer protection issues, participants will learn the technical and theoretical concepts they need to advise and develop company strategy. By analysing different aspects of commercial and corporate law, intellectual property law, trademark law, labour law and business law, participants will understand how it is possible to expand the brand, ensuring that legal and ethical issues are fully respected. The emphasis of the course is on the knowledge of aspects related to the development of the supply chain and sale of the fashion product, evaluated in a comparative manner in different countries. Creativity, production, sales and promotion take place in different locations around the world, and the laws on these matters are as diverse as the countries themselves. Participants will engage with various issues, highlighting innovative solutions that the luxury and fashion brands have applied in the field. opportunities The responsibility of the future fashion manager is to be aware of the sustainability of businesses and the ethical issues that are protected more and more by law.... [-]

MA/PDip in International Relations with International Law

University of Kent, School of Politics and International Relations
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Canterbury

Despite their close relationship, International Law and International Relations have traditionally been taught as discrete subjects. This programme is based on a recognition of the need to allow each discipline to be informed by the other [+]

Best Masters in Law Studies in United Kingdom 2018. Despite their close relationship, International Law and International Relations have traditionally been taught as discrete subjects. This programme is based on a recognition of the need to allow each discipline to be informed by the other. The programme covers the general methods, scope and theories of International Relations and International Law. The objective of the programme is to develop a critical consideration of traditional approaches to the discipline of International Relations. In the post-Cold War globalising world there is an increasingly apparent need for ever-more sophisticated ways of understanding the dramatic changes taking place. At the same time the programme allows students to consider the role, potential and limitations of public international law in international affairs. For some, this will enable an undergraduate specialisation to be developed. For others, it will enable knowledge of other fields to be applied to International Relations. The programme’s interdisciplinary approach is particularly suited to those involved with, or hoping to work for, international organisations, non-governmental organisations, foreign affairs departments and international law firms. Programme structure Full-time students complete the MA in International Relations with International Law over twelve months. Full-time students must follow six modules during the first two terms, divided into three complementary components. There are two required modules on International Relations and two optional modules, one required module on public international law and one further law option. Supervised dissertation work, on a relevant agreed subject, is then undertaken during the remainder of the... [-]

PhD, MPhil, MA(R) Criminology

University of Kent, School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

As a graduate student in criminology, you will have the opportunity to take part in the bi-annual Common Study Programme in Critical Criminology with students from Erasmus University, Rotterdam; the Universities of Barcelona [+]

Criminology has a long and distinguished tradition at Kent with its research base in the Crime, Control and Culture Cluster and the Kent Crime and Justice Centre. Research - Criminology MA(R), MPhil, PhD. - The Doctorate in Cultural and Global Criminology. The common study programme in critical criminology As a graduate student in criminology, you will have the opportunity to take part in the bi-annual Common Study Programme in Critical Criminology with students from Erasmus University, Rotterdam; the Universities of Barcelona; Bologna; Ghent; Hamburg; Middlesex; Porto; Utrecht; ELTE, Budapest; the Democritus University of Thrace; the University of the Peloponnese, Corinth; CUNY Graduate Centre, New York. The Common Study sessions are hosted by each of the participating institutions in turn. They are student-led and provide a wonderful opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with an international group sharing a common interest in critical criminology. Students have the opportunity to take a diploma by dissertation. The School is also home to Kent Criminal Justice Centre (KCJC), which is a collaboration of senior researchers at the University of Kent, based in SSPSSR, the Personal Social Services Research Unit and the Kent Law School. The core members have a multidisciplinary background, which includes sociology, economics, law and statistics, and expertise in sophisticated quantitative techniques, economic modelling and qualitative methods. KCJC has a national and international reputation for interdisciplinary research in the field of criminology and criminal justice. During recent years, the Centre has responded to a high level demand from the Home Office for... [-]

MA International Social Policy

University of Kent, School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

The MA Methods of Social Research provides essential training for those who wish to go on to employment involving the use of social research or to further academic research in a social science discipline. It considers [+]

Best Masters in Law Studies in United Kingdom 2018. The MA Methods of Social Research provides essential training for those who wish to go on to employment involving the use of social research or to further academic research in a social science discipline. It considers and evaluates a variety of different approaches to social science research, presented in a multi-disciplinary context and at an advanced level. The focus of the programme is on developing practical skills in analysis and presentation of social research and an understanding of the philosophical, theoretical and ethical issues surrounding research Participants will be introduced to debates about the relationship between theory and research and between research and policy/practice. It aims to: - Provide essential training for those who will go on to employment involving the use of social research or to further research in the social sciences. - Introduce students to a variety of different approaches to social science research, presented in a multi-disciplinary context and at an advanced level - Cover the principles of research design and strategy, including formulating research questions or hypotheses and translating these into practicable research designs - Make students aware of the range of secondary data available and equip them to evaluate its utility for their research - Introduce students to the philosophical, theoretical and ethical issues surrounding research and to debates about the relationship between theory and research, about problems of evidence and inference, and about the limits to objectivity - Develop skills in the main statistical techniques... [-]

MA Criminology with a semester abroad

University of Kent, School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Canterbury

Based in the SSPSSR, Canterbury Campus, and lasting one year, the MA in Criminology with a Semester Abroad is offered to full-time students. Students may either choose to study a semester abroad in the spring term or during the [+]

Based in the SSPSSR, Canterbury Campus, and lasting one year, the MA in Criminology with a Semester Abroad is offered to full-time students. Students may either choose to study a semester abroad in the spring term or during the summer vacation period. When the partnership with the university abroad allows, it is intended that students will receive a Student Mobility grant as part-contribution to the costs of the semester abroad. The amount of the grant will depend on the allocation of funds in the Erasmus Lifelong Learning programme. The programme enables mobility to a partner university in another country and thus gives the opportunity to take a new perspective on criminology and criminal justice policy in a different learning environment. It also provides the experience of a different way of life, enhancing the appreciation of diversity and intercultural dialogue, promoting personal development, and building the skills, flexibility and outlook for both organised and independent mobility in future training, education and employment. As well as cultivating a flexible, international and critical criminological outlook, such mobility develops a set of skills increasingly valued by employers in a globalising world. The programme Based in the SSPSSR, Canterbury Campus and lasting one year, the programme is offered to full-time students only. Study on the programme is divided into a number of modules and a dissertation. The programme is comprised of a total of 180 Kent credits (120 credits from taught modules and a 60 credit dissertation). This is equivalent to 90 ECTS credits (60... [-]

MA Criminology

University of Kent, School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Canterbury

The University of Kent is proud to offer a competitive and engaging MA in Criminology that combines a core programme of criminological theory and research methods with a series of exciting optional modules encompassing [+]

Best Masters in Law Studies in United Kingdom 2018. The University of Kent is proud to offer a competitive and engaging MA in Criminology that combines a core programme of criminological theory and research methods with a series of exciting optional modules encompassing the topical criminological issues of the day. While the increasing popularity of Criminology as a subject discipline has seen an expansion of MA programmes in this area, there are many reasons to choose to study at Kent. - Study takes place within the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research (SSPSSR), a department with an extremely strong research culture that was rated equal fourth in the national 2008 Research and Assessment exercise. - The Masters was founded by the world-famous Criminologist, Professor Jock Young. - The course is taught by internationally recognised team of academics and researchers. - The content of the programme remains at the cutting edge of current Criminological debate with a strong emphasis on the cultural context of crime. - Kent students are offered the unique opportunity to add an international dimension to their criminological study by participating in the Common Studies Sessions in Critical Criminology. This event provides students and staff the opportunity to exchange ideas and deliver papers on topics relating to critical, cultural and international criminology at a bi-annual conference run in collaboration with Kent University’s international criminology partners from universities in The Netherlands, the United States, Germany, Portugal, Belgium, and Greece. - We also offer an MA in Criminology... [-]

Masters by Research degrees

Abertay University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Dundee

This is a one year (three semesters) research programme, which will be supervised by one or more of our faculty members. [+]

Masters by Research degrees

 

This is a one year (three semesters) research programme, which will be supervised by one or more of our faculty members. Successful graduates will be awarded a masters degree with one of the following titles depending on the subject area of research.

Master of Science by Research (main subject name) (MSc) Master of Arts by Research (main subject name) (MA) Master of Technology by Research (main subject name) (MTECH) Master of Laws by Research (main subject name) LLM

Masters by Research degrees are available in a wide range of topics across each of the five faculties (Schools) of the University.

 

 

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Master of Public Policy

University of Oxford
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 United Kingdom Oxford

The Master of Public Policy (MPP) aims to prepare students for leadership in government or in the pursuit of the public interest, whether in government, non-governmental organisations or the private sector. [+]

Our Master of Public Policy (MPP) is a one-year graduate degree. It is multi-disciplinary, reflecting the need for public leaders who can reach across specialist fields – from politics, economics and law, to history, philosophy and ethics, to the natural sciences and medicine – to find more innovative solutions to difficult policy challenges. It is practical, responding directly to the demand for policy experts who can also deploy their practical skills as negotiators, financial managers and communicators to deliver successful results. It is global in that Blavatnik students learn how policy is made, implemented and evaluated in governments around the world, and at local, regional and global levels.... [-]