Master Program in Law in United Kingdom

Compare Masters Programs in Law in United Kingdom 2018/2019

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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.

Students of law study the rules of a society put in place to govern behavior that are enforced through social institutions. Laws vary broadly from society to society, and can be broken down into laws of civil and religious origin.

Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under different governments: the UK Government is responsible for England, and the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive are responsible for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, respectively.

Top Master Programs in Law in United Kingdom 2018/2019

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MLaw (Integrated Master’s in Law)

University of Westminster - Westminster Law School
Campus Full time 4 years January 2019 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. [+]

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.... [-]


EU Competition Law – Postgraduate Diploma/Masters by Distance Learning

King’s College London
Online Part time 8 months October 2018 United Kingdom London

Take your career to that next level by enrolling in this specialised distance learning programme. You will gain new skills, a respected degree and further your career – all in just eight months and without interrupting your employment. [+]

Take your career to that next level by enrolling in this specialised distance learning programme.

You will gain new skills, a respected degree and further your career – all in just eight months and without interrupting your employment.

98% satisfaction rate

In 2015 this programme received an overall satisfaction rate of 98% from the students in the PTES survey. This compares with an average of 85% across the Russell Group (the association of 24 public research universities grouped together for their academic excellence).

Rated top in the UK

The centre which runs this programme (the Dickson Poon School of Law at King's College London) was rated top in the UK for world-leading research by the Research Excellence Framework 2014.... [-]


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.

How to apply

To apply for the Masters of Research degree, you must first complete the standard Masters Degree Application Form online using the links below. In the personal statement, which must be uploaded to your online application, you should mention the research topic you want to undertake. You should also ensure that you explain how your previous studies have provided you with the necessary knowledge/skills to undertake the proposed research topic.Please note that, if your application is accepted by the research team, you may be asked to provide additional information and/or details connected with the specific research topic.... [-]


MRes in Law

SOAS University of London
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom London

The MRes in Law aims to provide students with advanced skills in legal research, the ability to undertake high level analysis of law and legal issues with a focus on areas of research specific to the School of Law at SOAS, a grasp of the research methods that underpin the discipline and its place in the humanities and the social sciences, a grounding in legal research methods, and the ethics of legal research. The MRes in Law is especially suited to candidates who wish to undertake a Ph.D. or professional research in law. It prepares students to undertake high-quality research. [+]

MRes in Law

Duration: One calendar year

Minimum Entry Requirements: The qualification for entry is normally a first or upper-second class honors degree (or equivalent) in law or the social sciences, and preferably a demonstrable interest in research and research methods. Work and other experience may be taken into account. Students whose first degree is not the law will be required to take the Preliminary Law, Legal Reasoning, and Legal Methods module.

Start of programme: September intake only

Mode of Attendance: Full-Time

The MRes in Law aims to provide students with advanced skills in legal research, the ability to undertake high level analysis of law and legal issues with a focus on areas of research specific to the School of Law at SOAS, a grasp of the research methods that underpin the discipline and its place in the humanities and the social sciences, a grounding in legal research methods, and the ethics of legal research. The MRes in Law is especially suited to candidates who wish to undertake a Ph.D. or professional research in law. It prepares students to undertake high-quality research.... [-]