This programme provides you with an excellent preparation for further research in Law, serving as a qualification in its own right and a platform for PhD study.
Why this programme
There is a strong emphasis on research training, in order to help you develop generic research knowledge and skills.
You will be introduced to legal research methodologies, the ethics of legal research, key traditions of legal inquiry and basic concepts of legal thought.
You will benefit from our excellent facilities including the dedicated School of Law library; our main University library also contains our extensive collection of legal materials and official publications and is a European Documentation Centre.
We have a very vibrant mooting programme and a dedicated Moot Courtroom. We have an outstanding record of success and you can participate in internal, national and international mooting competitions.
We organise a series of lectures featuring talks from highly successful judges and lawyers.
You will take a combination core and optional courses, followed by a dissertation on a specialised topic.
Advanced legal methods 1A: Legal research methodologies OR Advanced legal methods 1B: Traditions of legal enquiry
Advanced legal methods 2: Jurisprudence of concepts
Qualitative research methods OR Quantitative data analysis.
Optional courses may include
Applied qualitative methods
Comparative European politics
EU in international politics and development
Fundamentals of international law
Intellectual property law and the market*
International competition law*
International security and global politics
International trade law*
Internet and civil society
Media and democracy
Mind in the Scottish Enlightenment
Philosophy of art
Philosophy of language
Philosophy of mathematics
Philosophy of mind
Political legitimacy: contemporary perspectives
United Nations law.
*requires a prior degree in Law or a degree with a 50% law component
This programme provides an excellent foundation for an academic career in this field.
Law - MRes
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