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.
Core courses ◾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 Social science statistics 1
Law (LLM) (requires a prior degree in Law or a degree with a 50% law component) ◾Competition law: substance and enforcement ◾Intellectual property law and the market ◾International economic law ◾Law of commercial banking.
Law (MSc) ◾Fundamentals of international law ◾Globalisation, law and human rights ◾United nations law.
Politics (MSc) ◾Comparative European politics ◾EU in international politics and development ◾International security and global politics ◾Internet and civil society ◾International theory ◾Media and democracy ◾Political legitimacy: contemporary perspectives.
Advanced courses in research methods ◾Applied qualitative methods ◾Understanding social research.
This programme provides an excellent foundation for an academic career in this field.
Law - MRes
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