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Law - MRes


Course Description

This course will equip you with a sound understanding of the ways in which law and legal knowledge form part of the political, cultural and economic fabric of society.

The MRes Law is especially suited to candidates with a strong interest in doctrinal, theoretical and contextual approaches to law. The course will provide you with advanced skills in legal research methods and analysis of law and legal issues. You will have access to facilities and advanced training in the Graduate School, and benefit from links with the PhD community.

This course provides ideal preparation for entry to a PhD.

WHAT WILL YOU STUDY?

Modules include:
-Research Methods
-Legal Knowledge and Legal Writing
-Research Dissertation

Please note that all modules are subject to change.

EMPLOYABILITY

A postgraduate law degree will open many doors not only in specialised areas of employment, such as law firms, European and intergovernmental and non-governmental organisations (NGOs), but also in academia (with further postgraduate study), the media (journalism and broadcasting), the civil service, and other branches of public service.

Graduates from our LLM course have gone on to work for various national and international law firms, as lawyers and as in-house legal counsel for large multinational companies in the UK and abroad, as well as international organisations and NGOs. A good proportion of our recent graduates are working with the European Union, the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the International Police (INTERPOL), amongst others.

Visit the Law - MRes page on the University of Reading website for more details!

Entry Requirements

You are normally required to have a good undergraduate Honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). If you have other qualifications and a number of years' relevant work experience then you also be eligible to apply. Standard requirement is a 2:1 or higher in an undergraduate degree. However, our participants come with a variety of relevant legal and non-legal experience and all applicants are considered on individual merit.

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