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University of Warwick, School of Law Masters Degrees

We have 7 University of Warwick, School of Law Masters Degrees

The Law School:

Warwick Law School pioneered the study of law in its social, political and economic context. The School’s research follows many tracks, emphasising historical, international, comparative, theoretical and cross-cultural approaches. Its contextual approach encompasses criminal, commercial, corporate, environmental and human rights law. Interdisciplinary strengths include, law and development, law and gender and law and humanities. Our research underpins how we teach, leading to distinctive research-led modules at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Our graduates are sought after for their strengths in both legal doctrine and in thinking about law imaginatively and contextually. The desirability of these skills is reflected in our graduates’ high employment rates.

Postgraduate Study:

From the first intake of students at Warwick Law School in 1968, postgraduate legal education has played a central role in the school’s life. Our approach to legal education is contextual, critical and global. Our teaching, as well as providing students with a solid foundation in the technical aspects of the law, examines law and legal institutions within a wider context. It encourages students to consider the social, economic, political and philosophical dimensions of the law. This wider perspective enables students to develop a critical understanding of the role of law, thus providing them with the necessary tools to understand, promote and respond to legal change in the private and public sectors and in the global arena. Given prevailing global conditions, our contextual approach necessarily involves making students aware of developments beyond the narrow confines of individual nation states. The Warwick approach to legal education is internationally recognised as innovative and has achieved the highest ratings at the national level.

Members of staff teaching on our programmes have vast experience in their respective fields and many are engaged in collaborative research with academic institutions worldwide, assisting governments, advising international organisations, and participating in the work of NGOs. These activities greatly contribute towards enhancing the learning environment of our postgraduate students.

Student Population:

Warwick’s total student population is 23,000, of whom around 10,000 are postgraduates aiming towards a Master’s degree or undertaking doctoral study. Warwick is proud of its reputation for being an international trail-blazer; our diverse international student community consists of international students from over 130 countries with many of our faculty also from overseas, attracted by the excellent research facilities as well as by the University’s reputation for excellence. At any one time, the Law School’s postgraduate community will consist of around 150 students from a wide variety of backgrounds, including practicing lawyers, government officials, judges, members of national and international NGOs, young academics and officials from international organisations.

Facilities & Resources:

Located in the heart of England, on the county borders of Warwickshire and the West Midlands, Warwick is conveniently situated between urban and rural communities and at the heart of a major road and rail network. The University’s 292 hectare beautifully landscaped campus is unique. Providing a vibrant and multicultural environment; it offers a good balance between studying and relaxing. Surrounded by lakes, woods and wildlife, Warwick’s campus is well-equipped, holding all the facilities you will need for modern living. Alongside an extensive library (with a dedicated law librarian), an award winning careers service, a state of the art learning grid and a postgraduate hub, you will also find shops, banks, a post office, a pharmacy, an excellent Sports Centre and language centre, a buzzing Students’ Union, a selection of bars and cafes and the largest performing Arts Centre of its kind outside of London.

Postgraduate legal scholarship at Warwick Law School is exciting, challenging and rewarding. Applying to join our vibrant and successful community is to become an integral part of Warwick Law School. Should you require any further information or would simply like to discuss your plans in more detail, please get in touch with us directly and we will be very happy to provide whatever assistance we can. You will find our website a helpful source of the most up-to-the-minute information about the postgraduate activities of the School.

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