Commercial law in a fast-moving globalised economy presents challenges and opportunities. Expert lawyers are needed to meet the challenges as well as to make the most of the opportunities, particularly...Read more
The School of Law and Politics has a thriving postgraduate research culture. We are keen to attract and engage with the next generation of legal scholars and to encourage innovative research in a wide range of fields. ...Read more
Over the last 50 years, the human rights revolution has had a huge impact on virtually every state. Throughout the world, global and regional human rights treaties are infusing domestic legal codes and...Read more
Community care law and the law relating to people with mental health problems affect virtually every person in the UK at some time in their lives. Despite the fundamental importance of the law in these...Read more
The LLM in Legal Practice is open only to students who have successfully completed either the Legal Practice Course (LPC), Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) or its predecessor course, the Bar Vocational...Read more
Around 90% of global trade is carried by sea. It remains the most cost efficient method for transporting raw materials and finished products around the world. This requires a complex network of contracts...Read more
In recent years, the law relating to medicine and healthcare has become increasingly complex and patients are becoming more aware of their legal rights. This has significant consequences for medical practices...Read more
Bar Professional Training Course Bar Professional Training Course
The Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) offers intensive, post graduate-level studies to students who wish to qualify as a barrister.
The BPTC is taken after undergraduate study and before the period...Read more
The Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) offers intensive, graduate-level legal studies to students who already possess a degree in a non-law subject and wish to qualify as solicitors or barristers. ...Read more
Social Science Research Methods (Social-Legal Studies) (Law) PGDip
Our Postgraduate Diploma in Social Science Research Methods aims to provide advanced training in research methods across the full range of the social sciences.
You will be provided with a thorough theoretical...Read more
Social Science Research Methods (Social-Legal Studies) (Law) MSc
Our MSc in Social Science Research Methods aims to provide advanced training in research methods across the full range of the social sciences.
You will be provided with a thorough theoretical and practical...Read more
The overall aim of this course is to produce graduates capable of ‘problem-solving’ in the fields of crime, safety and justice.
The structure of the scheme is based on the ‘SARA’ mnemonic (Scanning,...Read more
The Diploma Canon Law provides an opportunity for critical appraisal of Ecclesiastical Law in the context of relevant national and international law.
The course works out of an inter-disciplinary perspective,...Read more
The Certificate Canon Law provides an opportunity for critical appraisal of Ecclesiastical Law in the context of relevant national and international law. The course works out of an inter-disciplinary...Read more
The LLM Canon Law is the first degree of its type at a British University since the Reformation.
The programme provides an opportunity for critical appraisal of Ecclesiastical Law in the context of relevant...Read more
Intellectual property law is a central part of an innovative and creative economy; it has now become central to government and international policy. There is a need for expertise in the field for lawyers,...Read more
Our LLM Programme offers the knowledge and expertise to enable you to contribute more fully to your chosen profession through the development of intellectual competence and postgraduate skills. ...Read more
This LLM course offers students a flexible approach to postgraduate study, where they can tailor their Masters programme to suit their specific needs and career aspirations. They can explore a broad range...Read more
The MSc Crime and Justice provide an understanding of issues relating to crime and the criminal justice system, enhancing their career in this and related fields. Tuition draws upon the expertise of research...Read more