Law

Study mode:Full-time Languages: English Duration:12 months
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The Master of Research in Law 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.

Key facts

* MRes: 12 months full-time;
* Contact:Professor Emilios Christodoulidis

Career prospects

The MRes in Law provides an excellent foundation for an academic career in this field.

You will take a combination core courses and optional courses, followed by a dissertation on a specialised topic during the final three months.

Core courses

* Advanced legal methods 2: Jurisprudence of concepts

Either

* Qualitative research methods, or
* Social science statistics 1

Either

* Advanced legal methods 1A: Legal research methodologies, or
* Advanced legal methods 1B: Traditions of legal enquiry

Optional courses

You can choose from a selection of Law LLM or MSc options and Politics MSc options.

Law (LLM) options (please note that this category requires a prior degree in Law or a degree with a 50% law component)

* Company law
* Law of commercial banking
* Intellectual property law and the market
* International economic law
* Competition law.

Law (MSc)

* Globalisation, law and human rights
* United nations law
* Fundamentals of international law.

Politics (MSc)

* Comparative European politics
* International theory
* Media and democracy
* Democratisation in central and eastern europe
* Enforcing human rights
* EU in international politics and development
* Internet, protest and civil society
* Political legitimacy: contemporary perspectives
* International security and global politics.

College of Social Sciences advanced electives in research methods

* Advanced qualitative methods
* Understanding social research.

Entry requirements for Law (MRes) are a good first degree in law (2:1 upwards or equivalent) or a first degree (2:1 upwards or equivalent) with at least 50% of the credits in law.Further information regarding academic entry requirements:student.recruitment@glasgow.ac.uk English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6.5 CAE score: (read more) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever. 75 (Grade B) TOEFL iBT® test: 92 IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. The IELTS test is most widely accepted by universities and is also accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK- learn more.
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