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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


    * Qualitative research methods, or
    * Social science statistics 1


    * 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.

    UK requirements for international applications

    Universities in the United Kingdom use a centralized system of undergraduate application: University and College Admissions Service (UCAS). It is used by both domestic and international students. Students have to register on the UCAS website before applying to the university. They will find all the necessary information about the application process on this website. Some graduate courses also require registration on this website, but in most cases students have to apply directly to the university. Some universities also accept undergraduate application through Common App (the information about it could be found on universities' websites).

    Both undergraduate and graduate students may receive three types of responses from the university. The first one, “unconditional offer” means that you already reached all requirements and may be admitted to the university. The second one, “conditional offer” makes your admission possible if you fulfill some criteria – for example, have good grades on final exams. The third one, “unsuccessful application” means that you, unfortunately, could not be admitted to the university of you choice.

    All universities require personal statement, which should include the reasons to study in the UK and the information about personal and professional goals of the student and a transcript, which includes grades received in high school or in the previous university.

    University requirements

    Program requirements

    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 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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