At the University of Reading studying the Law and Society you will explore the application of law and legal research in society, and develop advanced skills in legal research methods and analysis of law and legal issues.
This programme provides ideal preparation for PhD studies. MRes Law and Society is one of a very few programmes accredited for 1+3 funding under the South East ESRC Doctoral Training Centre scheme.
Thrive as part of a very small cohort of high-calibre students, and undertake sustained training in methodological approaches to legal research.You will have full access to the University library, student common room, and all the other facilities available to Reading Law students.
- Research methods
- Legal knowledge and legal writing
- Research in jurisprudence
- Research in criminology
- Research in international human rights
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , National
DisciplinesInternational Law Civil & Private Law Public Law View 298 other Masters in Public Law in United Kingdom
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- Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
- Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
- Home contents and baggage
- Legal aid
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- Full transcripts of all degree programmes taken. If these are not in English, a certified translation into English is required.
- An English language certificate (for example IELTS or TOEFL)
- Contact details for two academic/professional references.
- Statement of purpose.
- A copy of your passport (for international students).
International18650 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18650 GBP per year during 12 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Reading
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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