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Law and Society (Legal Research) LLM

Newcastle University

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  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    Newcastle University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Our Law and Society (Legal Research) LLM is an ideal preparation for a PhD. It will give you the knowledge, insights and analytical skills to proceed to a career in academia or the public, voluntary or private sectors.

The LLM can be taken as a standalone course before undertaking PhD study.

It also forms the initial training component for the four-year (LLM plus PhD) ESRC Northern Ireland/ North East (NINE) Doctoral Training Centre.

The course is ideal if you want to gain advanced research skills that will allow you to progress to PhD level study in the field of law and society. You will have an opportunity to study key legal topics relevant to law and society and choose from a range of optional modules suited to your specific interests.

You will study governance and policy in the national, European and international context. You will develop knowledge and expertise in:

legal problem-solving
qualitative and quantitative research methods
the key principles in a variety of legal subjects.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 18,000per year

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University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    31st out of 103 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    152 69%

    28th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    43rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    53rd

    17

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