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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    Streatham Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

  • We’ll equip you with the socio-legal research skills needed to carry out doctoral level research or pursue a career in specialist socio-legal research
  • Forms part of the ESRC South West Doctoral Training Centre and funding may be available for UK/EU students embarking on the programme and wishing to work towards a PhD
  • Our core modules provide a foundation in quantitative and qualitative analysis and research methods in addition to legal research skills
  • Tailor your programme to your interests with the specialist modules covering areas such as human rights, international business policy, family law and social change
  • Teaching is mainly seminar and workshop based allowing you to actively discuss and debate legal research with academics and peers

Careers

The MRes Socio-Legal Research offers you the benefit of combining sought after legal and social science research skills, which are extremely useful to a wide range of employers.

Current and former students have, for example, undertaken research on projects of interest to academics and professionals working in the fields of family law, the legal profession and the prison service using empirical research methods.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,600per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Exeter

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Exeter, Northcote House, The Queen's Drive, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4QJ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    13th out of 103 2

    4th out of 102

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    167 76%

    17th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    87 87%

    11th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    58th

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    152 77%

    13th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    4th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    36th

    9

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