SOAS, University of London

SOAS, University of London

Law, Culture and Society

This programme allows students to study the relationships between law, society and cultural belief, broadly conceived; it gives students the opportunity to study direct impact of the law on commercial and governmental cultures, as well as the interactions between feminism and legal theory, and ethnic minorities and the law.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree, preferably in a related discipline.

Course modules

Affirmative action law; alternative dispute resolution; Chinese constitutionalism; comparative constitutional law; critical jurisprudence in Islamic law and society; feminist legal theory; foundations of Chinese law; gender, armed conflict and international law; international and comparative copyright law: copyright in the global village; international labour law; law and development in Africa; law and critique; law and governance in the developing world; law and society in the Middle East and North Africa; law and society in South Asia; law and post-colonial theory ; law, institutions and political economy of transition; migration, gender and the law in South East Asia and beyond; multinational enterprises and the law; religion and comparative constitutionalism; dissertation in law.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
School of Oriental and African Studies Camden WC1H 0XG South East

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