University of Bristol

Socio-Legal Studies

This programme develops your knowledge and understanding of interdisciplinary approaches to the study of law and legal phenomena. It provides sound research training for students planning for a PhD or a career in socio-legal research through the study of different research methodologies across the social sciences and law. You will pursue independent, in-depth study of socio-legal topics, and engage in lively debates in a thriving research culture across social sciences and law. The range of units offered makes this master's programme suitable for graduates from any discipline who have an interest in the way law may work in society.

Entry requirements

MSc: An upper second class honours degree (or international equivalent) in law, social sciences or another relevant discipline. A background in law is not essential as training will be given during the programme. Recognised Prior Learning is not currently accepted. Previous or professional experience is not required. See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.

Sponsorship information

The Faculty of Social Sciences and Law has an allocation of 1+3 (MSc and PhD) and +3 (PhD) ESRC scholarships. Information about funding and scholarships can be found on the Bristol Law School fees and funding web pages.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 8,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 8,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 8,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 8,000 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 8,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 18,400 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 8,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,000 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,000 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Clifton Campus BS8 1TH South West

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Senior Admissions
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01179035849