University of Bristol
This programme develops your knowledge and understanding of interdisciplinary approaches to the study of law and legal phenomena. It provides a sound research training for students wishing to proceed to 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 in socio-legal studies, engaging in lively debates in a thriving research culture across social sciences and law.
An upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent) in any discipline. A background in law is not essential; training will be given during the programme.
Core modules: philosophy and research design in the social sciences; introduction to qualitative research methods in the social sciences; introduction to quantitative research methods in the social sciences; advanced legal and socio-legal research methods; social and legal theory; dissertation; plus optional units up to a value of 20/30 credit points, chosen from across most of the faculty of social sciences and law and beyond, the school of sociology, politics and international studies and the law school.
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|Tyndall Avenue, Bristol||Bristol||BS8 1TH||South West|
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