Edinburgh Law School

University of Edinburgh

Law

Supervision available in all main areas of private, public, comparative and international law with more focused offerings in commercial law; international economic law; legal history; European law; constitutional law; jurisprudence; human rights and civil liberties.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a 1st degree in an appropriate subject or relevant qualifications and experience; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 7.0 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 100 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE(A) 67 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade B or CAE grade A.

Course modules

Compulsory course theories and philosophies of legal research (20 credits) in semester 1; compulsory course legal research methods (20 credits) in semester 2.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Limited number of University and Faculty scholarships available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,100 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,550 per Year 1 (International) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 13,100 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 6,550 per Year 1 (International) 6 years
LLM (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
LLM (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
LLM (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
LLM (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
LLM (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
LLM (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
LLM (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
LLM (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
LLM (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
LLM (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
LLM (Res) Full-time January 2017 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
LLM (Res) Full-time January 2017 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
LLM (Res) Full-time January 2017 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
LLM (Res) Full-time January 2017 GBP 16,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
LLM (Res) Full-time January 2017 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
LLM (Res) Part-time January 2017 GBP 8,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
LLM (Res) Part-time January 2017 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
LLM (Res) Part-time January 2017 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
LLM (Res) Part-time January 2017 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
LLM (Res) Part-time January 2017 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

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