Edinburgh Law School

University of Edinburgh

Comparative and European Private Law

This programme offers you the opportunity to obtain an advanced qualification that is both academically rigorous and professionally beneficial. Drawing on both the civil and common-law traditions, it combines the comparative study of the modern development in key areas of private law, and also the dynamics of European harmonisation initiatives. It is particularly suited to those who have studied a range of private law subjects at undergraduate level, although it is also open to those whose undergraduate law degree has combined other specialisations.

Course modules

Course may include: contract law in Europe; comparative property law; delict and tort; the anatomy of private law; comparative and international trust law; unjustified enrichment and restitution. For detailed information about courses being offered on this programme please visit our website.

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Central area campus EH8 9JZ Scotland

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