University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Socio-Legal Studies

Students on this course take 5 core courses and one optional course, followed by a dissertation on a specialised topic during the final 3 months.

Entry requirements

A good 1st degree in law (2.1 upwards or equivalent) or a 1st degree (2.1 upwards or equivalent) with at least 50 per cent of the credits in law.

Course modules

Advanced legal methods 2: jurisprudence of concepts; qualitative research methods; and social science statistics 1; either advanced legal methods 1A: legal research methodologies, or advanced legal methods 1B: traditions of legal enquiry; or either advanced qualitative methods, or advanced statistics: issues and methods; optional courses: globalisation, law and human rights; United nations law; fundamentals of international law; other electives from within College of Social Sciences Graduate School (eg in Politics or Sociology).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 6,800 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MRes Full-time £ 15,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MRes Full-time £ 6,800 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland

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