University of Reading

University of Reading

Law and Society

This course aims to equip students with a sound understanding of the ways in which law and legal knowledge form part of the political, cultural and economic fabric of society. They provide students with advanced skills in legal research methods and analysis of law and legal issues. The programme has an emphasis on socio-legal research and students are encouraged to explore the application of law and legal research in society.

Entry requirements

A good undergraduate Honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). Students with other qualifications or relevant work experience are encouraged to apply.

Course modules

Modules include: research methods; legal knowledge and legal writing; research dissertation.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MRes Full-time £ 14,165 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MRes Part-time £ 3,025 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months
MRes Part-time £ 6,930 per Academic year (overseas fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading Reading RG6 6UR South East

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
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0118 378 5289