University of Reading

University of Reading

Law and Society

The University of Reading School of Law is a leading UK law school with a world-class reputation and global outlook. We were ranked 10th for research intensity in a recent national assessment, with 100% of our research rated as world leading or internationally excellent.1 We offer a dynamic and international learning environment. Our teaching is supported by first-class research conducted by renowned experts across the main fields of national, European and international law. Our Centre for Commercial Law and Financial Regulation is a forum for stimulating and conducting research and disseminating knowledge on international commercial law. You will also benefit from our strong links with the Graduate Institute of Political and International Studies, Henley Business School, and the International Capital Market Association (ICMA) Centre. Students on the Global Law LLM programmes benefit from links with the Walker Institute, the School of Politics, Economics and International Relations, the School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, and with Global Law at Reading (GLAR). Based at the School of Law, GLAR is a research hub which offers networking, conference and work experience opportunities. Alongside your core subjects, there will be career development and co-curricular opportunities and a series of guest lectures by practitioners. We offer double master's programmes with a wide range of leading partner universities worldwide, including Peking University and Renmin University in China, ALBA in Greece, MGIMO in Russia, Hanyang University in South Korea, and CYCU and National Taipei University in Taiwan. See page 108 for further information. • Explore the application of law and legal research in society • Emphasis on doctrinal, theoretical and contextual study of law, and your self-understanding as a participant in the practice of legal scholarship • Ideal preparation for PhD studies • Very small cohort of high-calibre students • Develop advanced skills in legal research methods and analysis of law and legal issues


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,180 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,180 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 15,270 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MRes Part-time September 2017 - 24 months

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

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