University of Sheffield School of Law

University of Sheffield


If you're not a law graduate, or you have a law degree from outside England and Wales, this masters qualification will give you a qualifying law degree. You'll acquire a more in-depth knowledge of the law over a much wider range of legal subjects than is offered in the Graduate Diploma in Law. This extra depth and understanding will give you a head start in your career as a solicitor or barrister.

Course modules

Core modules: Understanding Law and Legal Systems; Legal Research and Writing; Constitutional Law; Contract Law; Administrative Law; Law of Crime; Law of Torts; Law of Property; Equity and Trusts. Examples of optional modules include: Sale of Goods; Criminal Evidence; The Law Relating to Public Companies; Medical Law; International Law.

Assessment methods

Assessment is on essays, examinations and a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Details of any bursaries or studentship grants for certain postgraduate programmes are advertised on our website during the winter months.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2018 - 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2018 - 3 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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