The Law School provides an intellectually demanding, research-informed legal education that combines teaching and research excellence to deliver a challenging and rigorous curriculum. COVID-19 illustrates the diverse areas of law our courses cover - and the work that the academics that teach them are involved in.
LLM Health, Law, and Society
This distinctive LLM programme examines how to approach some of the greatest challenges and opportunities for law and policy as mechanisms to address health and wellbeing. It looks at questions including reproductive justice, social and mental health and wellbeing, health inequalities, and the diverse roles of social and political institutions in shaping health, law and society.
LLM Employment, Work and Equality
Taught by a world-leading team of labour lawyers, this programme is designed to enrich understanding of employment, work and equality law, investigating the various legal disciplines that regulate work relations. This is an opportunity to examine wide-ranging issues from rights of migrant workers and gender in the workplace to protections for sex workers
LLM Human Rights
With active involvement in the globally-renowned Human Rights Implementation Centre, this programme offers opportunities for both those with previous knowledge of human rights law and for those seeking an introduction to specific human rights law issues. Units cover the traditional and specialist areas of human rights law.
MSc in Social Legal Studies
This programme will develop your knowledge and understanding of interdisciplinary approaches to the study of law and legal phenomena. It provides sound research training if you are planning to progress to a PhD or career in socio-legal research. You will pursue independent, in-depth study of socio-legal topics, and engage in lively debates in a thriving research culture across social sciences and law.
Do more with law
Find out how you can do more with law than you ever thought possible with brilliant prospects and the opportunity to explore a diverse range of careers.
Find out more about our world-leading research centres and how they provide a community of scholarship that extends way beyond the walls of the university.