Postgraduate Opportunities at the School of Law

School of Law

University of Leeds

We are one of the leading law schools in the UK and have been providing instruction in law since our inception in 1899. Ranked 7th in the UK for Law by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2017, and 3rd in the UK for Criminology by The Guardian University Guide, 2018, we are equally proud that this quality is felt by our students with 95% overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey, 2017.

Masters degrees

We offer a range of Masters programmes in the following areas:

Criminal Justice:
• LLM Criminal Justice and Criminal Law
• MSc Criminal Justice and Criminology
• MSc Security, Conflict and Justice

International Law and Social Justice:
• LLM International Law
• LLM International Human Rights Law
• LLM Law and Social Justice

Business Law:
• LLM International Banking and Finance Law
• LLM International Business Law
• MSc Law and Finance
• LLM International Corporate Law
• LLM International Trade Law
• LLM Intellectual Property Law

Research Opportunities

We welcome PhD candidates wishing to conduct their research in the following areas:

• Business Law and Practice
• Criminal Justice Studies
• Innovation and Research in Legal Education
• Social Justice
• Disability Law

Funding and scholarships

The School offers a range of scholarships for both UK/EU and international students.
See our full list of Masters scholarships
See our full list of postgraduate research scholarships

Funding information

Funding applies to:
Open to applicants from a range of countries

Contacts and how to apply

Administrative contact and how to apply:

To apply for one of our postgraduate programmes, apply directly on our website.

Masters degree application deadline
UK/EU students: 31 July
International students: 30 June

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Postgraduate research degree application deadline
Most research students begin their studies in October. We accept applications at any time of year, but if you wish to commence your studies in October, it is best to apply before mid-June.

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