Postgraduate study

Opportunities of the highest quality

Our relatively small size makes for a vibrant and closely integrated community where scholarly enquiry is actively supported and able to thrive. Our aim is to ensure that your postgraduate experience is characterised by a high standard of learning and research.

We offer a growing range of postgraduate programmes, led by a dynamic team of experienced academics, who are committed to the best methods of legal education.

New starting Autumn 2014

LLM in the Theory and Practice of Clinical Legal Education

For more information please contact Richard Grimes, Director of Clinical Programmes                                                

We currently offer three taught courses:

Note: we also offer a graduate entry two year LLB (Senior Status) programme for students with a first degree in a different discipline who want to study for an English law degree. LLB Law (Senior Status)

MPhil / PhD

We also welcome proposals for supervised research MPhil / PhD degrees in a wide range of areas. See:

Applications for postgraduate courses in Law are handled by Postgraduate Admissions. Application forms and other information are available on their website.

Scholarship opportunities

For the academic year 2015-16 please see the Postgraduate study pages for further information


The 2014 University postgraduate prospectus is also available to download.

You can also request a paper copy.

How to apply