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Description

  • Type

    Postgraduate

  • Duration

    9 Months

Emagister adds to its catalog the MA Law, which is designed for non-law graduates who want to gain a legal qualification at Masters Level. An MA Law is an internationally recognised qualification which is ideal for a career path both in and outside of the legal sector.

- Learn by experience through practical workshops, problem-based learning, negotiations, mooting and presentations
- Develop essential professional skills in analysis, problem-solving and research
- Explore an area of law that interests you via your own Research Project
- You could be eligible for postgraduate student loan.


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About this course

To be eligible to take up your place on our MA Law you must possess an undergraduate degree (or equivalent) at 2:1 or above in any discipline.

Learn by experience through practical workshops, problem-based learning, negotiations, mooting and presentations Develop essential professional skills in analysis, problem-solving and research Explore an area of law that interests you via your own Research Project You’ll receive unrivalled face-to-face teaching and tutor support from qualified lawyers with practical experience; so you'll know what to expect in real-life situations You could be eligible to borrow up to £10,280 via a SLC Postgraduate Loan Get award winning careers support to help you stand out from the crowd as soon as you accept your place Benefit from our range of scholarships and bursaries: We have one of the most comprehensive scholarship schemes in legal education

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Subjects

  • Project
  • Law
  • Contract Law
  • IT Law
  • Law of Tort
  • Public Law
  • Land Law
  • Criminal law
  • European union law
  • Legal Research
  • Equity & Trusts Law
  • Independent Project module

Course programme

Course Content


The course comprises of a short introductory module on the English legal system followed by eight full modules covering seven foundation subjects and an in-depth study through legal research of an eighth area of law.


In addition to the knowledge and understanding of the core areas of law required for legal practice in England and Wales, the course develops the key intellectual and personal skills required by lawyers. In all modules there is a focus on combining knowledge and understanding of core areas of law with the ability to analyse, evaluate and form critical judgements about the law. Study is centred on practical activities that will enable you to learn by doing.


The course is completed in a single year with an introductory, non-credit module, seven foundation modules and a research module.


MA Law modules
Compulsory online pre-course study programme on legal method (50 hours)

Foundation modules:
  • Contract Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Equity & Trusts Law
  • European Union Law
  • Land Law
  • Public Law
  • Law of Tort
  • Legal Research and Independent Project module

All modules must be passed in order to obtain the award.
Class contact time is combined with i-tutorials, online multiple choice self-test questions ("Test & Feedback") and self-study from study manuals and textbooks. The learning model is based around undertaking activities in the workshops and lectures to develop knowledge and key skills. The in-depth study of an eighth area of law (Legal Research and Independent Project) is undertaken through a combination of initial workshops, online materials and independent study.
Each module is supported by a Module Guide. Each workshop within a module is supported by a Workshop Guide, which details the activities to be undertaken in that workshop along with the outcomes for, and context of, the area to be studied. Students are provided with a wide variety of supporting study material, including Manuals and textbooks, i-tutorials, and multiple choice Test & Feedback questions, all free of charge. The main learning platform is ELITE, our online interactive learning support system, which will give you instant access to your course materials, a wide range of employability information, library resources and information about services offered at your centre.

Additional information

Additional requirements:


Overseas graduates and mature non-graduates:- Please send your qualifications through to the Admissions team who can advise on your eligibility for the course- If you decide you wish to proceed onto the BPTC, please apply for a Certificate of Academic Standing from the Bar Standards Board (BSB).If you have completed a degree outside the UK and you do not come from a majority English speaking country: A certified copy of any document that proves you are qualified in English at CEFR level B2 or above in each of the four components of language learning.



MA Law

Price on request