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Whitworth Hall, The University of Manchester
MPhil Law
Undertake an original research project in one of the many legal specialisms we offer.

MPhil Law / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
1 year (full-time); 2 years (part-time)
Entry requirements

For MPhil programmes we normally require a good Upper Second Class Honours degree in Law or a relevant discipline, with minimum grade averages of 65%, or the overseas equivalent.

The documents that applicants are required to submit to constitute a full application are outlined on our postgraduate research application page .

Full entry requirements

How to apply

Apply online

Programme options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MPhil Y Y N N

Programme overview

  • Work towards a superior qualification that stands alone in this field, or as a route to a PhD in Law.
  • Receive extensive research support and training by the School and by the Faculty of Humanities.
  • Work with researchers at the forefront of their disciplines, ensuring your qualification comes with a reputation that will open doors.

Open days

The University holds regular open days, where you will have the opportunity to tour the campus and find out more about our facilities and courses.

For more information, see Open Days .


For entry in the academic year beginning September 2019, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MPhil (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £4,327
    International students (per annum): £18,500
  • MPhil (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £2,163
    International students (per annum): £9,250

Contact details

School of Law
Contact name
Mrs Laura Littlewood
+ 44 (0)161 306 1279
+44 (0)161 275 4724
See: About Us .

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