|Study location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||2 years|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Minimum 2:1 honours degree or international equivalent, in any subject, but we’ll consider each application on its own merits
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
These should be supplied and signed by academic staff at institutions where you have studied previously. They must be presented on the official letter-headed paper of the relevant institution. If you have been out of education for the last two years, you can send one academic reference plus one from your current employer if you wish.
If you’re not a law graduate, or you have a law degree from outside England and Wales, this masters qualification will exempt you from the Common Professional Examination.
This two-year MA is the perfect conversion course and you’ll acquire a more in-depth knowledge of the law over a much wider range of legal subjects.
This extra depth and understanding will give you a head start in your career as a solicitor or barrister.
There are regular seminars and talks with professionals, including barristers and judges who studied here. We also run practice interviews to help you prepare for training contract interviews with law firms.
Our Bar Society organises trips to the Inns of Court. Members of the judiciary give advice on joining the bar.
You’re welcome to take part in either of our two pro bono schemes: the FreeLaw drop-in centre for the public and the Innocence Project, which investigates cases of wrongful imprisonment.
Understanding Law and Legal Systems
Legal Research and Writing
Law of Crime
Law of Torts
Law of Property
Equity and Trusts
Sale of Goods
The Law Relating to Public Companies
You’ll attend compulsory seminars plus optional lectures.