MRes Law and Society
Our MRes Law and Society places emphasis on the doctrinal, theoretical and contextual study of law, and your self-understanding as a participant in the practice of legal scholarship.
This course places emphasis on the doctrinal, theoretical and contextual study of law, and your self-understanding as a participant in the practice of legal scholarship.
You will explore the application of law and legal research in society, and develop advanced skills in legal research methods and analysis of law and legal issues. This programme provides ideal preparation for PhD studies.
Advance your research skills with the support of experienced academics. You'll be in good company: 99% of our research is of international standing. (REF 2021, combining 4*, 3* and 2* submissions – Law.)
MRes Law and Society is one of a very few programmes accredited for 1+3 funding under the South East ESRC Doctoral Training Centre scheme. Thrive as part of a very small cohort of high-calibre students, and undertake sustained training in methodological approaches to legal research.
You will have full access to the University library, student common room, and all the other facilities available to Reading Law students.
For more information, please visit the School of Law's website.