From the moment you arrive in Manchester and commence your induction in the School, you will find a wide range of activities ranging from political to cultural to social. We strongly recommend that you join the Manchester Postgraduate Law Society (MPGLS); they offer a huge range of events that will help to enrich your experience and improve it.
Teaching & Learning
Your degree will provide you with a rigorous grounding in your chosen field of study, together with a sound appreciation the theoretical and policy implications.
Law: the LLM degree
Students can choose to take the LLM programme with a free choice of subjects. This is new for 2010.
Students may however prefer to be awarded a specialised LLM degree in one of the LLM specialisms that we offer, which are listed below:
Commercial streams of the LLM programme:
- LLM Corporate Governance
- LLM Intellectual Property Law
- LLM International Business & Commercial Law
- LLM International Financial Law
- LLM International Trade Transactions
- LLM Law and Development
Public/European streams of the LLM programme:
Intellectual Property Law (Validated programme)
Law and Development
Health Care Ethics and Law
- Health Care Ethics and Law MA or PG Diploma in Manchester
- Health Care Ethics and Law MA or PG Diploma by Distance Learning
- Health Care Ethics and Law MSc Intercalated
- Doctoral programme in Bioethics and Medical Jurisprudence (PhD) - see research degrees
Course Units (Modules) for the above taught masters degrees
Details of all course units offered can be found on The School of Law website.
The principal law book collection is in the main John Rylands University Library, where there is a very substantial collection of books and periodicals. The John Rylands University of Manchester is one of the finest of its kind and one of the four big academic libraries in the country.