Law - Masters in Law

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Law - Masters in Law
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 89587 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters MLaw
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry year 2020
Application Date How to Apply
Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.
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Duration Two years full-time.

Personal Study
30 (hours maximum)
In addition to teaching contact time, each students needs to be able to set aside 30-36 hours per week (around 10-12 hours for each of the three module studied every semester) to do the essential reading, seminar preparation etc.

Small Group Teaching/Personal Tutorial
6 (hours maximum)
Typically students will have 2 hours per week for each module, amounting to 6 hours per week. Variations may occur
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Entry Requirements

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Normally a 2.1 Honours degree (63% or above) or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in a discipline other than Law.

Exemption from these requirements may be considered for those applicants who:

Number of Places 40

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Professional Accreditations
•The MLaw is recognised by the Law Society and the Bar Council as a qualifying law degree for practice in Northern Ireland, England and Wales. Students hoping to practise in another jurisdict...

Course Content Overview
The Masters in Law (MLaw) is an accelerated two-year, full-time postgraduate degree in law. It is designed for graduates in a discipline other than Law who wish to obtain a Law degree for professional practice for England & Wales and Northern Ireland or in aid of other career goals.
Subjects Taught

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Course Details
The MLaw is offered on a modular basis. To complete the degree a total of 300 CATS points must be obtained. Twelve modules (20 CATS each) must be taken and a dissertation (60 CATS) must be completed. The structure is...

Assessment Method Primarily assessed by coursework (eg: assignments, take-home exams, MCQs and presentations)

15,000-20,000 word dissertation
Careers or Further Progression

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This Masters programme is designed for UK non-law graduates, and for law and non-law graduates from other countries who wish to acquire a thorough grounding in Law. It is particularly attractive for those who wish to e...

Further Enquiries People teaching you
Dr Mary Dobbs 
School of Law
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