Research programmes

Taught programmes

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  • FT / Full-time
  • PT / Part-time (over two years)
  • FX / Flexible mode of study available (up to five years)
  • DL / Distance-learning mode available


UCL Laws has a truly remarkable research community, demonstrated by the talent and achievement of its students, faculty, and alumni. We are deeply committed to the quality and relevance of the graduate education we offer and our students will be working with academics at the leading edge of legal research. Our rich intellectual environment is enhanced by a full programme of events, lectures and seminars, with contributions from world-leading experts, which is open to all our staff and students. The Laws Faculty currently has about 80 research and 380 LLM students, some of whom study on a part-time or flexible basis.

Taught and research programmes

Degree programme Qualifications Modes
Law MPhil/PhD FT3, PT5

Student/staff ratios

  • 65 staff
  • 387 taught students
  • 77 research students




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