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Postgraduate Study

Lancaster University Law School offers a range of taught masters programmes in Law and Criminology, as well as supervised research covering a wide range of criminological, legal, jurisprudential and socio-legal issues in an exciting and challenging research environment.

Why study with us?

Taught Degrees

We offer taught Degrees and Diplomas in Law, Criminology and combined programmes of study.

Learn about our LLM, MA and MSc Programmes

LLM by Research

Our LLM by research degree is for students who wish to complete a research degree in one year.

Learn about our LLM by research programmes


We offer PhD and MPhil programmes.

Learn about our Research Programmes


We offer a variety of funding opportunities to support your time studying here at Lancaster.

Learn about our Funding Opportunities

Search for a Supervisor

Find out what areas of PhD Supervision we are interested in and information about potential supervisors.

Find a PhD Supervisor

How to Apply

Find out more information about how to apply for postgraduate study here at Lancaster.

Apply for Postgraduate Study