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Postgraduate Study

Study at an advanced level alongside the leading law graduates of your generation, under the direct supervision of some of the world's leading legal scholars, with access to some of the world's best academic facilities. That's postgraduate law in Oxford.

Applications for BCL/MJur/MLF and all research degrees are now closed and will re-open in September, at which point we will begin receiving applications for admission in October 2016.
Find everything you need to apply on the University Graduate admissions pages.


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Our taught postgraduate programmes: the BCL for common-law graduates, the MJur for non-common-law graduates, the Masters in Law and Finance, the MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice, the part-time postgraduate diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice and MSt in International Human Rights Law (the latter offered jointly with the Department of Continuing Education).

Our pyramid of research degrees: the MSt, the MLitt and the DPhil. Also the MPhil, a one year add-on research degree available exclusively to successful BCL/MJur graduates.

Provision for those with degrees in disciplines other than law, including the special 'senior status' version of our BA law degree.

Admissions requirements and procedures for postgraduate study in law, with links to the Oxford graduate studies prospectus and downloadable application forms.

Law Faculty scholarships, with links  to other funding information.

Our postgraduate handbooks - Research, BCL/MJur and MLF - outline the main rules and requirements for our postgraduate programmes, and briefs our postgraduate students on what to expect.

Our self-sustaining discussion groups are an essential part of the life of our graduate school and the Oxford Pro Bono Publico (OPBP) provides the opportunity to work directly on some of the most important and exciting legal issues of the day.

Provision for students with disabilities.

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