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Course summary

This programme draws on academic activities organised by the Forum for Legal and Historical Research at Reading, and combines skills-focused training with guided research and writing. Studied part-time, with an emphasis on independent research, it is suitable for those considering legal practice or PhD study. You'll be free to develop your knowledge and skills in new directions, and can undertake an archival internship. For more information, please visit the programme page:


Sample modules may include: Archival internship Research dissertation Research seminar presentation History and the management of an archive Sourcing the past Check our website for more details about the course structure.

Entry requirements

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent). Entry requirements: Normally a good undergraduate honours degree (2.1 or above), or equivalent from a university outside the UK. Our students come with a variety of relevant legal and non-legal experience and all applicants are considered on individual merit. You must provide a sample of academic writing and a short abstract of the proposed research, and attend an interview with the programme director.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £10500 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £10500 Whole course
EU £21350 Whole course
England £10500 Whole course
Northern Ireland £10500 Whole course
Scotland £10500 Whole course
Wales £10500 Whole course
International £21350 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Research Legal History at University of Reading - UCAS