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Postgraduate Programmes

Choosing where to undertake postgraduate studies can be a life-changing decision that profoundly influences the rest of your academic life and, indeed, your career. If you choose to do so with the School of Law, UL, you will have the support of our large and vibrant community of postgraduate students and outstanding faculty who are international experts in their fields. Many of our postgraduate programmes are award winners - see the links below for further details.

Taught Postgraduate Programmes

Research Postgraduate Programmes

  • The School of Law provides excellent resources for those undertaking an LLM or a PhD by Research. To get an idea of the research topics you can read about our current LLM students. Each research student is entitled to a desk and computer in a dedicated Postgraduate Centre with an administrator and access to world-class library facilities.
  • There are valuable scholarship opportunities and students also have access to a fund for travel to conferences and/or fieldwork. Throughout the year research seminars, workshops, and winter and summer schools are run providing postgraduate students with essential research skills.
  • Past scholar experience: listen to Hope Davidson speak about doing a PhD at UL.
  • Additional links: How to Apply ; expression of interest form.


For more information on any of the programmes above please contact the Director of Postgraduate Studies, Dr Laura Cahillane at 


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