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What will I learn?

The MRes in International Economic Law is a pre-doctoral training programme designed to provide a critical, research led approach to the study of the governance of the world economy, together with training in the key research skills appropriate for doctoral-level study.

  • Undertake a suite of substantive modules offered in conjunction with the International Economic Law LLM
  • This MRes is an approved pathway for ESRC funding, enabling students to apply for ESRC 1+3 funding to cover the MRes and a PhD
  • Successful MRes graduates can apply subsequently for ESRC +3 funding
  • Your fellow students will come from the UK and more than 80 other countries, each able to draw on prior academic and professional experience from different jurisdictions

Facilities

  • The Postgraduate School of Law Centre in Lincoln's Inn Fields and the Graduate Centre at Mile End
  • Queen Mary’s excellent Law Library and European Documentation Centre
  • Free access to online databases and collections including: LexisNexis, Westlaw, Justis, Eur-lex, Hein-Online and many more
  • Access to the University of London’s Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS) and the Library at Senate House

Career paths

The MRes is designed specifically for students who wish to go onto doctoral-level or further research.

We have dedicated law careers advisers who organise events and internship opportunities with top UK and international law firms.

Which department am I in?

Law School

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£19,250.00 (US$ 26,486) per year
Queen Mary alumni get a £1,000 discount on their fees.

This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Mile End

Mile End Road,

Tower Hamlets,

London,

E1 4NS, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students should have a Bachelors Degree. IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall including 6.0 in Writing, and 5.5 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

For international students

Students need to have a 2:1 or above at undergraduate level in Law. In addition to the other mandatory supporting application documents, applicants must submit the following documentation: two letters of reference, at least one of which must be an academic reference from a staff member who taught you on your most recent course of study (normally your undergraduate degree in Law or a Law-related subject) a research proposal of between 2,000 to 3,000-words. It should identify the question that you will attempt to answer through your research (simply identifying general topic areas or subjects is not sufficient). You should also set out your research methodology (empirical, qualitative, library based etc,) and provide a bibliography of the works that you consulted in formulating your research question. Students need to have an IELTS 7.0 overall including 7.0 in Writing, and 5.5 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. TOEFL: 100 overall including 27 in Writing, 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening and 20 in Speaking.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary is ranked among the 25 most internationally diverse universities in the world and is home to a hugely diverse student population.

  • A leading higher education provider in the UK
  • One of the 24 Russell Group institutions
  • Houses 300 societies and 60 sports clubs
  • Has produced eight Nobel Prize Winners