SOAS, University of London

Course Introduction

This programme allows students to study the relationships between law, society and cultural belief, broadly conceived; it gives students the opportunity to study direct impact of the law on commercial and governmental cultures, as well as the interactions between feminism and legal theory, and ethnic minorities and the law.

Course Modules

Affirmative action law; alternative dispute resolution; Chinese constitutionalism; comparative constitutional law; critical jurisprudence in Islamic law and society; feminist legal theory; foundations of Chinese law; gender, armed conflict and international law; international and comparative copyright law: copyright in the global village; international labour law; law and development in Africa; law and critique; law and governance in the developing world; law and society in the Middle East and North Africa; law and society in South Asia; law and post'colonial theory ; law, institutions and political economy of transition; migration, gender and the law in South East Asia and beyond; multinational enterprises and the law; religion and comparative constitutionalism; dissertation in law.

Course Additional Entry

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree, preferably in a related discipline.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate)
2 - 3 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate)