On this route of study, students must take 80 credits of taught courses in their first year and 40 credits of taught courses in their second year. Please note that a maximum of 40 or 60 credits can be selected from any of the listed Subject Area Course Collections. These credits can be split over both years of study.
120 taught credits must be successfully completed before embarking on the dissertation stage. The dissertation is compulsory and must be taken in the student's second year upon completion of the taught element of the programme.
» Any course may only be taken once.
» All credits must be equally split across semesters 1 and 2.
» Space on courses outside of the programme core course collection may be limited.
» You should ensure that your Programme Director has approved your course selections. (This will happen once you arrive in Edinburgh as a final check - there is no need for you to contact your Programme Director before arrival).
» There are no changes to courses after the end of Teaching Week 1 in either semester, and change to any courses can only be actioned by contacting the Postgraduate Office within the School of Law.
» On-campus students CANNOT select courses which show as course type 'Online Distance Learning'.