From human rights to international trade and commerce, environmental law to development, we promise to enrich your understanding and prepare you for a career in a more integrated world. Our research, which is of the highest calibre, focuses on legal systems and legal challenges in the Global South, covering Africa, Asia and the Middle East, English Law, Comparative Law, Regional and International Law.
You will join a community built on distinguished expertise and a passion for how the law can make a difference on the local, national and international stage. Our distinguished alumni include lawyers, judges, politicians, businessmen/women and activists throughout the world.
Postgraduate Law Degrees
Our research in action
SOAS School of Law influences public and policy debate, legal practice and public understanding of social and legal issues by drawing on its wide thematic and regional expertise. The work of its scholars has made a significant impact on non-academic groups and other beneficiaries and audiences both in the UK and in our specialist regions of Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
Research on honour crimes by Lynn Welchman, Professor of Law with particular reference to the Middle East and North Africa has been crucial to better understanding these crimes and developing coordinated responses.