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You can study either option in any of our main research groups: Access to justice and the provision of legal services; constitutional and administrative law; dispute resolution; environmental law and governance; human rights; migration law and governance; law, crime and justice; law, technology and regulation; Scottish private law.

Entry requirements

During the application you'll be asked for the following:

  • your full contact details
  • transcripts and certificates of all degrees
  • proof of English language proficiency if English isn't your first language
  • two references, one of which must be academic
  • funding or scholarship information
  • research proposal of 1,500 to 2,000 words in length, detailing the subject area and topic to be investigated

Assessment methods

Research project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 4,195 (Academic year) Home/EU 1 Years
MPhil Full-time £ 12,500 (Academic year) International 1 Years
PhD Full-time £ 4,195 (Academic year) Home/EU 3 Years
PhD Full-time £ 12,500 (Academic year) International 3 Years

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