The department can offer supervision for research degrees in many areas of law; applications are particularly invited from students wishing to carry out research in the following areas: criminal justice (including international criminal justice, the law of evidence, youth justice and the treatment of vulnerable witnesses); regulation (including access to justice and the legal profession); health law; human rights; sports law; corporate law (including company law, corporate insolvency law, cross border insolvency, consumer bankruptcy and business regulation); legal education (pre and post qualification, theory and practice); property law; data protection and privacy.
You will need:
- a minimum of a first or second-class degree or a Master's degree in a relevant discipline
- a period of pre-PhD study is required for some subjects before entry to a PhD
- and / or evidence of motivation and ability to conduct research at higher degree level.
English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (with minimum sub-scores of 6.0).
Applicants who have taken a higher degree at a UK university are normally exempt from the English language requirements. Applicants who do not meet the English language proficiency requirement will normally be asked to complete an English Language course.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Fee locale||Course duration|
|Doctor of Philosophy - PhD||Full-time||September 2018||3 Years|
|Doctor of Philosophy - PhD||Part-time||September 2018||6 Years|
|Master of Philosophy - MPhil||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 12,600 (Year 1)||International||2 Years|
|Master of Philosophy - MPhil||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 4,195 (Year 1)||Home/EU||2 Years|
|Master of Philosophy - MPhil||Part-time||September 2017||GBP 6,300 (Year 1)||International||3 Years|
|Master of Philosophy - MPhil||Part-time||September 2017||GBP 2,060 (Year 1)||Home/EU||3 Years|
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