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Law

This course allows in depth exploration of a research question involving personal research under the expert guidance of a supervisory team in Law. Research supervision is available and proposals are welcome in the areas of: Critical legal studies; company law; comparative law; child law; civil liberties; criminal law; criminology; environmental law; European law; employment law; family law; feminism and feminist legal theory; medical law; medical ethics; industrial law; welfare benefits.

Entry requirements

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD: A second class Honours degree in law or a law-related subject is normally required.

Assessment methods

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD: You will undertake a project of around 80,000 words under expert supervision, exploring topics and producing a thesis from your own research in preparation for an oral viva in which you will defend your thesis.
Master of Philosophy - MPhil: You will undertake a project of around 40,000 words under expert supervision, exploring topics and producing a thesis from your own research in preparation for an oral viva in which you will defend your thesis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 4,195 (Academic year) Home/EU 12 72 Months
MPhil Full-time £ 12,000 (Academic year) International 12 72 Months
PhD Full-time £ 4,195 (Academic year) Home/EU 12 72 Months
PhD Full-time £ 12,000 (Academic year) International 12 72 Months
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time April 2019 12,500 (Year 1) International 4 4 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time April 2019 4,260 (Year 1) Home/EU 4 4 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2018 12,500 (Year 1) International 4 4 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2018 4,260 (Year 1) Home/EU 4 4 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time September 2018 12,500 (Year 1) International 4 4 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time September 2018 4,260 (Year 1) Home/EU 4 4 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time April 2019 12,500 (Year 1) International 4 4 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time April 2019 4,260 (Year 1) Home/EU 4 4 Years

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