PhD Law / Overview
Year of entry: 2021
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- Degree awarded
- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
- 3 years (full-time); 6 years (part-time)
- Entry requirements
The minimum entry requirements are:
- an Upper Second class honours degree with minimum grade averages of 65%(or overseas equivalent) in Law or a relevant discipline;
- a master's degree at merit level with overall average marks of 65% in taught modules and a minimum mark of 65% in the dissertation/research element (or overseas equivalent) and no mark below 55%, in Law or a relevant discipline, plus prior research training at postgraduate level.
The documents that applicants are required to submit to constitute a full application are outlined on our postgraduate research application page .
- How to apply
- Apply online
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- Immerse yourself in sustained, in-depth study into a specific topic
- Stimulate real change while you work across our core fields in terms of both legal and policy issues
- Join a community of established researchers and contribute to a diverse intellectual environment
- Receive research training in law and social sciences
The University holds regular open days, where you will have the opportunity to find out more about our facilities and courses.
For more information, see open days .
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2021, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK students (per annum): TBC
International, including EU, students (per annum): £19,500
UK students (per annum): TBC
International, including EU, students (per annum): £9,750
Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.
Various funding opportunities are available to students applying for the three-year PhD degree course. In addition to submitting the relevant scholarship application, you must submit the PhD application (deadlines apply). Please visit our School website for terms and conditions, or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
References may be uploaded with your other supporting documents during the application process or emailed directly to email@example.com .
- Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowships Plan (CSFP) General Scholarship
- School of Social Sciences - EPSRC DTP Studentships 2020
- School of Social Sciences - North West Doctoral Training Centre (NWSSDTP/ESRC) - Studentships - 2021 - TO BE CONFIRMED
- School of Social Sciences - North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership (NWCDTP) (AHRC) - 2021 - TO BE CONFIRMED
- School of Social Sciences - China Scholarship Council Joint Scholarship for PhD Study 2021 - TO BE CONFIRMED
- School of Social Sciences - Trudeau Doctoral Scholarships 2021 - TO BE CONFIRMED
- THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED. The John Rylands Research Institute Scholarship for Researchers from a Black British Background 2020-21
- School of Social Sciences - PhD Studentship with the Stuart Hall Foundation - September 2021 - TO BE CONFIRMED
- School of Social Sciences - President's Doctoral Scholarship (PDS) 2020/2021
- School of Social Sciences
- Contact name
- Edita Pymm
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