PhD Criminology / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Duration
3 years (full-time); 6 years (part-time)
Entry requirements

Applicants must have minimum qualifications of a good upper second class honours degree with minimum grade average of 65% (or overseas equivalent) in Law or a relevant discipline, and a Masters degree at Merit level in Law or relevant discipline with minimum grade average of 65% in taught modules and a minimum mark of 65% in the dissertation/research element, plus prior research methods training at postgraduate level.  

Students whose first language is not English are required to hold either an overall IELTS IBT score of 7.0, with a minimum writing score of 7.0, or an overall TOEFL IBT score of 100-106 with a minimum writing score of 24. The certification must have been awarded within two years prior to entry.   

The documents that applicants are required to submit to constitute a full application are outlined on our postgraduate research application page .

Full entry requirements

How to apply

Apply online

Programme options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
PhD Y Y N N

Programme overview

 
  • Pursue state of the art doctoral research investigating a diverse array of social and criminological issues.
  • Work in an environment that supports intellectual and personal development.
  • Receive extensive research support and training by the School and by the Faculty of Humanities.

Open days

The University holds regular open days, where you will have the opportunity to tour the campus and find out more about our facilities and courses.

For more information, see Open Days .

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2019, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • PhD (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £4,327
    International students (per annum): £18,500
  • PhD (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £2,163
    International students (per annum): £9,250

Scholarships/sponsorships

Self-funded graduates of the Manchester Law School, who have applied within 3 years of graduation, will receive a loyalty discount of 20% on their annual tuition fees when they register for the programme.  

Various  funding opportunities  are available to students applying for the three year PhD degree course. In addition to submitting the relevant scholarship application(s), applicants must submit the PhD application (deadlines apply). Please visit the School of Law website for terms and conditions, or email  law.scholarship@manchester.ac.uk

Contact details

School/Faculty
School of Law
Contact name
Mrs Laura Littlewood
Telephone
+ 44 (0)161 306 1279
Facsimile
+ 44 (0)161 275 4724
Email
Website
http://www.law.manchester.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-research/
School/Faculty
See: About Us .

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