Research course

Law & Criminology

Aberystwyth University · Aberystwyth Law School

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd-class degree is required to study for a PhD or a MPhil.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Both the MPhil and the LLM by Research are rsearch based Masters that require the submission of a 50,000 - 60,000 word thesis, under the supervision of a supervisor.

Department specialisms

Most major areas of Law; specialised subjects such as Environmental Law; Public Procurement Law; Business Law; European Law.

Research Excellence Framework (REF) score

96.5% of submitted publications were of an internationally recognised standard

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

UK students
International students

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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Prof Ryszard Piotrowicz
+44 (0)1970 622720