Entry requirements

Bangor School of Law welcomes applications from suitably qualified graduates to read for the degrees of MPhil and PhD by research. Applications are particularly welcome from graduates with an interest in pursuing a research degree in one or more of the research areas currently represented with the School. Please contact School for details.

Months of entry


Course content

For a PhD degree, you are expected to present the results of your research in a thesis which represents a significant original contribution to knowledge in the subject area studied, and to undergo a viva voce examination. For an MPhil (Master of Philosophy) degree, you are expected to successfully complete an approved programme of supervised research, and to present your results in a thesis. All research students are allocated to a supervisor with a research interest in your chosen topic of study.

Qualification and course duration

PhD by taught

full time
36 months


full time
24 months

Course contact details

Bethan Hamilton-Hine
01248 382644