Entry requirements

See our website for details.

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

The School of Law and Politics has a thriving postgraduate research culture. We are keen to attract and engage with the next generation of legal scholars and to encourage innovative research in a wide range of fields.

We are keen to attract the next generation of legal scholars and to encourage innovative research across a range of varied areas of Law including commercial, discrimination, medical, family and civil justice.

The School of Law and Politics offers opportunities for both full and part-time study leading to the degrees of MPhil and PhD.

Distinctive features

  • Each full-time research student is allocated office space in the School’s own Graduate Centre.
  • Research students are entitled to financial support for travel or research related to their approved subject (e.g. attending a conference or visiting a specialist library) for every year of their supervision.
  • Students may be offered the opportunity to undertake part-time teaching on the undergraduate programmes.
  • The School encourages individual diversity and promotes innovation in research.

Department specialisms

The School has four main research cluster groups related to Law: Medicine, Healthcare and Society Governance and Constitutionalism Procedural Justice Regulation of Commercial Activity.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
60-84 months
full time
36 months

MPhil

full time
24 months
part time
24-36 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Email
postgradenquiries@cardiff.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)29 2087 0084