Research course

Law

Institution
Open University · Faculty of Business and Law
Qualifications
PhD

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Entry requirements

The normal minimum entrance requirement is an upper second class honours degree or master's degree.

Months of entry

October

Course content

The Open University Law School (OULS) provides a lively and stimulating interdisciplinary research environment for PhD students. As a PhD student in OULS you will be provided with the resources and support you need to enable you to fulfil your intellectual potential and generate research impact in your chosen field.

Research activity in the School focuses on the Space, Law and Governance Centre and the following research clusters:

The School is also networked to a University-wide priority research area aimed at addressing 21st century global challenges and promoting social justice:

Doctoral researchers are fully integrated into the School’s academic and research community through regular seminars and social activities. Key to your development are the learning opportunities enabled by The Open University Graduate School and research training provided within the Faculty of Business and Law. We are also members of the ESRC Grand Union Doctoral Training Partnership. Our growing community of PhD students investigate a wide range of research topics, and can study with us full-time or part-time.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    96 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Graduate School
Email
research-degrees-office@open.ac.uk