Research course

Law

Institution
Swansea University · Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law
Qualifications
PhDMPhilLLM by research

Entry requirements

Applicants for the LLM by Research programme would normally have a first or upper second degree in a discipline related to the proposed research project.

Applicants for the PhD programme will have a minimum of an upper second-class honours degree (or equivalent) in law or a discipline related to the proposed research project, and will usually have, or be studying for, a master's degree. We would normally expect a distinction or a merit.

Our MPhil programme requires a first or upper second-class degree in law or a discipline related to the proposed research project, or a relevant approved postgraduate qualification.

English language requirement IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.5 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Months of entry

January, April, July, October

Course content

When you join our thriving community of postgraduate research students, you’ll become part of a supportive and friendly environment where we are dedicated to understanding some of society’s most challenging issues.

A research degree in Law gives you the chance to pursue a project based around your own passions and interests, leading to a qualification which can open the door to an academic career or boost employment prospects in a range of other fields.

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • LLM by research
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Swansea University Postgraduate
Email
study@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 295358