Entry requirements

A minimum of a good upper second-class UK Bachelor's degree in an appropriate subject, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Months of entry


Course content

UCL Laws has one of the most selective MPhil/PhD programmes in the UK, and produces graduates of internationally recognised quality. Ranked the leading legal research environment in the UK, UCL Laws attracts the leading figures in the field to our extensive programme of events, informing debate on critical legal issues.

UCL Laws has a strong international and multidisciplinary research environment, focused around all sixteen of our research centres, institutes and groups. Bringing together outstanding researchers from a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds and jurisdictions, our research centres and institutes nurture individual research, but also actively encourage and support collaboration and partnerships that expand cross-disciplinary research.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months
part time
60 months

Course contact details

PhD Law Faculty Office
+44 (0)20 3108 8489