Research course

Transitional Justice Institute

Institution
Ulster University · Faculty of Social Sciences Research
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

Minimum upper 2nd-class degree in a relevant subject area (or equivalent qualification).

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

The Transitional Justice Institute (TJI) in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Ulster.
The aims of the Institute are: To build a theoretical and practical understanding of the role of transitional justice and the underlying relationship between justice and
peace; To examine the role of the international and
domestic legal systems and institutions in facilitating transition from conflict; To make links between the experience of Northern Ireland and international experience, so as to benefit both Northern Ireland and other contexts; To inform policy makers involved in peacemaking in local and international institutions.

Department specialisms

Consumer Law; Constitutional Law; Contract Law; European Law; Discrimination Law; Public Law; Emergency Law in Northern Ireland; Medical Law.

Information for international students

This unit favours an international approach to legal research. International students should visit the university's website (www.ulster.ac.uk) or contact the university and ask to be sent an international student handbook.

Fees and funding

DEL, VCRS.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72 months
full time
36 months

MPhil

part time
48 months
full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Professor Cath Collins
Email
c.collins@ulster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)28 9036 6604