Research course

Law

Institution
University of Glasgow · College of Social Sciences
Qualifications
PhDLLM by research

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for PhD study are generally a first class honours degree and/or a Masters degree. Students must also submit a research proposal, CV, references and a piece of written work.

Entry requirements for the LLM by Research are generally a good 2.1 degree or equivalent. Students must also submit a research proposal, CV and references.
It is strongly advised (and essential if funding is sought) that applicants contact a member of staff working in their planned research area to discuss the proposal and application.
Read our advice about writing a research proposal for postgraduate study in law.

Months of entry

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

Course content

Our staff are experts from across all areas of the law, supervising top-calibre international research students.

Our academic staff supervise international research students across all areas of the law.

Research themes:

  • Commercial and competition law
  • Criminal law and criminal justice
  • Family law
  • Intellectual property
  • International law
  • International private law
  • Labour law
  • Legal theory
  • Private law
  • Public law

Find out more about our research activities.Our academic staff supervise international research students across all areas of the law.

Research themes:

  • Commercial and competition law
  • Criminal law and criminal justice
  • Family law
  • Intellectual property
  • International law
  • International private law
  • Labour law
  • Legal theory
  • Private law
  • Public law

Find out more about our research activities.

Information for international students

English Language requirements for applicants whose first language is not English. Please also see the international page.

Fees and funding

Please see the postgraduate research scholarships.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
60 months
full time
36 months

LLM by research

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details