Please contact the department for details of entry requirements. All shortlisted applicants are subject to interview.
If English is not your first language, you'll need English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 7.0 with no component score below 6.5.
Months of entry
January, April, October
If you're ready to take your expertise and qualifications in Law into a postgraduate research degree, Portsmouth is the perfect place to do it.
As a postgraduate researcher, you could explore how our laws and legal system shape society and affect the daily lives of people at all levels within it. Your research outputs could be used by governments, organisations and individuals in the development and implementation of new legal policies.
Recent examples of our research include our work around the law of succession and the sale of ivory in the UK. When you study for a postgraduate research degree with us, you'll make your own contribution to our exceptional work.
Support and facilities
When you join us, you'll be supported by our Graduate School, alongside your assigned supervisory team, who'll help you get the most from our facilities. The Graduate School will help you become part of our thriving, collaborative research community, and help grow your skills as a researcher through the Graduate School Development Programme, which offers training, workshops and events.
What can a postgraduate research degree do for my career?
Once you complete your postgraduate research degree, you'll be a highly-skilled researcher with the knowledge and skills to make an impact in many different industries.
Your postgraduate research qualification demonstrates to potential employers that you're an intelligent, capable and motivated person, with provable abilities and experience in critical thinking, problem-solving, project management, communication, leadership and creativity.
Please visit https://www.port.ac.uk/study/courses/pgr-law for the latest research project information.
Fees and funding
For further fee information please see: https://www.port.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-research/funding-your-research-degree
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- part time72 months
- Online learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Student Recruitment Team
- 023 9284 4032