Entry requirements

During the application you'll be asked for the following:

  • your full contact details
  • transcripts and certificates of all degrees
  • proof of English language proficiency if English isn't your first language
  • two references, one of which must be academic
  • funding or scholarship information
  • research proposal of 1,500 to 2,000 words in length, detailing the subject area and topic to be investigated

Months of entry

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

Course content

You can study a PhD or an MPhil in Law.

A PhD requires three years of study and an MPhil requires one year of study.

You can study either option in any of our main research groups:

You also have the option of studying in any area in which our staff have expertise.

For more information on department expertise and general information please see the course page.

Information for international students

Please see the English language requirements.

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,195 p/a
International students
EU £4,195 p/a Non EU £12,500 p/a

Please see the website and the scholarship search.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Law School
+44 (0)141 548 3738