Entry requirements

You’re normally expected to have a Masters degree in law although other relevant subjects such as politics, economics or history will be considered.

You can also apply for the degree if you don’t have the academic qualifications required but can show evidence of equivalent work experience.

Months of entry

January, September, May

Course content

From the effects of the internet on society to the impact of hate crimes on minority communities – Sussex Law School is a vibrant, exciting environment for doctoral research.

You benefit from first-class facilities and support, and work with researchers who engage beyond the academic community, working with NGOs, parliaments, professionals and private institutions. Our world-renowned faculty explores issues across a range of areas including:

  • environmental law
  • cyber law
  • child and family law.

Qualification and course duration


full time
48 months
part time
72 months

Course contact details

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