Entry requirements

2:i undergraduate degree, plus evidence of ability to conduct independent and original research.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Research interests of staff cover a wide range of topics in which specialised supervision is offered. The school offers an international perspective on law within a broad contextual approach which entails understanding and teaching law as a social phenomenon.

The Law School welcomes applications for Research Degrees from both home and overseas students.

The Research degrees offered by the Law School are:

LLM by Research
This involves a thesis of up to 40,000 words.

MPhil
This involves a thesis of up to 60,000 words.

PhD
This involves a thesis of up to 80,000 words.

The minimum lengths of registration for these degrees are PhD (3 years), MPhil (2 years) and LLM (1 year).

Nine research clusters: Contract, Business and Commercial Law; Comparative Law and Culture; Development and Human Rights; Gender and the Law; International and European Law; Law and Humanities; Legal Theory; Governance and Regulation; Empirical Approaches. The Law School’s research is rooted in the twin themes of law in context and the international character of law.

Department specialisms

Law (International; Labour; Housing; Environmental; Constitutional; Commercial, Competition and Intellectual Property; Sports; Pensions; Media and Telecommunications); Legal Regulation of Transnational Companies; International Trade and Investment, Human Rights, Feminist Legal Theory, Development, Legal Education, EU Law.

Information for international students

English Language requirement: IELTS 7.0, Band B. For more guidance on English language requirements please visit this page.

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,270 (full-time)
International students
£17,050 (full-time)

For more information on funding please visit our Postgraduate fees and funding page.

Qualification and course duration

MPhil/PhD

full time
36-48 months
part time
Up to 84 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pgadmissions2@warwick.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)24 7652 4585