Taught course

Professional Doctorate in Law

University of West London · School of Law and Criminology
PhD by taught

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree in your chosen subject area.

Months of entry


Course content

The Professional Doctorate in Law provides an alternative to the traditional PhD. It has been designed to appeal to legal practitioners and those engaged in professions which demand practical understanding and application of the law to explore the relationship between practice and knowledge in the workplace.

Information for international students

International students need to meet our English language requirement at either IELTS at 7 or above, TOEFL paper based test score at 600 or above, TOEFL computer based test score at 250 or above, TOEFL internet base test score at 100 or above.

Contact our International Office to find out what international qualifications you need to get onto a course.

Fees and funding

UK students
GBP £3,995
International students
GBP £11,500

Qualification and course duration

PhD by taught

full time
36 months

Course contact details

Course Information
0800 036 8888