You will need: a minimum classification of 2.1 in a first degree (or equivalent); and, preferably, a Masters degree (or Masters degree pending); and (if English is not your first language) appropriate English Language qualifications (you will normally be required to achieve minimum IELTS scores of 6.5 or equivalent). You will also need to have the commitment and motivation to undertake a sustained programme of independent and self-directed study and training as a researcher.
Months of entry
Course contentBased within our Westminster Law School our research programme in Law supports work within the core areas of law including:
Commercial, Banking and Corporate Law;
Criminal and Comparative Law;
EU Law and Competition Law;
Entertainment, Media and Intellectual Property Law;
International Trade Law;
and Maritime and Transport Law.
We also support work within interdisciplinary fields such as:
Law and Geography;
Law and Literature;
Law and Philosophy;
Law and Society;
Law, Gender and Sexuality.
We especially welcome applications that encourage an interdisciplinary and critical approach to research.
Information for international students
If English is not your first language you must demonstrate English language skills to the equivalent of IELTS 6.5 at commencement. We will then expect you to undertake courses to develop your English language competence to the equivalent of IELTS 7.0 in your first year of study.
Fees and fundingPlease find details of fees and the range of funding opportunities (including studentships) available through the University on our website.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Research Admissions
- +44 (0)20 7911 5731