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Ph.D. On Campus

Law

Cardiff University

36 months
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About

The School of Law and Politics has a thriving postgraduate research culture. We are keen to attract and engage with the next generation of legal scholars and to encourage innovative research in a wide range of fields in the Law degree from Cardiff University.

Overview

The School of Law and Politics  from Cardiff University is a recognised leader in legal scholarship in the United Kingdom, and its size enables it to sustain a vibrant research culture.

The School of Law and Politics offers opportunities for both full and part-time study leading to the degrees of MPhil and PhD in Law.

Distinctive features

  • Each full-time research student is allocated office space in the School’s own Graduate Centre.
  • Research students are entitled to financial support for travel or research related to their approved subject (e.g. attending a conference or visiting a specialist library) for every year of their supervision.
  • Students may be offered the opportunity to undertake part-time teaching on the undergraduate programmes.
  • The School encourages individual diversity and promotes innovation in research.

Programme Structure

The School has four main research cluster groups related to Law:

  • Medicine, Healthcare and Society
  • Governance and Constitutionalism
  • Procedural Justice
  • Regulation of Commercial Activity
  • These groups reflect our key strengths and provide a supportive community for fostering intellectual and scholarly endeavour among staff and research students.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There are no official closing dates. We ask that completed applications are submitted for consideration at least 3 months before your requested start date.

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • detailed research proposal of about 5,000 words. Read our guidance on how to write a research proposal.
  • title
  • introduction
  • clear statement of research problem and research questions
  • review of key literature
  • proposed methodology
  • proposed contribution (why your research is valuable and to whom)

Tuition Fee

Tuition fees status is determined during the processing of applications, so we are unable to confirm this in advance or advise on fees status decisions.

Living costs for Cardiff

628 - 1066 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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