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Doctor of Philosophy

University of Waikato

Ph. D. On Campus
36 months
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38475 USD/year
6516 USD/year
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About

Turn your ideas into world-changing research. Study the University of Waikato's advanced, three-year supervised research degree in Doctor of Philosophy.

Overview

This Doctor of Philosophy degree at the University of Waikato will prepare you for a career as a legal scholar and teacher. This degree is aimed to help you develop  advanced scholarly research and writing. This PhD is appropriate if you already possess the ability to carry out research on an independent basis.

You’ll acquire a law PhD by the submission of a major thesis which can be completed in a minimum of three years. Your thesis will critically investigate an approved topic of substance and significance, and make a substantial and original contribution to knowledge.

Waikato Faculty of Law hosts two research centres: Māori and Indigenous Governance and in Environmental, Resources and Energy Law. The Centres are dedicated to generating research into law and policy in their respective fields and to answering the challenges we face in New Zealand and worldwide.

Career opportunities

  • Academic
  • Research Strategist
  • Strategic Policy Planner
  • High Court Judge

Programme Structure

  • This law PhD provides you with an exciting opportunity to be closely supervised by a panel of research experts who are internationally connected, well resourced, and benchmarked against the best in the world.The programme provides supervision in a wide variety of legal and interdisciplinary areas such as Cyber Law, Business Law and International Law.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
58
More about PTE Academic

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Statement of Research Interest
  • A Sample of your Academic writing
  • Copies of academic transcripts and certificates for qualifications held
  • Academic References
  • A copy of your passport or birth certificate

Tuition Fee

  • International

    38475 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38475 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    6516 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6516 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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