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Law, MPhil/PhD

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Lincoln, United Kingdom
The Law programme from University of Lincoln offers access to structured training, research forums, and networks. Training provides the opportunity to develop research skills which may be beneficial during the course and in future employment.
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Overview

 Students of the Law programme from University of Lincoln are encouraged to present findings at conferences and symposia, and some may have the opportunity to undertake undergraduate teaching with the School, subject to proper training.

We encourage applications from students who wish to conduct research into any of our specialist areas of expertise, including EU law, international law, commercial law, dispute settlement and civil justice procedures, human rights and humanitarian law, environmental law, and criminal justice.

Career and Personal Development

Law graduates have career prospects both within and outside of the legal profession. Lincoln Law School’s connections with legal practice provide opportunities for engagement with practising solicitors and other professionals.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
    • Duration description
      • MPhil: 1.5-3 years 
      • PhD: 2-4 years
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description
      • MPhil: 2-4 years part-time
      • PhD: 3-6 years
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Current research is focused on:

  • Civil liberties
  • European social law and policy
  • International economic law
  • Dispute settlement
  • Environmental law
  • Animal welfare law

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • First or upper second class honours degree or a Master’s degree with a significant law element. 
  • Direct entry onto the PhD may be available with an appropriate Master’s degree or MPhil. 
  • Please note, applicants may be asked to attend an interview.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14100 GBP per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4407 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4407 GBP per year and a duration of 18 months.
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Part-time

  • Home/EU: £2,204/year
  • International: £7,050/year

Living costs for Lincoln

  • 660 - 1140 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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