We offer intensive subject-specific supervision, training in legal research methodologies and core skills, and opportunities to participate in research seminars and an annual postgraduate conference.
This Law (by Research) at the Newcastle University offers you the opportunity to study in one of the oldest established law schools in the country: Newcastle Law School. We provide a stimulating international academic environment that brings together staff and students from a variety of backgrounds.
The School is part of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS) and all postgraduate research (PGR) students are members of the HASS Graduate School. The Graduate School organises a comprehensive training programme for postgraduate students that covers research techniques, professional/key skills and provides support for personal development.
Research in the Law School
The promotion of high quality, internationally recognised research is a primary objective of the School. Fostering an intellectual, vibrant PGR culture is central to this aspiration. Our academic staff have interests in aspects of legal research which range across the discipline, and beyond; domestic and international, doctrinal and theoretical.
- Environmental Regulation
- Finance and Financial Law
- The Newcastle Forum for Human Rights and Social Justice
- 36 months
- 72 months
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We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts
DisciplinesLegal Studies View 30 other PhDs in Legal Studies in United Kingdom
- A 2:1 honours degree and/or a master's degree, or international equivalent, in law or a related subject.
International18000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18000 GBP per year during 36 months.
EU/EEA4407 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4407 GBP per year during 36 months.
- Full time: £4,327
- Part time: £2,164
Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studentship awards include fees at the UK/EU rate for the three-year duration of the PhD and an annual tax-free stipend normally of £16,000.Awards will normally be taken up in October 2015
Project DescriptionApplications are invited for this national PhD studentship competition for 3 year awards from individuals with a strong academic record who wish to develop a career in primary care research. Awards are offered at all the partner Universities within the SPCR: Bristol, Cambridge, Keele, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham Oxford, Southampton and University College London.In Newcastle primary care research is located in the Institute of Health and Society and our work aims to help people to live better for longer as they age. We have four research themes: healthy lifestyles in older age, multiple conditions and end of life care in older age, dementia, and shared decision-making. Students interested in doctoral study in Newcastle, in any of these areas are encouraged to make contact before submitting an application.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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