Law, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    11900
    Tuition (Year)
    4195
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language

About

Here at Anglia Law School, you値l find staff who are experienced in most areas of law, including business law, corporate governance, international law, sports law, property law, environment, planning and land management, and human rights.

We値l allocate you two supervisors suited to your area of research, with additional staff members available if necessary, and provide you with a rich and stimulating environment in which to conduct your research.

Accreditation

Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Average duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      PhD: 2-5 years (full-time), 3-6 years (part-time).

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

Programme Structure

Anglia Law School has strong links to research networks in Anglia Ruskin and the wider community. We also host and take part in many other research events, including regular Faculty and departmental research seminars, which will allow you to present your research in a safe and supportive setting. These events, along with our online environment, will help you connect with other research students from a range of disciplines.

All your subject-specific studies will be enhanced and supported by our University-wide training sessions, where you値l gain important research expertise in areas like ethics, presentations, intellectual property and digital scholarship.

Lecturers

Our permanent supervisory staff are recognised as experts in their fields, and have produced a large number of influential books, journal articles and edited collections. Our expertise in law includes:

Dr Penny English: cultural property law; issues of archaeological heritage.

Professor Rob Home: environmental law; planning and land management.

Dr Oriola Sallavaci: criminal law; the law of evidence; comparative criminal law and procedure; EU law; criminal justice; criminology; forensic sciences.

Leonardo Valladares Pacheco de Oliveira: international contracts; international trade law; international commercial arbitration.

John O'Leary: sports law.

Tom Serby: sports law, legal education, business, employment, criminal law.

Andrew Gilbert: family law and policy.

Julia Ramsay: insolvency.

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

MPhil: You値l need a Bachelor degree orequivalentwith first or upper second class honours, in a related subject area.

PhD: You値l need a Master degree orequivalentin a related subject area.

Please note we consider most candidates for PhD with progression from MPhil. If you want to apply for direct entry to the PhD route, you値l also need to provide academic justification for this with your application.

If English is not your first language, you'll require a minimum IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum of 5.5 in each component (or equivalent test). If you don't meet our English language requirements, we offer arange of courseswhich could help you achieve the level required for entry.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 11900 International
  • GBP 4195 EU/EEA
UK & EU students, 2017/18 (per year, part time)

  • 」2,098

Funding

For advice on funding and scholarships please visit our finance pages for postgraduate students and researchers. Where available, the ARU jobs search lists research positions/scholarships.


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.