Students from the Law programme at Queen's University Belfast go to exciting careers, including as academics at law schools across the UK. Our base in Belfast gives us direct contact with the legal profession and judiciary, allowing excellent access in terms of the study of law and legal practice.
The Law programme is offered by Queen's University Belfast.
Research students are encouraged to play a full and active role in relation to the wide range of research activities within the School. You will have access to:
- A student-led Research Network
- The University's Postgraduate Researcher Development Programme
- Office accommodation with computing facilities and support to attend conferences.
- A bespoke School of Law PhD training programme
Queen's postgraduates reap exceptional benefits. Unique initiatives, such as Degree Plus and Researcher Plus, bolster our commitment to employability, while innovative leadership and executive programmes, alongside sterling integration with business experts, helps our students gain key leadership positions both nationally and internationally.
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- Human Rights
- Law and Governance
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- 36 months
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DisciplinesEuropean Law International Law Legal Studies View 30 other PhDs in Legal Studies in United Kingdom
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An Upper Second or First Class Honours degree (or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University) in law or another relevant discipline, plus a Master's degree (or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University) with an average above 60%.
Applicants with an Upper Second or First Class Honours degree (or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University) in law or another relevant discipline who are currently studying a Master’s degree (or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University) will also be considered.
Applicants with an Upper Second or First Class Honours degree (or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University) in law or another relevant discipline plus evidence of ability to conduct independent and original research will be considered on a case by case basis.
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International18000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18000 GBP per year during 36 months.
National4596 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4596 GBP per year during 36 months.
- Northern Ireland (NI) - £4,596
- Republic of Ireland (ROI) - £4,596
- England, Scotland or Wales (GB) - £4,596
- EU Other - £18,000
- International - £18,000
Living costs for Belfast
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.