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Law, PhD, MPhil

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

About

In the Law programme from the University of Strathclyde, a PhD requires three years of study and an MPhil requires one year of study.

The Graduate School

The Graduate School is a friendly and supportive study environment for all our research students studying subjects within Humanities & Social Sciences.

Our staff will support you through your studies and you'll become part of a community of students who get involved with out workshops, seminars and competitions.

Postgraduate Certificate in Researcher Professional Development (PgCert RPD)

Our PgCert RPD programme aims to ensure you get the most out of your current research activities at Strathclyde and help you prepare for your future career as a researcher.

We'll help you recognise and develop your transferrable skills that'll have a positive impact on your research, now and in the future.

Careers

We have a great careers service that can help you with everything from writing your CV to interview preparation.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    • You can apply for a postgraduate research degree at any point in the year.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      • MPhil - 1 year
      • PhD - 3 years
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

You can study either option in any of our main research groups:

  • Access to justice & the provision of legal services
  • Constitutional & administrative law
  • Dispute resolution
  • Environmental law & governance
  • Human rights
  • Migration Law & Governance
  • Law, crime & justice
  • Law, technology & regulation
  • Scottish private law

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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:

    73

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

During the application you'll be asked for the following:

  • your full contact details
  • your research proposal of 1,500 to 2,000 words in length. 
  • transcripts & certificates of all degrees
  • your CV
  • proof of English language proficiency if English isn't your first language. For postgraduate studies, we require a minimum overall IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent (the test must be taken within two years of the application date)
  • two references, one of which must be academic
  • funding or scholarship information

By filling these details out as fully as possible, you'll avoid any delay to your application being processed by the University.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13550 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4327 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4327 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Rest of UK: £4,327

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 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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