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.
We have a great careers service that can help you with everything from writing your CV to interview preparation.
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
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- You can apply for a postgraduate research degree at any point in the year.
DisciplinesCriminal Law Public Law Legal Studies View 30 other PhDs in Legal Studies in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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.
International14800 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14800 GBP per year during 36 months.
EU/EEA4407 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4407 GBP per year during 36 months.
- Rest of UK: £4,407
Living costs for Glasgow
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
Due for update
Updated over a year ago
Check the official programme website for potential updates.