The School of Law supports a thriving PhD community, largely through its three main research centres: The Centre for American Legal Studies, The Centre for Human Rights and the Centre for Law, Science and Policy. We also contribute to the work of the University-wide Centre for Brexit Studies.
Why Choose Us?
- Law PhD students from Birmingham City University, benefit from regular supervision meetings with academics who are experts in their field
- Students can make use of library, ICT and social-learning space facilities at our new City Centre Campus
- Where available, students can undertake teaching opportunities, collaborate with academics, and contribute to research dissemination events taking place in the School of Law.
- We aim to enhance your academic and personal development and equip you with the skills and resources to undertake high-quality research.
- You will join a thriving research community, comprised of the Centre for American Legal Studies (CALS), Centre for Human Rights (CHR) and the Centre for Law, Science and Policy (CLSP).
- Research students, who have access to a dedicated research room, are encouraged to publish in collaboration with their supervisors and to take part in research conferences
- Human rights law
- Environmental law
- Law of the USA
- Property law
- Commercial law
- Medical law and ethics
- Employment law
- Criminal law and criminology
- Teaching and learning the law
- 36 months
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
- Apply before
DisciplinesEuropean Law International Law Legal Studies View 5 other PhDs in European Law in United Kingdom
- Applicants are required to hold a minimum of a 2:1 Honours degree, in a discipline related to law, to be considered for a PhD.
- Some PhD opportunities, such as those funded by a particular research council, may additionally require a Masters level degree.
Living costs for Birmingham
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