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Ph.D. On Campus Online

Law

Birmingham City University

36 months
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About

Law PhD students from Birmingham City University, benefit from regular supervision meetings with academics who are experts in their field; and have the opportunity to become members of our proactive research community made up of academics, postgraduate researchers and external partners.

Overview

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

Programme Structure

Research Areas:

  • 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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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. 

Tuition Fee

TBC

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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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