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Key information
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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Law

Course type

Research

Course Summary

We welcome applications for PhD research degrees in all aspects of law and legal studies at the Law School. For students who wish to study for a shorter period, we also offer a two-year MPhil research degree. As a research student you will be supervised by one or more of our academic staff, meeting them every couple of weeks to discuss your research (supervision via video-conferencing is available for students who are not based in Lancaster, or indeed not based in the UK). Your supervisors will also give you guidance on preparing for conferences and writing for publication, as well as advice on academic and other careers. You will also undertake Faculty and School-based research training. You will be welcomed into a vibrant Law School, and be invited to attend the many guest lectures and seminars that we hold. We also host regular student-led seminars, arranged by the research students themselves for the discussion of work in progress. Successful applications will contain a viable research proposal, and be focused on our areas of research expertise.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

3 years

Start date

SEP-19

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

£4,035 per year for 2018/19 entry. There is slight increase in fees for 2019/20 entry. If you are studying on a programme of more than one year's duration, the tuition fees for subsequent years of your programme are likely to increase each year.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£14,630

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have an upper second class degree, or equivalent, and a viable research proposal. For entry onto the PhD a Masters degree is desirable but not essential (the Law School may take into consideration attainment in dissertation modules and relevant work or other experience).