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MPhil - Master of Philosophy

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The production of world-leading and internationally excellent research in Human Rights, Governance, Criminology and Criminal Justice, and Common Law explains why the School of Law at Queen's is now rated as one of the leading centres of legal research in the UK. Postgraduate education is an integral part of the life of the School, which plays host to a strong and dynamic postgraduate community. Research undertaken is currently shaping global and local debates within legal scholarship. Queen's postgraduates reap exceptional benefits. Unique initiatives, such as Degree Plus and Researcher Plus bolster our commitment to employability, while innovative leadership and executive programmes alongside sterling integration with business experts helps our students gain key leadership positions both nationally and internationally.

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2 years

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The minimum academic requirement for admission to a research degree programme is normally an Upper Second Class Honours degree from a UK or ROI HE provider, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University.

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Steeped in heritage with roots as far back as 1845, this world-class university located in the heart of Belfast is part of the prestigious Russell Group of the UK’s 24 leading research-intensive universities – placing it alongside Oxford and Cambridge. Alongside a superb reputation for research, it’s also 9th in the UK for overall student experience (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2017). More than 23,000 students from over...more

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