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Key information
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Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

Law

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Course outline

In depth exploration of a research question involving personal research undertaken over 12-72 months (depending on mode of study) under the expert guidance of a supervisory team in Law.

Course content

Undertaking a project of around 80,000 words under expert supervision, exploring your topic and producing a thesis from your research in preparing for your viva in which you will defend your thesis.

MPhil (40,000 words) minimum registration 1.5-2 years.

Employment opportunities

Higher degrees are often required for senior positions in business and industry. Many students undertake research degrees with a view to a career in education/academia.

Different course options

Full time | Staffordshire University (Stoke-on-Trent Campus) | 4 years | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

4 years

Start date

SEP-20

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Full-time research degree fees for Home/EU students are set in accordance with Research England guidance (2019/20: £4,327). A pro-rata fee is charged to part-time students.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£12,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Undertaking an LLM (taught Masters degree) before committing to a research degree in Law.

University information

Based in the West Midlands, Staffordshire University offers many different postgraduate courses across a wide range of different subject areas and study options. The main city campus is based in Stoke-on-Trent with the University’s dedicated Centres of Excellence in Healthcare Education located in Stafford and Shrewsbury. Students can study Postgraduate Certificates, Postgraduate Diplomas, Masters, PGCE or PhDs at the University, and these...more

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