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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas


Course type


Course Summary

Our staff are experts from across all areas of the law, supervising top-calibre international research students.


Our academic staff supervise international research students across all areas of the law. Thesis of up to 100,000 words.


  • Commercial and competition law
  • Criminal law and criminal justice
  • Family law
  • Intellectual property
  • International law
  • International private law
  • Labour law
  • Legal theory
  • Private law
  • Public law.

Different course options

Full time | University of Glasgow | 3 years | 14-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


3 years

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Entry requirements for PhD study are generally a first class honours degree and/or a Masters degree. Students must also submit a research proposal, CV, references and a piece of written work.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. The university is part of the prestigious Russell Group, and is one of only two universities in the UK to be awarded a 5 Stars Plus by the QS University Rankings 2017. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The...more

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