PhD Studentships - Birmingham Law School

Location
United Kingdom
Posted
Jan 16, 2018
Closes
Apr 09, 2018
Sector
Law
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time
Details

Law PhD / PhD by Distance Learning / MPhil / MJur

* Find out more about 2 new Law Doctoral Scholarships*

For more than 85 years, Birmingham Law School has made a major contribution to teaching and scholarship. Our academic staff are among the country's most eminent legal scholars and provide a supportive research culture that encourages and facilitates research activities.

As well as providing expert supervision from an experienced member of staff, the School cultivates a friendly and supportive environment for its community of research students. In 2014-15 there are 70 students engaged in research degrees in the School.

The PhD programme requires you to research and write a thesis of 80,000 words with supervision from academic staff, the work should make an original contribution to knowledge. Full-time students are expected to complete their work within three years.

The MPhil programme requires you to research and write a 60,000-word thesis under the supervision of a member of academic staff. Full-time students are expected to complete their work within two years.

The MJur programme requires you to research and write a 40,000-word thesis under the supervision of a member of academic staff. Full-time students are expected to complete their work within one year.

The programmes can be studied on campus or by Distance Learning.

 

Research interests of staff: 

  • Banking Law, Banking Regulation
  • Civil Law (including French & German Law)
  • Commercial Law & International Commercial Law
  • Common Law
  • Comparative Law
  • Conflict of Laws; Private International Law
  • Constitutional Law; Administrative Law
  • Contract Law
  • Criminal Evidence and Justice
  • Criminal Law (inc. Criminology; International Criminal Law; Criminal Justice; Restorative Justice)
  • Development Law
  • Disability Law
  • Environmental Law
  • European Union Law
  • Family Law
  • Gender, Sexuality and law
  • Global Legal Studies
  • Health Care Law; Medical Law; Mental Health Law; Bioethics
  • Human Rights; Civil Liberties
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law
  • International Economic Law
  • International Sale of Goods
  • International Trade Law
  • Judicial Administration (operation of courts and judicial appointments)
  • Jurisprudence; Legal Theory
  • Law and Religion
  • Legal Education
  • Legal Responses to Terrorism
  • Property Law; Land Law
  • Restitution
  • Socio-Legal Studies; Law and Society
  • Tort Law
  • Transnational Justice

 

Funding applications for College scholarships are now open for 2018 entry. 

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