Phd in Law

  • Law
  • £4000-£5000
  • Per Semester
  • EEA
  • 3-4 years
  • On campus

Leicester School of Law is a research-led department committed to producing the highest quality scholarship while recognising the important relationship between excellence in research and in teaching. It is consistently ranked in the top 20 of UK law schools.


PhD students complete an independent research project under the guidance of a supervisory team. The research is normally completed over a maximum period of 3.0-3.5 years (full-time) or 6.0-6.5 years (part-time/distance learning).

The University offers PhD and MPhil supervision in areas compatible with the research interests of our academic staff including:

Civil Justice and Criminal Justice Systems
Commercial Law
Criminal Law
Employment Law
European Union Law
Family Law
Healthcare Law
Human Rights
International Law

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

  • University Name :

    University of Leicester

    Course Started On :

    January - June, July - December

    Course Type :

    Part-time, Full-time

    Course Fee :


    Course Sem/Year Type :

    Per Semester

    Apply On :


  • Course Location :


    Course Language :


    Type Of Education :

    On campus

    Duration :

    3-4 years

    Type of Degree :



  • Entry requirements

    Applicants must hold a UK undergraduate (Bachelors) degree with at least first class or upper second class honours or an equivalent qualification from a recognised overseas institution, and should normally have completed, or be about to complete a Masters course in a similar subject area to your proposed research, with an average mark above 60% in the course and at least 65% in the dissertation.

  • Work Experience

    No Work Requirement