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
European Union Law
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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.
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