Research programmes

Birmingham Law School offers three different postgraduate research programmes:

  • PhD – 3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
  • MPhil – 2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
  • MJur – 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

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. A range of scholarships and funding opportunities are available to support doctoral research.

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.

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Law PhD / PhD by Distance Learning / MPhil / MJur

For over 85 years Birmingham Law School has made a major contribution to teaching and scholarship. Our academic staff are amongst the country's most eminent legal scholars and provide a supportive research culture that encourages and [more...]

 

87 AHRC PhD Scholarships for 2015/16

 

Enquiries

Postgraduate Administrator
Birmingham Law School
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
United Kingdom

 

law-research@bham.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0) 121 414 6282
Fax: +44 (0) 121 414 3585