Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary University of London


Research areas include: Criminal justice; legal theory and legal history; cultural diversity and law; immigration law; class actions; comparative law; competition law; corporate governance; criminal law; criminology; environmental law; equity, trusts and property law; European Union law; immigration, asylum and rights of ethnic minorities; international human rights; legal theory and legal history; medical law; public international law; public law.

Entry requirements

Applicants require a distinction on an LLM or equivalent qualification; in some circumstances the requirement is applied flexibly, for example if an applicant has performed to distinction level in a dissertation or has outstanding undergraduate qualification; in exceptional cases, vocational experience in the proposed area of research may compensate for the lack of a Master's degree, or a grade below that specified above; for example, working as a magistrate, judge, lawyer or expert for a considerable period of time, such as 5 years, in the proposed area of research may be taken into account; a relevant undergraduate degree in law or its relevant equivalent qualification is necessary in all cases; applicants whose 1st language is not English are required to provide proof of proficiency in English as part of the application process.

Sponsorship information

PhD Studentships: School of Law; PhD Intellectual Property: Herchel Smith Scholarships; PhD Graduate Teaching Assistantships (GTA); for full details including deadlines, criteria, how to apply etc, please visit the college's website.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 - 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 6 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Mile End Tower Hamlets E1 4NS South East

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Key information

PhD Admissions Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7882 8214