University of Lincoln

University of Lincoln

Law

Research students are welcomed into a cross-disciplinary, collaborative academic community where they are encouraged to conduct research with the support of a dedicated supervisory team. Students will join a dynamic postgraduate community with access to structured training, research forums and networks. Training will develop the research skills that will benefit their study and future career. Students will be encouraged to present findings at conferences and symposia and some students have the opportunity to undertake undergraduate teaching with the School, following appropriate training. Applications are encouraged from students who wish to conduct research into any of our specialist areas of expertise, including EU law, international law, commercial law, dispute settlement and civil justice procedures, human rights and humanitarian law, environmental law and criminal justice.

Entry requirements

For MPhil entry, applicants should possess a good Honours degree (2.1 or above) or a Master's degree with significant law element. For direct PhD entry, applicants should possess an appropriate Master's degree or MPhil.

Course modules

Areas of research include: civil liberties; European social law and policy; international economic law; dispute settlement; environmental law; animal welfare law. Work is also being conducted in comparative law and the pedagogy of legal teaching.

Assessment methods

Students are required to demonstrate adequate and appropriate progress on an annual basis. Final assessment is by viva voce examination of a research thesis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,300 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (EU) 5 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (England) 5 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,650 per Year 1 (International) 5 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 5 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 5 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 5 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,300 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,650 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lincoln (Main Site) Lincoln LN6 7TS East Midlands

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