University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Law

At the School of Law, based at the Portsmouth Business School, we are committed to a research strategy that underpins our teaching and builds on the research interests of our law staff. This in turn ensures that we can give high quality support to our undergraduate and postgraduate students when they engage in their legal research. Our researchers sit on the editorial boards of several journals and have published in well regarded journals such as European Journal of International Law, International and Comparative Law Quarterly, Journal of World Energy and Business Law. They regularly present papers at major conferences including the Society of Legal Scholars and the Association of Law Teachers.

Entry requirements

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD: Please contact the department for details of entry requirements. All shortlisted applicants are subject to interview. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 7.0 with no component score below 6.5.

Course modules

Research areas encompass a wide range of theoretical, methodological and doctrinal approaches in law including: Clinical legal education Constitutional law Corporate governance Discrimination law Employment law European law Family law Policing, Crime and Investigation, Risk, Security and Counter Fraud Youth, Crime and Social Justice

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time October 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (EU) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time October 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time October 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time October 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time October 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (England) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time October 2019 14,700 per Year 1 (International) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time October 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time October 2019 2,780 per Year 1 (EU) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time October 2019 2,780 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time October 2019 7,350 per Year 1 (International) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time October 2019 2,780 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time October 2019 2,780 per Year 1 (England) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time October 2019 2,780 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time October 2019 2,780 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time February 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time February 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (England) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time February 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (EU) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time February 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time February 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time February 2020 14,700 per Year 1 (International) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time February 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time February 2020 2,780 per Year 1 (England) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time February 2020 2,780 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time February 2020 2,780 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time February 2020 7,350 per Year 1 (International) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time February 2020 2,780 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time February 2020 2,780 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time February 2020 2,780 per Year 1 (EU) 6 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site PO1 2UP South East

Get in touch

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Key information

Contact: 
Research Team - Faculty of Business and Law
Telephone number: 
02392844032