University of York

University of York


Research supervision available in the following areas: Business history; clinical education and legal practice; conflicts and transition; contract and commercial; corporate governance; corporate law; corporate law theory; counter terrorism; criminal law; employment law; environmental law; EU law, financial regulation; gender; housing law; human rights; insurance; law and history/legal history; medical law, law and health; property law; public and constitutional law; sociology and philosophy of law; tort law; trust law; welfare and social care. We also welcome proposals for supervised research MPhil/PhD degrees.

Entry requirements

Applicants require a UK 2.1 or international equivalent in the relevant subject. If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you are applying to.

Course modules

Assessment methods

Sponsorship information

A range of scholarships and studentships are available at postgraduate level. Some scholarships are funded by the University (such as the York Master's Opportunity Scholarship) and some are funded by Research Councils, alumni, businesses and charities.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 - 3 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 - 6 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 - 2 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of York York YO10 5DD Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Postgraduate Administrator
Telephone number: 
01904 325818