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Law PhD, MPhil - Dispute Resolution

University of Leicester

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Leicester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JUL-21, SEP-21, JAN-22, MAY-22, JUL-22

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Leicester Law School is a research-led department, recognising the important relationship between excellence in research and in teaching. Our research is recognised on a global stage, and our academics are frequent participants in legal debates and contribute to policy-making. In the Research Excellence Framework 2014, 80% of the School's research output was rated to be world-leading or internationally excellent. In terms of research power, the School ranked 11th in the country.

Law at Leicester offers supervision for the degrees of: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - full-time, part-time and distance learning; Master of Philosophy (MPhil) - full-time and part-time.

PhD description

A fourth year (full-time) or seventh year (part-time/distance learning) or the remaining part of this can be used to prepare the thesis for examination. The thesis should not normally exceed 80,000 words and must make an original contribution to knowledge and contain work of publishable quality. The thesis must then be defended in a viva voce (oral) examination before a degree can be awarded.

Tuition fees

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£ 15,520per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Leicester

  • University League Table

    38th

  • Campus address

    University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 7RH, England

More than 4,000 international students call Leicester home, sharing their cultures, faiths and ideas with each other and with students and staff across campus.
Leicester is in the centre of England with great transport links, making it easy to explore the whole country while studying there.
Want to explore further afield? Leicester has great European links – with one change of train, Leicester students can be in Paris by lunchtime.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    29th out of 104 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    134 60%

    37th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    25th

    32
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    67th

    20

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