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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Cardiff University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-APR-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

The School of Law and Politics is a recognised leader in legal scholarship in the United Kingdom, and its size enables it to sustain a vibrant research culture.

The School of Law and Politics has a thriving postgraduate research culture. We are keen to attract and engage with the next generation of legal scholars and to encourage innovative research in a wide range of fields.

We are keen to attract the next generation of legal scholars and to encourage innovative research across a range of varied areas of Law including commercial, discrimination, medical, family and civil justice.

The School of Law and Politics offers opportunities for both full and part-time study leading to the degrees of MPhil and PhD.

Distinctive features

Each full-time research student is allocated office space in the School’s own Graduate Centre.
Research students are entitled to financial support for travel or research related to their approved subject (e.g. attending a conference or visiting a specialist library) for every year of their supervision.
Students may be offered the opportunity to undertake part-time teaching on the undergraduate programmes.
The School encourages individual diversity and promotes innovation in research.

Research

The School has four main research cluster groups related to Law:

  • Medicine, Healthcare and Society
  • Governance and Constitutionalism
  • Procedural Justice
  • Regulation of Commercial Activity.

These groups reflect our key strengths and provide a supportive community for fostering intellectual and scholarly endeavour among staff and research students.

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    30th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Cardiff University is a global institution, with over 7,900 international students from more than 130 countries.
The university welcomes applications from international students and offer specialist facilities and dedicated support to help with a student’s studies.
Cardiff came second in the 2020 Natwest Student Living Index for monthly rental costs in UK university cities, and twelfth in terms of overall living costs.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    30th out of 103 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    155 70%

    27th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    47th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    58th

    30

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