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  • Qualification

    MPhil - Master of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Chester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    MAY-21, SEP-21, OCT-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

The University of Chester Law School provides a rich and supportive environment for postgraduate research and welcomes students wishing to undertake research towards MPhil and PhD awards.

Established in 2004, the Law School is at the cutting edge of legal education with an optimistic, forward-looking atmosphere – ideal for those wishing to undertake innovative research. The Law School has benefited from large-scale, continuing investment and boasts excellent, modern facilities, fully available to all students based in the School. The Law School also has strong external links to the local legal community in Chester.

Research Areas

The Law School has 11 members of staff with a range of expertise, drawn from academic, research and practice backgrounds. Postgraduate students pursuing research degrees at the School of Law benefit from both the research and supervisory experience offered by staff members.

Previous postgraduate work includes a study of the implementation of restorative justice within criminal justice systems. Current postgraduate work includes the development of the Poor Law in the early 20th Century; assessment experiences of undergraduate law students with specific learning difficulties; gendered experiences of lawyers in relation to the Shared Parental Leave legislation; the impact of the introduction of positive action in relation to BME football coaches in the UK.

Tuition fees

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£ 13,308per year

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

University information

University of Chester

  • University League Table

    94th

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

A beautiful, historic and exciting city lies at the heart of the student experience. Chester offers a welcoming community with plenty to keep students busy.
With over 15,000 students from 130 countries, Chester provides a vibrant, diverse and safe location for an ever-growing number of international students.
International students can choose from over 200 courses across all levels, all with an emphasis on how practical learning increases employability prospects.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    70th out of 103 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    115 52%

    63rd

    24
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85 85%

    20th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    70th

    8

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