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PhD by Professional Practice 2 - Law

Manchester Metropolitan University

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Manchester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN, OCT

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

OVERVIEW

The PhD by Professional Practice is designed for candidates who are established professionals and creatives engaged in professional practice in any discipline. Where the candidate is still working towards their portfolio of outputs, the programme lasts 3 years full time or 6 years part time.

RESEARCH CULTURE

Manchester Law School’s general research focus is on the operation and impact of law in society. Our work is collaborative and impactful; we work with practitioners and researchers from a range of disciplines to undertake research that has an impact across a diverse range of legal fields. We have particularly strong connections with barristers’ chambers and solicitor firms in the North West and across the UK. These connections ensure that our research is professionally relevant and informed by the latest practical developments in legal education and training.

COURSE STRUCTURE

This course is research based. You will independently conduct research into your own topic or a topic that we advertise. Your supervisory team will offer expert guidance throughout your studies and review work in progress. Each year, you will follow a programme of training and development to enhance your research methods, subject-matter expertise and professional skills.

CAREER PROSPECTS

To date, our graduates are engaged in academic careers in universities around the globe and hold senior strategic posts contributing to the sustainability of international economies and professional communities. We provide extensive opportunities for networking, as well as a comprehensive training programme. These networking and development opportunities will provide you with the confidence and expertise to pursue senior roles as practitioners or researchers.

Tuition fees

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£ 16,000per year

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

University information

Manchester Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, Manchester, M15 6BH, England

The university welcomes a diverse international student population of over 3,500 students from more than 120 countries around the world.
Each year a range of welcome events are organised to help new students settle into university, explore the city and prepare for academic studies.
English courses can help to build language confidence and knowledge of UK culture. Students can study at the university's British Council accredited centre.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    54th out of 103 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    121 55%

    54th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    61st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    81st

    36

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