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PhD in Law - Private Law in Context

University of York

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of York

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    Variable - to suit the learner

Course summary

Our research brings together scholars working not only on legal theory and private law, but also on regulation and public purposes in government.

Our work is structured around socially grounded and contextual themes covering a broad range of issues usually associated with public law, including:

  • Art law
  • Artificial intelligence and the law
  • Commercial trusts
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual property
  • Land law
  • Obligations

Project spotlights

  • Contract law and the legislature: autonomy, expectations, and the making of legal doctrine
  • London Assembly Property Guardians
  • Property Guardians: security for whom?

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,750per 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 York

  • University League Table

    18th

  • Campus address

    University of York, Heslington, York, York, YO10 5DD, England

Inspiring teaching delivered by leading academics, integrated with award-winning employability programmes, equips students for the international labour market.
A diverse campus community of students from over 150 countries that offers a lifelong global alumni network.
Specialist international student support includes orientation, immigration advice, Language Skills Centres, and International Pathway College programmes.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 104 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    169 76%

    16th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    25th

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    67th

    40

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