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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    MAY-22, FEB-23, MAY-23

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

Course summary

Your research will take place in the Department of Law and Criminology. We are a group of approximately 80 academics specialising in a wide range of research areas. We have research clusters in

  • Desistance and recovery
  • Criminal justice institutions
  • Human rights and social justice
  • Socio-legal studies
  • Learning and teaching

How you learn

Your supervisory team will include a Director of Studies and one or more second supervisors with expertise in your research area. Much of the work for your degree will be carried out independently, and you will need the initiative, motivation and commitment to succeed. Your supervisors will help you to define your research programme, agree any associated training requirements, and provide direction while encouraging you to develop as an independent researcher.

Future careers

Research degrees are essential qualifications for many academic careers. You will have the opportunity to develop a range of transferable skills which are applicable to many employment sectors. Successful graduates are able to progress within a wide variety of roles in the legal professions and associated fields

  • government department advisor
  • local government
  • various business-related roles
  • consultancy.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,895per year

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

University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Home to a globally diverse student community from 100 countries, Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan, and Malaysia.
Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities collaborate on a range of research and teaching projects and study exchange programmes.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working, or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    59th out of 104 4

    55th out of 105 13

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    104 47%

    73rd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%

    45th

    36
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    80th

    71
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    107 56%

    69th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50.0 50%

    52nd

    21
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    28th

    11

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