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PhD opportunities

Discover our PhD opportunities. We offer flexible modes of study designed to fit your needs.

Why study with us

98% of our research is of international standing (Research Excellence Framework 2021, combining 4*, 3* and 2* submissions – Law).

Fees and funding

The University allocates around 150 entry awards each year in PhD studentships and bursaries, so there are many ways to access PhD funding.

How we support you

You'll receive support from the School of Law and the Doctoral and Researcher College, the University's hub for all doctoral activity.

Find your PhD supervisor

Our School comprises renowned experts from across the main fields of domestic, European and international law.


Our research

Our academics undertake a wide variety of research, much of which has produced a tangible impact beyond the University.


Life in the School

You’ll work alongside other PhD students and research staff, and contribute to our research outputs.