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Enhance your career prospects by pursuing a research degree in Law

  • Awaiting Funding Decision/Possible External Funding
    Awaiting Funding Decision/Possible External Funding

About This PhD Profile

Profile Description

The Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law has a thriving community of around 30 doctoral students and provides a supportive and friendly environment in which to pursue a research degree in law.

Duration

MPhil - 2 years FT/4 years PT
PhD - 3 years FT/6years PT

Study a PhD or MPhil in law to:
• Pursue a career in academia or research
• Explore an individual topic in depth
• Acquire extensive and specialised research skills
• Enhance your career prospects

We welcome applications from well-qualified candidates whose research interests correspond to our areas of expertise focused around:
• Children's and young people's rights
• Common, contract and commercial law
• Comparative law
• Criminal law and the law relating to terrorism, cyberterrorism and counter terrorism
• Environmental and energy law
• European Union law
• Human rights law
• International shipping and trade law
• Legal philosophy
• Law and neuroscience
• Oil and gas law
• Public and constitutional law (domestic, regional and international)

Case Study
Phatsi Mabophiwa
“Attaining a doctorate has been my long-term aspiration. My research explores what young people (aged 11-16 years) understand about their rights and responsibilities.

The best part of my research is that I get to work with children and young people - they possess a very sophisticated appreciation of matters that affect them. I absolutely love what I do!

For more information and to apply visit http://www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/research/law/lawpgr

Funding Notes

This programme is waiting to hear about funding for the next session, or external funding will be applied for once a suitable candidate is selected. Applications are welcome - please see programme details for further information.

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