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The University of Manchester - School of Law
Set in the second largest legal hub, the School of Law has an outstanding reputation for tackling complex problems facing society and a commitment to shaping legal policy. We have an international perspective; our links with overseas organisations allow our students to encounter the impact of our specialisms around the world.
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Researchers at the School of Law School
Our researchers are committed to making a significant contribution to addressing some of the major legal challenges facing society. Criminologists, ethicists, sociologists, socio-legal scholars are producing a wide range of scholarly and policy-oriented publications across five specialised research themes:
• Bioethics, health and law
• Crime and criminal justice
• International law
• Private and commercial law
• Regulation and social justice
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Our core research is reinforced by four centres which underpin these specialised research themes:
• ManReg: The Manchester Centre for Regulation and Governance
• Manchester International Law Centre
• CCCJ: Centre for Criminology and Criminal Justice
• CSEP: Centre for Social Ethics and Policy
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The School offers a range of opportunities:
3 years full-time or 6 years part-time
1 year full-time or 2 years part-time
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Hear about our PhD students:
Each year we invest substantially in doctoral funding. In addition, the University is highly successful in attracting sponsorship for research students from organisations which include research councils, industry, trusts and charities. A number of scholarships and studentships are also available to support your studies.
Please see our funding pages for more information.
FTE Category A staff submitted: 40.80
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