Law MPhil/PhD

Location Stoke-on-Trent Campus
Duration 6 Years
Course start January, June
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Stoke-on-Trent CampusPart-time2018/19 Academic YearApply Direct
Stoke-on-Trent CampusPart-time2019/20 Academic YearApply Direct

Course outline

In depth exploration of a research question involving personal research undertaken over 12-72 months (depending on mode of study) under the expert guidance of a supervisory team in Law.

Course content

Undertaking a project of around 80,000 words under expert supervision, exploring your topic and producing a thesis from your research in preparing for your viva in which you will defend your thesis.

MPhil (40,000 words) minimum registration 1.5-2 years

PhD (80,000 words) minimum registration 2.5-3 years

Entry requirements

Please contact Susan Jenkinson at Staffordshire University Law School.

Employment opportunities

Higher degrees are often required for senior positions in business and industry.  Many students undertake research degrees with a view to a career in education/academia.

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