Research degrees: MPhil/PhD

The School has strong research groups which offer research supervision for MPhil and PhD programmes in the following areas:

  • Corporate and Commercial Law
  • Criminal Justice
  • Insolvency and Corporate Law
  • Regulation and the Law (including Human Rights)
  • Health Law
  • Legal Education.

In addition to several other areas where we have smaller groups of researchers, including Sports Law, Family Law, Property Law and Civil Justice, where we can also offer supervision. Visit our course finder for the full range.

Professional Doctorate

This professional doctorate (in one of three fields of professional activity – education, law, and social sciences) is a three year part-time modular programme. The programme of study can best be viewed as a single research project that is developed in stages.

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