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Master's Excellence ScholarshipsMinimum of £3,000 in tuition fee discounts available.

Law (PhD/MPhil)

PhD 3 years, MPhil 2 years (full-time) / opportunities available (part-time) / n/a (distance / e-Learning)

Programme Description

Cardiff Law School offers opportunities for both full and part-time study leading to the degrees of MPhil and PhD. The School has four main research cluster groups: Medicine, Healthcare and Society; Governance and Constitutionalism; Procedural Justice; and Regulation of Commercial Activity. These groups reflect our key strengths and provide a supportive community for fostering intellectual and scholarly endeavour among staff and research students. Cardiff Law School is a recognised leader in legal scholarship in the United Kingdom, and its size enables it to sustain a vibrant research culture.

Special Features

Research Areas

We can offer supervision in a wide range of legal subjects including:

Important legal information

The programme information currently being published in Course Finder is under review and may be subject to change. The final programme information is due to be published by July 2016 and will be the definitive programme outline which the University intends to offer. Applicants are advised to check the definitive programme information after the update, to ensure that the programme meets their needs.


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