MPhil/PhD in Law (Socio-Legal Theory)

In addition to progressing with their research, students are expected to take the listed training and transferable skills courses. Students may take courses in addition to those listed, and should discuss this with their supervisor.

Year One
Training courses

Compulsory
1. LL500 Doctoral Research Seminar
2. LL4L5 Socio-Legal Theory and Practice
3. Law Department lunchtime seminar series
4. One relevant course selected from those offered by the Department for Methodology

Year Two
Training courses

Compulsory (not examined)
Minimum of three workshops of MY530 Seminar in Advanced Qualitative Analysis

Optional (not examined)
Staff Seminar Series and PhD Seminar Series

Year Three
Training courses

Optional (not examined)
Staff Seminar Series and PhD Seminar Series

Year Four
Transferable skills courses
Optional (not examined)
Staff Seminar Series

Progression and upgrade requirements

Upgrade to PhD takes place at the end of the first year, progression being conditional on submission of a satisfactory statement of the research question and a satisfactory sample chapter towards the end of the summer term.