MPhil/PhD in Law

Programme code: RPLL

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.

Guidelines for interpreting programme regulations

Year 1
Training courses
Compulsory

1. LL500 Doctoral Research Seminar
2. Law Department lunchtime seminar series
3. One other relevant course offered by any department or other unit within the School

Year 2
Training courses
Compulsory (not examined)
Minimum of three workshops of MY530 Advanced Qualitative Analysis Workshops

Optional (not examined)
Staff Seminar Series

Year 3
Training courses
Compulsory (not examined)
PhD lunchtime seminar series

Optional (not examined)
Staff Seminar Series 

Year 4
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.