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Doctoral Research Degree

Law PhD (Doctor of Philosophy)

Start Dates: October
Mode of Delivery: Full-time, Part-time

Whether you are planning a career as an academic within the education sector or as a professional researcher within the public or private sectors, the Kingston Law PhD will enable you to both develop the appropriate research skills and enhance your professional credibility.

What will you study?

You will research a topic of your choice. We particularly invite applications in the areas of Legal History; Criminal Justice; Public Administration; Employment Law; and Jurisprudence/Law and Social Theory.

Your PhD thesis should be around 80,000 words and will be the subject of an oral examination in which you will show both how you have critically investigated your area of research and made an independent and original contribution to knowledge.

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New PhD Studentships

Kingston University are delighted to offer a number of university studentships for October 2015 entry. If you are interested in applying please find out more information here. Please note the deadline for applications is midday 20th March 2015.