The Centre for Socio-Legal Studies welcomes applications from candidates wishing to pursue doctoral study in the field of Socio-Legal Studies. From October 2017, the programme is available on a full-time or part-time basis. Full-time study usually comprises three to four years, inclusive of research methodology training in the first year. Part-time study lasts for six to eight years.
The Centre is able to accommodate doctoral research in a wide variety of areas within the general field of Socio-Legal Studies. We appreciate applications for theoretically informed empirical research, as well as more theoretical socio-legal inquiries.
For further information, please consult the current prospectus for full details and how to apply. You may also be interested in the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies research, current research students and notes from the field pages. Our potential students page also covers details on funding.
We also offer programmes of study leading to:
- MPhil in Socio-Legal Research, a one year Masters by Research
- MPhil in Law, a one year Masters by Research.
MPhil in Socio-Legal Research and DPhil in Socio-Legal Studies programmes are wholly undertaken at the CSLS.