CSLS Students

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 and DPhil in Socio-Legal Studies programmes are wholly undertaken at the CSLS.

If you have any further queries please see the frequently asked questions page. You can also contact Professor Fernanda Pirie, the Director of Graduate Studies for the Centre.



Full information and advice on how to apply can be found on Graduate Admissions