We offer MPhil and PhD research degrees in a range of topics linked to staff expertise in Law. Our staff are recognised as experts in their fields, and have produced a number of influential books, journal articles and edited collections, and won funding for a number of prestigious research projects.
We are proud to be part of a developing research culture, which creates a rich and stimulating environment for staff and students. We have a series of links to a number of other centres in our University and the wider community and our own research units the Justice and Communities Research Unit and the International Law Unit. We host and participate in a variety of research oriented events, including Faculty and Departmental research seminar series.
Career development and training
Our PhD in English Language and Linguistics will not only give you support and scope for developing a thesis on a topic of your choice, but we are also committed to offering you training both within our Department and at University level. Within our Department we offer sessions on a range of subjects including:
* writing up a paper for publication
* placing an academic article
* giving a conference paper
* style in the doctorate
* updates on research methods and literature searches
* internet training
* editing skills for doctoral research
* subsequent monograph publication
* dealing with festivals, agents, and publishers.