PhD - Aston Law School at Aston University, Birmingham - UCAS

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Course summary

At Aston Law School our PhD programme is designed to train Doctoral students who aspire to become future academics or professional industry researchers. Aston Law School Research at Aston Law School addresses a wide variety of disciplinary and interdisciplinary themes. Aston Law School welcomes applications for PhD study. We have a strong record of PhD completions. Our staff have the expertise and enthusiasm to supervise PhD study across a range of areas. Recent topics have included:

  • international labour rights
  • international dispute resolution
  • proprietary restitution
  • reliance-based private law claims
Research environment PhD students who are studying at Aston Law School become part of an exciting and vibrant research environment. At Aston Law, our approach is to develop strong connections between supervisors and PhD students, which is integral for the development of a successful PhD. Ultimately, each PhD project will be different and unique to each student, but students will have the support they need to develop as a researcher and successfully to defend their PhD. Our PhD students will also have the opportunity to study and form relationships with the wider community of PhD students across the College of Business and Social Sciences. A number of events are organised, both academic and social, which help to ensure that our PhD students are engaged and motivated throughout the duration of their PhD journey. All students can access up to £1,500 for presenting at academic conferences and to help further develop their research knowledge, skills, abilities and professional development.

Entry requirements

All candidates should hold the equivalent of a UK First or Upper Second Class Honours undergraduate degree from an approved university or higher education institution. They should also hold the equivalent of a UK masters degree in business, management, or the social sciences (or related disciplines) from an approved university or higher education institution, with a significant research/dissertation component, having achieved an overall grade of Merit. While neither degree needs to be directly related to your proposed subject/topic of research, you must be able to demonstrate your ability to undertake research, at an advanced level, in this field. Where candidates have successfully completed a masters degree that does not contain a significant research/dissertation component, they may be required to provide alternative evidence of their ability to undertake research at an advanced level.

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PhD - Aston Law School at Aston University, Birmingham - UCAS