Based within our Westminster Law School our research programme in law supports work within the core areas of law including commercial, banking and corporate law; criminal and comparative law; EU law and competition law; international law; human rights; entertainment, media and intellectual property law; international trade law; public law; and maritime and transport law. We also support work within interdisciplinary fields such as law and geography; law and literature; law and philosophy; law and society; law, gender and sexuality. We especially welcome applications that encourage an interdisciplinary and critical approach to research.
Applicants should have a minimum classification of 2.1 in their first degree or equivalent and a master's degree with merit or distinction with 65% or above in their dissertation. Applicants whose first degree has not been studied in English should have IELTS 7.0 overall. Applicants need to submit a research proposal of 2,000–3,500 words. It should include a title of proposed research, identify discipline and formulate research questions clearly. It should also include proposed research methodology and plan of work and time schedule. References are normally required and if not provided with your application will be requested at a later date.