What Will You Study

We welcome applications for MPhil/PhD. In order to offer the best supervision experience, proposals need to be focused within one of the following areas of interest:

Law and Society, including: 

  • Medical law
  • Cyber law
  • Criminal justice
  • Critical legal theory
  • Jurisprudence
  • Legal history
  • Public law
  • Property law

 International/European Law, including: 

  • Public/private international law
  • International human rights law
  • International humanitarian law
  • Comparative law
  • International economic law
  • European law
  • EU labour law
  • Judicial independence
  • Accountability

 Business Law, including: 

  • Competition law
  • Corporate law
  • Insolvency law
  • Contract law
  • Inter-jurisdictional litigation
  • International investment law
  • Employment law 

Criminology, including:

  • Alcohol and drug use
  • Criminal careers
  • Evaluation of public sector crime and welfare projects
  • Globalisation and crime
  • Hate crime
  • Night-time economies
  • Policing
  • Policy analysis
  • Prevention
  • Punishment and criminal justice
  • Social exclusion
  • Youth leisure
  • Youth subcultures