Postgraduate research programmes
Our research students work in a wide variety of subject areas and adopt a range of different approaches to legal research (doctrinal, socio-legal/interdisciplinary and theoretical), in turn reflecting the breadth of research interests amongst the academic staff.
As a PhD Law student, you will become part of the school's primary unit system. PhD Law is a disciplinary supervised higher degree, awarded on presentation of a thesis on a specialist legal topic. view further information
MSc in Socio-legal Studies + PhD in Law
A one-year, interdisciplinary Masters degree into the study of law and legal phenomena, followed by three years doctoral training. This is achievable if a student is awarded ESRC funding . view further information
PhD Sustainable Futures
An interdisciplinary degree, into addressing the pressing social issues of sustainability and the maintenance of human well-being in the face of global rising population, limited resources, and a fragile environment. view further information
Join our community of world class research. The Law School welcomes applications from prospective students in any legal discipline where supervision can be offered.
We have lots of information available for international students to help you apply, find sources of support and settle into life at Bristol.
Funding your studies
Find out more about our range of scholarships and loans specifically for PhD applicants.
For more information and general enquiries, please contact the Law Postgraduate Admissions team:
Tel: +44 (0) 117 39 40062