The School of Law is a thriving academic environment committed to excellence in teaching and research. A PhD research degree at Swansea will enable you to further develop your intellectual abilities, in a professional and cosmopolitan environment which attracts students from the Far East, Middle East, Asia, South East Asia, Africa and Europe. You will be guided in your studies by internationally recognised academics and practitioners who are specialists in their chosen fields. The School prides itself on its postgraduate teaching and research activities, which have recently been commended by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education.
Students engage in a period of supervised research leading to the production of a thesis which is then presented for oral examination. The academic expertise in the School is wide-ranging and supervision may be undertaken in areas such as Criminal Law and Evidence, Human Rights Law, Environmental Law, Public and Administrative Law, European law, Commercial Law, Shipping Law, Public International Law, Ethics and Philosophy and Socio-Legal studies.
International Student Requirements:
Overseas equivalent qualifications may be considered.