PhD in Law (Institute of Advanced Legal Studies) University of London, School of Advanced Study
Undertaking doctoral research allows you to develop in-depth knowledge while making a meaningful contribution to your chosen field.
With guidance from our expert supervisors, you'll carry out extensive independent research culminating in a thesis of up to 100,000 words. The areas covered by the Institute’s expertise cover a broad range of law, policy and crime.
The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies offers doctoral research supervision in the following areas:
- Company Law
- Comparative Law
- Criminal Law and Evidence
- Energy Law
- European Criminal Law
- Financial Crime
- Financial Services and Regulation Law
- Gender, Sexuality and Law
- Information Law and Policy
- Law and Society
- Legal Education
- Legislative Studies / Law Reform
- Public Law and Regulation
This degree presents the opportunity to gain expertise in your area of interest while also honing a range of transferable skills. By completing this course, you'll be well prepared for specialist career paths both within academia and beyond.