MPhil: minimum 12 months full time; minimum 24 months part time
PhD: minimum 36 months full time; minimum 72 months part time
LLM: minimum 12 months full time; minimum 24 months part time
Fees per academic year 2013-14
MPhil/PhD/LLM (by research) supervision is available in the areas given below. It is important to align your research along existing areas of expertise within the Law School.
Please see individual staff profiles on our website for further information on research interests.
Our programmes include intensive subject-specific supervision, training in research methodologies and core skills, and opportunities to participate in research seminars and an annual postgraduate conference.
In addition, our Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate School organises a comprehensive training programme for postgraduate students that covers research techniques, professional/key skills and provides support for personal development.
An upper-second-class Honours degree, or an international equivalent, or a Masters in Law or a related subject.
Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 7.0, with at least 6.5 in writing, TOEFL 100 (Internet-based), or equivalent.
Our INTO Newcastle University Centre can provide extra tuition to help you meet the University's English language requirements.
The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has rules for international students regarding minimum English language requirements.
Visit our postgraduate application site.
There is no closing date for this programme. However, international students applying for September 2013 entry should apply by Friday 12 July 2013 to ensure that they have time to put appropriate arrangements in place.
Further application advice is available from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.
There are two possible start dates for your research degree:
However, these dates are not mandatory and in some circumstances permission can be granted for alternative start dates.
Please note: As a formal condition of the offer to study at Newcastle University, students from outside the UK/EU are required to pay a deposit of £1,500 or submit an official letter of sponsorship for their chosen programme. The deposit payment is non refundable, but will be deducted from tuition fees upon registration.