PhD Studentships in Law at Queen Mary University of London in UK, 2014/15

The School of Law is offering a number of PhD Studentships at Queen Mary University of London in UK. The award will cover all tuition fees whether at the Home/EU rate or the overseas rate as well as recipient will receive an annual maintenance grant. The award is for new applicants looking to enroll at the beginning of the coming academic year, in September 2014 (or, in exceptional circumstances, the following January 2015 – for example, for current UK LLM students who will only graduate in November 2014). Therefore, existing PhD students who have already enrolled prior to September are not eligible to apply for the award. The application deadline is December 2, 2013.. The School of Law offers PhD supervision in a number of areas of legal research. The School of Law is offering a number of Studentship Awards. To be eligible, applicants must submit a research proposal relevant to an area of law that the School of Law possesses academic expertise in, and thus can offer doctoral supervision. However the School of Law’s overriding priority is the strength of a candidate’s application and will consider offering studentships in connection with any area of legal scholarship. The School of Law encompasses the Department of Law and the Centre for Commercial Law Studies..  Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD degree level at Queen Mary University of London.
The research areas of this scholarship are: The Department of Law is particularly keen to support studentship applications in the areas covered by its Research Centres: Criminal Justice Centre Centre for Culture and Law Centre for Law and Society in a Global Context Immigration Law The Department of Law has expertise in: Class Actions Comparative Law Competition Law Corporate Governance Criminal Law Criminology Environmental Law Equity, Trusts and Property Law European Union Law Immigration, Asylum and Rights of Ethnic Minorities International Human Rights Legal Theory and Legal History Legal Pluralism Medical Law Public International Law Public Law The Centre for Commercial Law Studies Research Areas The Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) has expertise in: Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Banking and Finance Energy Law European Union Law Intellectual Property Law (including Patents and Trade Mark Law) Private International Law Insurance Law International Economic Law Information Technology, Media and Communications Law Property Law Tax Law
Who can apply to this scholarship? The award is for full time postgraduate PhD research students only.
· The award will cover all tuition fees whether at the Home/EU rate or the overseas rate. It is therefore open to both UK and overseas applicants. In addition, the recipient will receive an annual maintenance grant.
· Applicants should be aware that the School of Law PhD programme has various entrance requirements which applicants are expected to meet, including academic performance requirements relating to previously taken taught postgraduate degrees in a law or law
· related subject.
· The award is for new applicants looking to enroll at the beginning of the coming academic year, in September 2014 (or, in exceptional circumstances, the following January 2015 – for example, for current UK LLM students who will only graduate in November 2014). Therefore, existing PhD students who have already enrolled prior to September are not eligible to apply for the award.
Benefits of the scholarship: The award will cover all tuition fees whether at the Home/EU rate or the overseas rate. It is therefore open to both UK and overseas applicants. In addition, the recipient will receive an annual maintenance grant.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: The award is renewable over three years of study while in full time enrollment, subject to satisfactory annual progress reports.
Number of scholarships: The School of Law is offering a number of Studentship Awards.

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