|Location||United Kingdom, Birmingham|
|Nominal duration||3 years|
|Tuition fee||£12,000.00 per year|
Postgraduate diploma (or higher)
(1.) Applicants for a PhD will usually need to have an MA, MSc or MPhil degree that has given them the specialist knowledge of the major academic literature, theories and frameworks and awareness of current practice to enable them to challenge conventional wisdom in their proposed field of study. (2.) They also need to have experience of research methods and design. (3.) Applications for research degrees are assessed on the following criteria: that the proposed research seems likely to satisfy the academic requirements of a research degree; that the proposed research is feasible in practical terms; that you seem likely to be able to cope with the academic demands of a research degree; that the School is able to provide the appropriate supervisory expertise and resources. Once assessed, you will be either invited to a formal enrolment interview or asked to revise your application and resubmit it.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take verified copies of the entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
In addition to the above requirements, where English is not your first language, you must be able to furnish satisfactory evidence of a level of attainment in English language commensurate with study at Masters Level at Birmingham City University. In most cases, a TOEFL score of at least 575 or an IELTS score of at least 6.5 average or 6.0 in all bands or an alternative qualification evidencing an equivalent competence in English will be required.
See more about the programme at: www.bcu.ac.uk/courses/law-phd