Law Research

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MPhil/PhD

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Full Time

Graduate law students chatting
RESEARCH PROFILE
  • Current number of academic staff: 55 full time members of academic staff.
  • Current number of Graduate research students: 90.
  • Scholarships: The Dickson Poon School of Law is pleased to offer up to five exceptionally generous Law PhD scholarships, each covering the cost of fees (home/EU or overseas) and a stipend of £20,000 per annum. These extraordinarily generous scholarships are offered as part of the Dickson Poon Postgraduate Law Research Student Scholarship programme for entry during 2014-15.
  • Recent publications:
    • EU Counter-Terrorism Law: Pre-Emption and the Rule of Law.
    • A Secular Europe - Law and Religion in the European Constitutional Landscape.
    • Gurry on Confidence: The Protection of Confidentional Information.
    • Dangerous Sex, Invisible Labour: Sex Work & The Law in India
  • Current research degree projects:
    • A Comparative Study of Defamation Law & Conflict Rules on Defamation (AHRC funded)
    • The Governance & Legal Accountability of European Security (King's Continuation Scholarship funded).
    • The Dialectic of International Investment Jurisprudence (Graduate School funded).
    • The Interplay Between Public & Private Competition Law Enforcement (Centre of European Law Scholarship funded).
    • The Policing of Protest (ESRC funded).
  • International recognition: The diversity and excellence of the School's research is recognised internationally both within and outside the academic world and staff have been involved with a wide range of international and national projects - funded by the European Commission, Economic & Society Research Council, British Academy and Wellcome Trust.
KEY FACTS
Head of group/division
Dr Cian Murphy
Awarding institution
King's College London
Duration
MPhil: two years full-time; PhD: three years full-time. Students are expected to enrol in September/October when the College offers a full induction programme but January enrolment may be permitted for this programme in exceptional circumstances.
Location
Strand Campus.
Student destinations
Graduates commonly take up academic careers. Others return to legal practice with a greater ability to specialise or they may enter management and the public sector.
Year of entry 2015
Offered by
Maughan Library