Faculty of Humanities School of Law PhD Scholarships 2017, University of Manchester, UK

Publish Date: Dec 08, 2016

Deadline: Mar 10, 2017


  • The award will cover tuition fees plus annual maintenance grant of £14,296
  • Available to UK, EU and international students who have made application for one of our PhD programmes by 10 March 2017 (current students are not eligible for this funding)
  • You must hold a First Class Honours/ High 2.1 or equivalent in your undergraduate degree and a distinction/high merit or equivalent in your postgraduate degree
  • You must be a self-funding student, e.g. you are not sponsored
  • Deadline for applications: Friday 10 March 2017 

Further information 

Successful candidates who have a suitable postgraduate qualification will register onto the PhD Law/Criminology programme and the Scholarship will continue for three years, on condition that they continue to reach the milestones required for progression to the following year.

Successful candidates who do not possess a suitable postgraduate qualification but wish to undertake postgraduate research in law/criminology/bioethics will register in the first instance for the MPhil and are expected to upgrade to PhD for two further years. 


An application for the research degree programme with all supporting documentation must be received in the School by 5pm on Friday 10 March 2017 at the very latest if you do not already hold an offer for a study place with us. Please note that this is a strict deadline and applications received after 5pm on Friday 10 March 2017 will not be included in the competition. Incomplete applications will also not be considered.

How to apply 

  • Download the Funding Declaration Form 

Minimum entry requirements

  1. For PhD programmes the minimum entry requirements are an Upper Second Class Honours degree with minimum grade averages of 65% (or overseas equivalent) in Law or a relevant discipline, and a Masters degree at Merit level with overall average marks of 65% in taught modules and a minimum mark of 65% in the dissertation/research element (or overseas equivalent) in Law or a relevant discipline, plus prior research training at postgraduate level. 
  2. Students whose first language is not English are required to hold a minimum overall score of 7 in the IELTS test with 7 in writing and no subsection below 6.5. 

For more information click "Further official information" below.

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