The Kingston PhD will develop your skills and knowledge, and hone your specialism. A PhD will increase your professional credibility, whether you are planning a career in academia or as a professional researcher. Through your thesis you have the opportunity to make a distinct and original contribution to knowledge in the fields of enquiry which interest you the most.
The Department's expert academic team includes National Teaching Award winners and Fellows from the Higher Education Academy.
At Kingston University you will have the support of a small and close-knit academic and postgraduate community to help you achieve your academic goals. You will have access to an expert academic supervisory team, as well as training and teaching opportunities.
You will have the chance to present your PhD research to (and receive feedback from) the entire Department of Law as you develop your ideas.
The high calibre of Kingston University's students and alumni provide excellent networking opportunities.
Your PhD supervision will be highly specialised to your needs and interests. In addition the course is delivered in a flexible format, so you can choose a full or part-time programme according to what suits you best.
Kingston University's Department of Law provides a supportive study environment with excellent facilities and access to a wide range of electronic study materials – on campus or off. The University's London location provides both a peaceful study setting and easy access to the city centre.
The award for teaching excellence included specific praise for the inclusivity and accessibility of the University's courses.