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Postgraduate study

PhDs in Law and Criminology

We invite applications for research study in any of our areas of expertise:

  • Applied Human Rights
  • Clinical and Professional Education
  • Criminal Justice Institutions
  • Enabling Vulnerable Groups
  • Good Governance and Democracy
  • Access to Justice and the Rule of Law

We are a very practice-oriented Department which emphasises the applied nature of our research that impacts on professional practice; academic practice; policy and practice; and the development and exchange of knowledge within a range of practice contexts. We are inclusive of research, evaluation, scholarly activity and project work that is embedded within a culture of enquiry and evaluation.

Funding notes

Scholarships may be available on a competitive basis in this area.

How to apply

Information on entry requirements, fees and other costs can be found on our online prospectus.

For general enquiries about our PhDs in Law and Criminology, please contact fdsresearch@shu.ac.uk

 

MA and LLM in Applied Human Rights

The centre hosts the MA and LLM in Applied Human Rights which explores law, politics, media and social science with first-hand experience of working in human rights. It offers opportunities to work alongside international human rights organisations and practitioners in the field. Chose the course below to find out more.

Students from Helena Kennedy Centre in Africa

MA Applied Human Rights

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Sheffield Hallam University students at the UN in Geneva

LLM Applied Human Rights

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