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:: Calls :: The University of Surrey, School of Law is advertising a Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) PhD studentship. This studentship is available for start in January 2019. You can find more information here.

It offers a generous stipend matching the research council rate of £14,777 and cover the cost of fees (UK/EU only in this round).

Surrey’s specialisms offers PhD students the opportunity to explore a diverse range of areas. We have particular research strengths in legal philosophy and legal theory, criminal law, neuroscience and law, Chinese law, international economic law, Roman legal history, environmental law, health sciences and law, artificial intelligence and law, human rights law, and public international law. The School’s unique concentration of expertise in legal philosophy and legal theory is largely unparalleled, worldwide.

The deadline for applications is: 8am, Monday 19 November 2018.

Application process:

1. Identify and speak to a prospective supervisor. Use the School of Law staff list to identify a prospective supervisor and contact them to discuss project options before completing the application (www.surrey.ac.uk/law/people). If you have difficulty identifying a prospective supervisor, the Director of PhD Admissions may be able to help you (h.asgeirsson@surrey.ac.uk).

2. Apply to the School of Law PhD programme. You can apply for a place by clicking the ‘apply now’ button on the PhD programme page (www.surrey.ac.uk/postgraduate/law-phd). Please indicate on your application that you wish to be considered for the FASS studentship. The deadline is: 8am, Monday 19 November 2018.

Following the application deadline you may be called for an interview, carried out by two members of staff, including your prospective supervisor. If you are successful, you will be required to start your programme in January 2019.

For more information about the School of Law, please visit www.surrey.ac.uk/school-law