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AHRC funding

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Apply for a PhD studentship for your doctoral study funded by the Consortium for Humanities and the Arts South-East England (CHASE) and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

At our School of Law you will study with leading legal experts alongside students from across the world. We are committed to delivering high-quality teaching which is supported by our research across a huge range of legal fields from public law to human rights and informed by our international outlook.

We offer six undergraduate LLB courses which are all 'qualifying', letting you proceed straight onto the professional stage of training to become a solicitor or barrister. Our wide range of LLM courses include the longest established human rights law course in Europe. We also offer you numerous opportunities to put what you learn straight into action through a range of extra-curricular activities at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Why we are special

  • Global outlook
  • Strong research
  • Teaching excellence
  • International community
  • Leading experts

News and events

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Check out our news section section for the latest information about publications, research excellence, awards and achievements by our staff and students.

Study abroad

Study Abroad

As well as a range of study abroad options, you can also learn about both the French and English legal systems through our LLB English and French Laws (with Maîtrise/Master 1).

Careers and skills

Develop the skills you need for your future career within our School. We offer unique opportunities like our Essex Law Clinic and Essex Street Law to help you get experience and improve your CV.