The Visiting Research Student Scheme is for doctoral research students who are pursuing studies at another institution but wish to undertake research at the School of Law as part of their doctoral work. The minimum period of registration is two months and the maximum is one year.
Please allow up to four weeks for application to be processed; where possible you should give at least three months’ notice prior to application.
We also welcome a number of academics on our Visiting Scholars programme.
Depending on your area of research, one of the following fee bandings will apply:
You will be notified which fee banding applies to you at point of offer.
To apply, email a completed Visiting Research Student application form [DOC 78KB] to firstname.lastname@example.org. In addition to the application form, you will be asked to submit the following documents:
You should clearly indicate your reasons for wishing to undertake research within the School of Law.
The annual deadlines for applications are:
Please note: Start dates for visiting research students currently fall in January, April and September. Dates outside of this are currently not available. Start dates may be subject to change due to bank holidays etc.
Visiting Research Students are registered by the college as Associate Students. You will have access to the same range of facilities as standard PhD students including:
Visiting Research Students are not entitled to apply for funding for travel grants and conferences or studentships of any kind.