The School of Law actively engages in research in:

  • Human rights law
  • Environmental law
  • Law of the USA
  • Property law
  • Commercial law
  • Medical law and ethics
  • Employment law
  • Criminal law and criminology
  • Teaching and learning the law
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Centre for American Legal Studies

CALS is a centre of excellence, with a long-standing interest in the death penalty.
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Centre for Human Rights

The CHR promotes the global protection of human rights, access to justice and the rule of law.
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Centre for Law, Science and Policy

CLSP researches the various intersections of law, science, technologies, and associated policy-making.
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Centre for Brexit Studies

The CBS supports and promotes the existing work on Brexit within Birmingham City University.
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Research degrees

Join a thriving research community. We welcome proposals for PhD study.
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Research projects

Research projects cover a number of areas of UK, EU, US and International Law.
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Further information

If you would like further information about research in the School of Law please contact Dr Haydn Davies or call +44 (0) 121 331 5264.

Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership

AHRC funding for UK/EU doctoral students

Doctoral Training Partnership

You could get a fully funded PhD, plus get extra money for living expenses through the Midlands3Cities Arts and Humanities scholarships.

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