Postgraduate Study

Scholarship opportunities

The White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities

The White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities (WRoCAH) is a Doctoral Training Partnership of the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York. It is responsible for the distribution of AHRC-funded studentships for these universities and for the coordination of a doctoral training programme.  WRoCAH is able to offer over 50 AHRC studentships per year to candidates with a place for doctoral study at the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield or York.

Applicants for an AHRC studentship must have applied for a place of study in an eligible School, Department or Centre and may only apply for funding at one of Leeds, Sheffield or York. The studentship application form and details of how to apply are only available from the WRoCAH website:


Russell Group Universities Postgraduate Study Roadshow

We are hosting an event at the University of York on Wednesday 5 November 2014, 12.00 noon - 4.00 pm. Come along and find out your options for postgraduate study. For more information about the Russell Group Universities Postgraduate Study Roadshow.


Opportunities of the highest quality

Our relatively small size makes for a vibrant and closely integrated community where scholarly enquiry is actively supported and able to thrive. Our aim is to ensure that your postgraduate experience is characterised by a high standard of learning and research.

We offer a growing range of postgraduate programmes, led by a dynamic team of experienced academics, who are committed to the best methods of legal education.

New starting Autumn 2014

LLM in the Theory and Practice of Clinical Legal Education

For more information please contact Richard Grimes, Director of Clinical Programmes                                                

We currently offer three taught LLM courses:

Note: we also offer a graduate entry two year LLB (Senior Status) programme for students with a first degree in a different discipline who want to study for an English law degree. LLB Law (Senior Status)

MPhil / PhD

We also welcome proposals for supervised research MPhil / PhD degrees in a wide range of areas. See:


The 2014 University postgraduate prospectus is also available to download.

You can also request a paper copy.

How to apply

Applications for postgraduate courses in Law are handled by Postgraduate Admissions. Application forms and other information are available on their website.

For further information about funding for the academic year 2015-16 please see the Postgraduate study pages.