The Queen Mary University of London is accepting applications for Cloud Legal Project CCLS Studentship. The successful candidates will undertake research for a PhD degree within the field of cloud computing law under the supervision of Professor Christopher Millard, Professor Chris Reed, Professor Ian Walden, or other CCLS academics, as appropriate based on the specific research topics that are agreed.
The Queen Mary, part of the prestigious University of London, is one of the top UK research universities and a member of the Russell Group of leading UK universities.
Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.
Scholarship can be taken in the UK
Applicants should have an undergraduate degree in Law or, if not, both an undergraduate degree in another field and a legal professional qualification.
Experience in one or more relevant areas of technology law, including in-depth knowledge of relevant EU law and the domestic law of at least one EU member state, is essential. Such experience and knowledge may have been gained in academia and / or legal practice.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate strong research skills, excellent writing and editing skills, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Students will be expected to have a distinction on an LLM or equivalent qualification. In some circumstances the requirement will be applied flexibly, for example if an applicant has performed to distinction level in a dissertation or has an outstanding undergraduate qualification. In exceptional cases, vocational experience in the proposed area of research may compensate for the lack of a master’s degree, or a grade below that specified above. For example, working as a magistrate, judge, lawyer or expert for a considerable period of time, such as five years, in the proposed area of research will be taken into account. A relevant undergraduate degree in Law or its relevant equivalent qualification is necessary in all cases.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirement: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.
Studentship is open to both UK and overseas applicants.
What is the study subject?:
Studentship is awarded within the field of cloud computing law.
The necessary course level:
Studentship is available to undertake PhD degree programme.
How much is the scholarship award?:
The award will cover all tuition fees whether at the Home/EU rate or the overseas rate. It is therefore open to both UK and overseas applicants. In addition, the recipient will receive an annual stipend grant of £27,500 per annum.
How to apply this scholarship?:
Only applicants who have completed the online application process to the PhD programme prior to the funding submission deadline will be considered for funding.
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