Programme Duration – 3 years
Admission Requirements –
Prospective M.Phil/PhD students shall in addition to the requirement for LLM admission, possess the following:
(i) LL.M in Legislative Drafting of Institute; or
(ii) LL.M in Legislative Drafting from any other recognised University from the Commonwealth Law System or the United States of America; or
(iii) LL.M from any other recognized University.
A prospective student for the M.Phil/Ph.D degree may additionally be required to undergo a selection exercise. Where a candidate does not have a LLM degree in Legislative drafting, the candidate shall be required to undertake such other pre-requisite or concurrent studies as may be prescribed by the Institute.
All prospective M.Phil/PhD students shall first be admitted into the M.Phil programme.
Prospective students shall be required to provide:
- A research proposal (of not more than 2500 words including the title of the thesis, research question/ thesis abstract, outline of the study, research methodology, time frame, summary and contribution to knowledge and bibliography).
- A 'Statement of Purpose' (one to two pages long, include any relevant additional information regarding the application, such as reasons for wanting to do a PhD).
- An up to date CV.
- A copy of their LLM transcript.
*Admission is offered only to students that are not in employment and are not undertaking full-time studies elsewhere during the study period.