Law - Disability Law & Policy - Research

University of Galway


Course Name Law - Disability Law & Policy - Research
Course Provider University of Galway
Course Code 1PL1 1PL2
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Doctoral (Level 10 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 10 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Galway City
Qualification Letters PhD
Application Date Applications are made online via the NUI Galway Postgraduate Applications System
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Duration PhD (full-time), 1PL1; PhD (part-time), 1PL2

PhD (Disability Law & Policy ), full-time
PhD (Disability Law & Policy ), part-time
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Entry Requirements To be eligible to enrol for the PhD, a candidate must have obtained a high honours standard at primary degree level, normally Second Class Honours, Grade 1 or equivalent international qualification.

PhD applicants who hold a Masters Degree must have obtained a high honours standard at Masters Level (H2.1 [or equivalent international qualification]) in order to enrol for the PhD.
Course Summary The Centre for Disability Law & Policy specialises in international & comparative disability law and public policy. It has a particular interest in the activities of the United Nations & disability, the European Union & disability, the Council of Europe & disability. It also has a special interest in certain themes including development aid & disability, eAccessibility, independent living & de-instutionalisation, non-discrimination law & disability, Irish disability law reform.
Research Areas UN disability law, EU anti-discrimination law, Council of Europe disability law & policy, US disability law. United Nations Convention on the right of Persons with disabilities (ratification, monitoring, implementation). Legal capacity law reform.
Further Enquiries Prof Eilionóir Flynn
Centre for Disability Law & Policy,
School of Law.
T +353 91 493 010
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