One piece of advice I would give prospective doctoral students of any discipline is to have a very clear idea of what you want to enact but also be aware and prepared for the fact that this will change.
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Research and writing are creative and the environment a researcher needs to flourish will be very individual. The best a university can do is to create an environment where there is space for each researcher to be creative.
If we can somehow emulate, let’s say the ‘Tutorial’ concept from the BCL course into the Indian legal education system (it’s a long shout, I know!), then we can truly have the National Law Universities/Law Schools amongst the most prestigious in the world.
I know I have also made some friends for life. I have taken up learning a new language, trying my hand at a musical instrument, abstract painting, reading books in my mother tongue etc. Bottomline: zero regrets.
The LL.M. is a broad-ranging experience so the purpose cannot be anything but subjective. Ask yourself why you want to do it and this will likely yield answers to when and where you would like to pursue it.
NUS Law is offering up to three fully funded places for its PhD programme starting August 2020.
But if studying to enhance one’s knowledge in a particular domain is the criteria, you need to break away from just looking at rankings and do more work
Debadatta Bose is currently a PhD scholar at the University of Amsterdam.
Just make sure that your topic is of interest to you. Not something that’s popular or which others think should be researched on.
Here at NUS, the research community is vibrant and very active and invites all the doctoral students to research workshops where doctoral candidates as well as faculty present their research and seek comments.
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We know that in the name of filtering for students of a certain ability, merit filters out those who could not access the education and social capital that nurtures such ability.
"Research helps you find and create knowledge, but teaching within and outside the classroom enables you to disseminate and discuss that knowledge."
Law students often believe that a doctoral degree is pursued only to undertake a career in academia or research. However, this is not necessarily true. A PhD teaches you much more than just research and writing.
"We believe that the University of Georgia School of Law can provide an excellent return on investment and we are happy that we can make it more affordable for qualified students."