Disability Law & Policy (PhD, full-time and part-time)

College of Business, Public Policy, & Law,
School of Law

Course overview

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.

Programmes available

PhD (Disability Law & Policy ), full-time
PhD (Disability Law & Policy ), part-time

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.

Areas of interest

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.

Researcher profiles

See staff list here.

Find out more

Prof Gerard Quinn
Centre for Disability Law & Policy,
School of Law,
National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland.
T +353 91 493 014
gerard.quinn@nuigalway.ie

PAC code

PhD (full-time), GYK06
PhD (part-time), GYK07

Current project

See the Centre's website

Fees for this course

EU: €4,275 p.a. 2014/15 inclusive of levy

Non-EU: €13,250 p.a. 2014/15

Ph.D. EU Full time programme:  €4,275 p.a.

Ph.D. EU Part time programme:  €2,250 p.a.

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