Disability Law & Policy
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.
PhD (Disability Law & Policy ), full-time
PhD (Disability Law & Policy ), part-time
Applications are made online via the NUI Galway Postgraduate Applications System.
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.
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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.
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Fees: Non EU
EU Part time: Year 1 [2020/21] €3,575. p.a.
Prof Gerard Quinn
Centre for Disability Law & Policy,
School of Law.
T +353 91 493 014