Edinburgh V Manchester for PhD


I have not been here in ages! I'm currently doing my Master's at King's College. I want to know which University is a better (reputation) place to carry out Phd studies- Edinburgh or Manchester. I have been in touch with both schools and they seem to be interested in my proposal and capable of providing appropriate supervision. But which University is better? Long term goal is to be a Prof in Africa.

Regards

I have not been here in ages! I'm currently doing my Master's at King's College. I want to know which University is a better (reputation) place to carry out Phd studies- Edinburgh or Manchester. I have been in touch with both schools and they seem to be interested in my proposal and capable of providing appropriate supervision. But which University is better? Long term goal is to be a Prof in Africa.

Regards
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I have not been here in ages! I'm currently doing my Master's at King's College. I want to know which University is a better (reputation) place to carry out Phd studies- Edinburgh or Manchester. I have been in touch with both schools and they seem to be interested in my proposal and capable of providing appropriate supervision. But which University is better? Long term goal is to be a Prof in Africa.

Regards


They are both good universities but I would say Edinburgh is a far more prestigious university and far better ranked. That said it will depend what area of law you are doing your PhD in as the reputation of universities in particular areas of law will vary.

<blockquote>I have not been here in ages! I'm currently doing my Master's at King's College. I want to know which University is a better (reputation) place to carry out Phd studies- Edinburgh or Manchester. I have been in touch with both schools and they seem to be interested in my proposal and capable of providing appropriate supervision. But which University is better? Long term goal is to be a Prof in Africa.

Regards</blockquote>

They are both good universities but I would say Edinburgh is a far more prestigious university and far better ranked. That said it will depend what area of law you are doing your PhD in as the reputation of universities in particular areas of law will vary.
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I have not been here in ages! I'm currently doing my Master's at King's College. I want to know which University is a better (reputation) place to carry out Phd studies- Edinburgh or Manchester. I have been in touch with both schools and they seem to be interested in my proposal and capable of providing appropriate supervision. But which University is better? Long term goal is to be a Prof in Africa.

Regards


Edinburgh without a doubt.

<blockquote>I have not been here in ages! I'm currently doing my Master's at King's College. I want to know which University is a better (reputation) place to carry out Phd studies- Edinburgh or Manchester. I have been in touch with both schools and they seem to be interested in my proposal and capable of providing appropriate supervision. But which University is better? Long term goal is to be a Prof in Africa.

Regards</blockquote>

Edinburgh without a doubt.
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What of Edinburgh or King's?

What of Edinburgh or King's?
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law01

King's! I find it a bit odd to suggest the Edin is better than Manchester....especially since he wants to work in Africa which has a similar legal system with UK, but not with Scotland.....

King's! I find it a bit odd to suggest the Edin is better than Manchester....especially since he wants to work in Africa which has a similar legal system with UK, but not with Scotland.....
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Scotland is part of the UK. It said yes to the referendum last year remember? (Poor Alex Salmond). But thanks!

All the best

Scotland is part of the UK. It said yes to the referendum last year remember? (Poor Alex Salmond). But thanks!

All the best
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law01

Scotland is part of the UK. It said yes to the referendum last year remember? (Poor Alex Salmond). But thanks!

All the best


Scotland though has a different legal sustem, hence why people doing an LLB in Scotland are required to do the GDL if they want to continue in England or Wales for an LPC or BPTC

<blockquote>Scotland is part of the UK. It said yes to the referendum last year remember? (Poor Alex Salmond). But thanks!

All the best</blockquote>

Scotland though has a different legal sustem, hence why people doing an LLB in Scotland are required to do the GDL if they want to continue in England or Wales for an LPC or BPTC
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Yes but PhD is research specific. Unlike the practice/academic based LLB, PhD is purely academic. It's based on the research area and I will like to think that someone who wants to go back to Africa won't choose a research topic about Scottish law

Yes but PhD is research specific. Unlike the practice/academic based LLB, PhD is purely academic. It's based on the research area and I will like to think that someone who wants to go back to Africa won't choose a research topic about Scottish law
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law01

Yes but PhD is research specific. Unlike the practice/academic based LLB, PhD is purely academic. It's based on the research area and I will like to think that someone who wants to go back to Africa won't choose a research topic about Scottish law


yes you are right on this, hence why i found it the earlier response which was a clear-cut 'edinburgh without a doubt' odd! i think it would be more appropriate to ask what the poster what is his research proposal on, before saying anything more!

ps: i know you were not the one who made that comment, im just clarifying my position :)

<blockquote>Yes but PhD is research specific. Unlike the practice/academic based LLB, PhD is purely academic. It's based on the research area and I will like to think that someone who wants to go back to Africa won't choose a research topic about Scottish law </blockquote>

yes you are right on this, hence why i found it the earlier response which was a clear-cut 'edinburgh without a doubt' odd! i think it would be more appropriate to ask what the poster what is his research proposal on, before saying anything more!

ps: i know you were not the one who made that comment, im just clarifying my position :)
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verazu

Edinburgh is better

Edinburgh is better
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