Nottingham Law School Studentships
By joining the NLS as a researcher, you’ll be welcomed by an innovative and leading research community, where you’ll receive the support to achieve your potential.
NLS Legal, a unique and ground-breaking teaching law firm, provides a number of pro bono activities. Other school community activities include mooting, volunteering, work experience, overseas placements, summer schools, guest lectures, careers skills workshops, professional and networking lunches, prize giving ceremonies and much more.
We pursue innovative and high impact research, enabled by our research strategies and excellent research centres.
NTU Fully-funded PhD Studentship Scheme 2023
When making an application for a studentship, you will need to demonstrate how your proposal aligns with our research strengths, so ensure you are familiar with our research centres. Alternatively, you can submit an application for one of our dedicated research projects.
You are advised to get in touch with the NLS Director of Doctoral Programmes, Dr Helen O’Nions and/or prospective supervisors in advance of the deadline to discuss your ideas further. Open applications need to identify at least one potential supervisor.
Browse Nottingham Law School's research staff and supervisor interests.
Our research centres
Centre for Rights and Justice
The Centre for Rights and Justice (CRJ) was established in 2013. It is an inclusive Centre with a diverse membership, bringing together research, practice and scholarship, in the broad areas of human rights and criminal justice.
Centre for Business and Insolvency Law
The Centre for Business and Insolvency Law (CBIL) was founded in 2012 and brings together expertise in legal and business practice, both nationally and internationally, addressing important challenges and contributing to debates.
Centre for Legal Education
Nottingham Law School's Centre for Legal Education drives the Law School's excellence and innovation in academic and professional legal education.
Join a webinar
Join postgraduate research staff for a live webinar on Wednesday 23 November at 1 pm.
Find out about the fully funded PhD studentship opportunities in Nottingham Law School and ask any questions you may have.
Ready to apply?
The application deadline is 12 noon (GMT) on Thursday 12 January 2023.
Please visit our how to apply page for guidance and to make an application.