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Nottingham Law School Studentships

With over 50 years' experience supporting students, the Nottingham Law School (NLS) is one of the UK's largest and most established law schools. We pride ourselves on our dynamic and personal Law School research community.


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 Studentships 2024

Applicants are welcome to submit their own proposals which align with the research expertise of our three research centres. We are particularly interested in receiving applications in the fields of corporate governance, law and religion, violence against women and girls, international law and ecocide, accountability for environmental damage, public protest and expression rights, and the relationship between law and populism. Please direct any initial queries to the Director of Doctoral Programmes,

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.

Our researchers

Browse Nottingham Law School's research staff and supervisor interests.

Ready to apply?

The application deadline is 12 noon (GMT) on Friday 12 January 2024.

Please visit our how to apply page for guidance and to make an application.