Research course

Law

Institution
Nottingham Trent University · Nottingham Law School
Qualifications
MPhilPhD

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Entry requirements

MPhil/MPhil with possibility of transfer to PhD - first or second class honours degree from UK university, or equivalent overseas degree.

PhD - Master's degree from UK university, or equivalent overseas Masters, in a subject appropriate to the proposed research. Applicants not holding these qualifications considered on their merits - professional experience, publications.

Months of entry

September

Course content

NLS has a diverse and vibrant community of postgraduate research candidates who are an integral part of our community. The School offers opportunities to study for a PhD by full-time or part-time study, and is now also available by distance learning.

Researchers in the Law School have interests in a diverse range of legal topics and use a variety of methodologies, including theoretical, doctrinal and socio-legal research. Candidates interested in pursuing a postgraduate research degree should contact the Postgraduate Research Tutor, Helen O’Nions, or the member of staff whose expertise aligns with the proposed project. Currently, members of staff have expressed interests in reviewing proposals on the follow areas:

  • Conflict, Rights and Justice
  • Legal Education and Legal Practice
  • Environmental Law
  • Medical Law and Ethics
  • Advocacy
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Sports Law
  • Business and Insolvency
  • International Criminal Law.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MPhil
    part time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PhD
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Research Administrator
Email
gsr@ntu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)115 848 8123