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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas


Course type


Course Summary

This research degree incorporates a programme of supporting studies designed to develop knowledge and skills of all aspects of the research process, including the funding and dissemination of research. This will ensure that you have the necessary expertise to successfully complete your doctoral programme and lay sound foundations for your future career. Participation in academic conferences, seminars and external networks will cultivate contacts, skills and knowledge essential for successful research practice. These abilities are also transferable to a wide range of other careers. Researchers are also invited to take part in our own Research Conferences giving you the opportunity to present your work and discuss with other researchers at NTU. There are some opportunities for research students to prepare for an academic career by teaching undergraduate students or supervising laboratory work, and students may take part in the Introduction to Learning and Teaching in Higher Education training programme.

Proposals for a wide range of legal areas are accepted including: Conflict, Rights and Justice; Legal Education and Legal Practice; Environmental Law; Health Law and Ethics; Advocacy; Intellectual Property Law; Sports Law and Business and Insolvency. During your research you will be supported by a dedicated supervision team with both specialist knowledge in your field of activity and experience of successful doctoral supervision. You will also have full access to student support centres, financial advice, careers advice, language support, disability support, counselling and an accommodation service.

Different course options

Full time | City Centre Campus | 4 years | DEC-17

Study mode

Full time


4 years

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

You will need: a minimum of a first or second-class degree or a Master's degree in a relevant discipline and / or evidence of motivation and ability to conduct research at higher degree level.

University information

Nottingham Trent University won University of the Year at the Times Higher Education Awards 2017, as well as winning Modern University of the Year in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018 Situated in Nottingham - voted the second best city for students in the UK - Nottingham Trent University consists of 3 large campuses: City Site, Clifton and Brackenhurst. NTU offers almost 200 taught courses and has a wide range of...more