School of Law

Fees and Funding

Postgraduate taught students are responsible for arranging their own funding to cover fees and living expenses. It is best to apply early for your course, giving yourself the maximum amount of time to look for available funding.

The University's postgraduate funding webpage provides information on current scholarships available from the University, as well as other sources of funding.

Home/EU students

Government loans for masters courses

The Government offers postgraduate student loans of up to £10,609 for students studying a taught or research masters course.

For further details and eligibility criteria please visit the University's financial support webpages.

LLM scholarships

For 2019 entry, the School of Law is offering the following scholarships for LLM study:

  • Up to five LLM scholarships of 20% towards tuition fees for University of Nottingham undergraduate students
  • Up to six scholarships of 20% towards tuition fees for students from specific Chinese universities

Full details

  • You must apply in the usual way for LLM study and meet the entry criteria
  • The scholarships are for study an LLM programme commencing in September 2019
  • Scholarships are payable only to students who are self-funded and do not have their tuition fees paid by an external body or organisation
  • You need not apply separately for the scholarship – it will be assessed at the point you are made an offer of study

Eligible Chinese universities

  • China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL)
  • East China University of Political Science and Law (ECUPL) 
  • Fudan University 
  • Jilin University 
  • Peking University (aka Beijing University) 
  • Renmin University 
  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University 
  • South West University of Political Science and Law (SWUPL) 
  • Sun Yat-sen University 
  • Tsinghua University 
  • Wuhan University
  • Xiamen University
  • Zhejiang University
  • Dalian Maritime University


The current fees for our postgraduate courses can be found on the Student Fees and Finance website.

International students

For further information about funding opportunities for overseas students, please see the international applicants website.

Graduate School

The Graduate School provides step-by-step guides and useful links to help you find the funding you need.



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