|Study location||United Kingdom, Nottingham|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 years|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
At least 1 reference(s) should be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Why choose this course?
This course is recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board as a Qualifying Law Degree.
You will have the opportunity to study abroad and take part in our International Summer School Scheme.
You can gain a Certificate in Professional Practice by undertaking mini-placements during vacations.
You will have the opportunity to undertake a work placement or clinical legal education.
Students benefit from our renowned expertise in mooting. You will take a mooting module and can get involved in international and national mooting competitions for which we have a winning track record.
You can join our thriving Law Society, Lex, and get involved with a range of sporting, social and networking activities.
You will study in outstanding facilities, including a suite of authentic mock courtrooms and mooting rooms.
Upon graduation you can apply for entry to our Legal Practice Course or Bar Professional Training Course which is the next stage of training to become a solicitor or barrister.
96% of our law school graduates are employed or engaged in further study six months after leaving (DLHE Survey Undergraduate results 2012-13).
93% of Nottingham Law School students are satisfied with the quality of their course (NSS 2014) This is higher than the national average for an undergraduate law course.
What will I study?
Our skills-focused modules have been specially designed to develop your:
A strong focus on career planning, commercial awareness and entrepreneurship is integrated into the course. In the final year there is a Path to Professional Practice module which provides a transition to the next stage of professional legal training if you wish to pursue a legal career.
In the first two years you will study compulsory foundation modules required by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and Bar Standards Board in order to achieve a Qualifying Law Degree.
In your final year there is an extensive range of optional Law modules. You will be encouraged to focus upon your future career at this time and will be able to select combinations that best reflect your interests and aspirations.
Law of Contract and Problem Solving
Law of Torts with Problem Solving
Public Law and Human Rights
European Union Law and Report Writing
Year Two (pathway one)
Criminal Law with Mooting
Land Law and Professional Advice
Law of Trusts and Applied Legal Analysis
Commercial Law and Negotiation
You can choose from the following optional modules:
Public International Law
Year Two (pathway two)*
You will study the following half-year modules:
Law of Trusts
You will also do half a year on one of the following:
Placement in Professional Practice
Student Law Office
*This pathway will have a competitive selection process.
You will undertake the Path to Professional Practice or an Independent Law Research Project module.
Students may take both Path to Professional Practice and the Independent Research Project (which is also available as an option choice) if they wish.
You will also choose five modules from the following options:
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Critical Legal Thinking
Immigration and Asylum Law
Intellectual Property Law
International Commercial Insurance Law
International Competition Law
International Criminal Justice
International Human Rights
International Trade Law
Law in Practice*
Laws of Armed Conflict
Public International Law
Sexuality and The Law
United States Law.
Please note that options are subject to change.
*The Law in Practice Module may be selected in place of but not together with, the Independent Research Project.
All our LLB courses operate within a common framework. This not only ensures consistently high standards but also means that should your circumstances change then we are normally able to facilitate a change in your programme and study mode. You should discuss any request to change course with your personal tutor.
Your career development
A Law degree is highly valued and provides a solid foundation for a variety of careers. 93% of our Law Full-time graduates are employed or engaged in further study six months after leaving (Latest DLHE Survey undergraduate results 2011/12)
If you complete your LLB with us and gain a 2.2 or above we will guarantee you a place on our excellent Legal Practice Course for intending solicitors. If you are interested in a career as a barrister there is the also the opportunity to progress on to our highly-regarded Bar Professional Training Course.
A Law degree doesn’t just have to lead to a career as a solicitor or barrister however. On our LLB course you will gain a host of transferable skills and an appreciation of the law that many employers will value. In the last few years our graduates have gone on to positions including:
Trade Mark Attorney
Trade Union Consultant
Freedom of Information Adviser
Human Resources Officer
Victim Support Caseworker
Review and Features Editor
Business Development Manager
Sports Marketing Analyst.
Of those available for work (HESA 2009 / 10).