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LLBInternational Law

Nottingham Trent University
United Kingdom, Nottingham
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Overview

In this degree you will study an exciting range of domestic and international law topics relevant to our global society. You’ll explore global politics and gain the skills that are needed in a changing business climate, both in the UK and overseas.

Why study this course?
It is recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board as a Qualifying Law Degree.
You have the option to study abroad your third year.
You can take part in our International Summer School Scheme.
The Foundations and Challenges of International Relations module will introduce you to topics such as
the historical background to international relations
conflict and cooperation
the role of the state
war
economics
You will 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.

Programme structure

What will I study?
Modules
Our skills-focused modules have been specially designed to develop your analytical, evaluative, reasoning, communication and problem-solving abilities. A strong focus on career planning, commercial awareness and entrepreneurship is integrated into the course and 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.

Throughout the course 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 you will choose four International Law option modules and there is also the opportunity to undertake an independent International Law research project.

Year One

Law of Contract and Problem-solving
Legal Method
Public Law and Human Rights
Foundations and Challenges of International Relations
Year Two

Criminal Law with Mooting
Land Law and Professional Advice
European Union Law and Report Writing
Law of Torts and Case Analysis
Public International Law
Year Three

This is the optional overseas study year, which is subject to availability of placements.

Year Three/Four

Law of Trusts and Applied Legal Analysis
International Law Independent Research Project or Path to Professional Practice module
Plus four optional modules (at least two of which need to be international law module) from a choice of:

Comparative Law
Commercial Law
Company Law
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Employment Law
Evidence
Family Law
Human Rights
Immigration and Asylum Law
International Competition Law
International Criminal Justice
International Human Rights
International Trade Law
Insurance Law and Practice
Intellectual Property Law
Law in Practice
Law of Armed Conflict
Medical Law
Mooting
Private International Law
United States Law
Sexuality and the Law
Sports Law
Please note that options are subject to change.

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.

Career opportunities

Your career development
A Law degree is highly valued and provides a solid foundation for a variety of careers. 93% of our 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 including an international perspective and an appreciation of the law that many employers will value, both in the UK and overseas. In the last few years our graduates have gone on to positions including:

Solicitor
Barrister
In-house Counsel
Trade Mark Attorney
Trade Union Consultant
Freedom of Information Adviser
Human Resources Officer
Investment Banker
Auditor
Victim Support Caseworker
Review and Features Editor
Quantity Surveyor
Business Development Manager
Sports Marketing Analyst.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States