|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.
This Qualifying Law Degree has an applied, practical focus. It provides a sound grounding in English Law, which allows you to progress on to further legal training and also addresses the foundational areas of crime and criminal justice.
Why choose this course?
It is recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board as a Qualifying Law Degree.
You will study specialist topics in relation to victims, offenders and specific crimes.
You can take part in our International Summer School Scheme.
You will gain a Certificate in Professional Practice by undertaking mini-placements during vacations.
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 learn 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 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 analytical, evaluative, reasoning, communication and problem-solving abilities. We have integrated a strong focus on career planning, commercial awareness and entrepreneurship into the course. In the final year there is a Path to Professional Practice module. This 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 following in order to achieve a Qualifying Law Degree:
Solicitors Regulation Authority
Bar Standards Board.
This will be complemented by specialist Criminology modules covering a range of topics.
Law of Contract and Problem Solving
Public Law and Human Rights
Explaining Criminal Behaviour
Introduction to Criminal Justice
Criminal Law with Mooting
Law of Torts and Case Analysis
European Union Law and Report Writing
Policing in a Democratic Society
Path to Professional Practice or Independent Research Project
Land Law and Professional Advice
Law of Trusts and Applied Legal Analysis
Year Three Optional modules
One of the following Law option modules:
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.
- The Law in Practice module may be selected in place of but not together with the Independent Research Project.
Two Criminology option modules choice of either:
Options Group 1
Drugs, Crime and Violence
Gender, Crime and Criminal Justice
Options Group 2
Options Group 3
Young People, Crime and Justice
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.
Your career development
A Law degree is highly valued and provides a solid foundation for a variety of careers. 91% of our Law 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 this LLB course you will gain a host of transferable skills and an appreciation of the law and criminal justice system 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.
We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.