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LLBLaw with Psychology

Nottingham Trent University
United Kingdom, Nottingham
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Overview

This appealing Qualifying Law Degree provides a broad spectrum of skills and enables you to progress on to further legal training to become a solicitor or barrister. Nottingham Trent University’s Psychology department is renowned for its British Psychological Society-accredited teaching and you will combine your study of Law with current Psychology modules, developing your research capabilities.

Why choose this course?
It is recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board as a Qualifying Law Degree.
You will explore Psychology as a science, including legal, social and developmental psychology.
Students have the option to take part in our International Summer School Scheme.
You can 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 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. This will be complemented by specialist Psychology modules covering a range of topics.

Year One

Law of Contract and Problem Solving
Legal Method
Public Law and Human Rights
Introduction to Psychology Research Methods
Year Two

Criminal Law with Mooting
Law of Torts and Case Analysis
European Union Law and Report Writing
Social and Lifespan Developmental Psychology
Cognitive and Biological Psychology
Year Three

Path to Professional Practice or Independent Legal Research Project
Law of Trusts and Applied Legal Analysis
Land Law and Professional Advice
Professional Practice in Psychology
Studies in Legal Psychology
Plus one Law option module:

Commercial Law
Company Law
Comparative Law
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Critical Legal Thinking
Employment Law
Evidence
Family Law
Human Rights
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
Medical Law
Mooting
Public International Law
Sexuality and The Law
Sports Law
United States Law.

  • The Law in Practice module may be selected in place of but not together with the Independent Research Project.

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. 91% of Nottingham Trent University Law graduates* from full-time undergraduate courses were employed or undertaking further study six months after leaving (*of those available for work, DLHE 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 Psychological research skills that many employers will value. 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