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Nottingham Law School

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Law degree
Law conversion
LPC
SQE
Bar course
Postgraduate courses
Senior status law degree

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At Nottingham Law School, we are very proud of our long-established national and international reputation for excellence in legal education. We offer a complete range of innovative professional courses, informed by leading edge academic research, and by our extensive network of professional contacts. We have a long track record of commitment to corporate social responsibility and social mobility, and our mission is to deliver education and research that shape lives.

We have a dedicated careers and recruitment service for our professional and postgraduate courses, providing our students with guidance and assistance in their search for a training contract, pupillage and work experience.

Funding your study is a big investment. From alumni and launch discounts to scholarships, find out about the funding opportunities that could be available to you.


Postgraduate Diploma in Law (PGDL)

Full-time or distance learning

This course is designed for non-law graduates interested in becoming a solicitor or barrister. The Postgraduate Diploma in Law (PGDL) provides you with the foundation of legal knowledge and skills required for your legal training.


LLM Legal Practice Course (LLM LPC)

Full-time or part-time

Successful completion of all the elements of our LLM LPC will result in the award of a Masters degree. As well as providing you with an internationally recognised qualification, you will leave us with enhanced insight into the legal profession and better equipped to succeed.

PG Diploma in Professional Legal Practice: SQE 1 Preparation Course - Full-time (6 months) or distance learning (5 weekends over one academic year)

This course is designed to prepare you for SQE 1. Our tutors will work with you to develop your essential legal skills whilst also preparing you for an assessment in which you will draw on your existing substantive legal knowledge and learn how to blend it with procedure to solve practical legal problems.

LLM Professional Legal Practice: SQE 1 Preparation Course - Full-time (12 months) or distance learning (18 months)

This SQE 1 preparation course provides an opportunity to obtain an internationally recognised Masters qualification that is also eligible for the UK Government postgraduate loan. It will provide you with everything you need to have the best opportunity to pass SQE whilst also developing the professional skills that really matter to employers.

LLM Advanced Professional Legal Practice: SQE 1 and SQE 2 Preparation Course - Full-time (12 months) or distance learning (24 months)

This course is designed to prepare you for both SQE assessments and provides an opportunity to obtain an internationally recognised Masters qualification that is eligible for the UK Government postgraduate loan. It will provide you with everything you need to have the best opportunity to pass SQE whilst also developing the professional skills that really matter to employers.

LLM Law and Legal Practice - SQE 1 Preparation Course - Full-time (18 months) or Distance learning (36 months)

This course is designed for non-law graduates interested in becoming a solicitor and  provides you with the legal knowledge and skills required to prepare you for the SQE 1 assessment, the first step in your route to qualifying as a solicitor. You will obtain an internationally recognised Masters qualification by completing compulsory taught modules, this course is also eligible for the UK Government postgraduate loan scheme.


LLM Bar Professional Training Course (LLM BTC)

Full-time

Successful completion of this course enables you to be called to the Bar, and proceed to pupillage. Our nine-month LLM BTC gives you the opportunity to gain the award of a Masters (LLM), assuming successful completion of the BTC and an additional module, Advanced Advocacy, Advice and ADR, which has been created to give you experience of issues that are at the cutting-edge of practice, such as vulnerable witnesses and expert evidence.


PGDip Barristers Training Course (BTC)

Full-time

Our Barristers Training Course (BTC) provides the necessary vocational training for the Bar in just six months. Successful completion of this course will enable you to achieve a Postgraduate Diploma and be called to the Bar. 


Masters of Law (LLM)

Our Masters of Law (LLM) courses allow you to explore the areas of Law that most interests you. You will acquire valuable skills that provide an excellent progression platform into a wide range of challenging and rewarding careers. Our flexible approach means our courses are taught across a variety of study modes: full-time, part-time and distance learning.

Corporate and insolvency law
Health law and ethics
Human rights and justice
International financial law
Intellectual property law
International trade and commercial law
Law (general)
International energy and environmental law
Sports law
Legal practice top-up

Extra info

50 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, NG1 4FQ
Phone: 0115 941 8418
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.ntu.ac.uk/nls
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