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Law informs every aspect of modern life. At Nottingham Law School, we’ve been supporting, training and developing excellent students for over 50 years. Get qualified and get hands-on, with opportunities to work on real-life cases at our own in-house law firm when you study with us.

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Law at NTU

At Nottingham Law School, you’ll learn from legal experts and current practitioners, as you build your hands-on skills in our teaching law firm.

Our courses are accredited or approved by a range of professional bodies, and our extensive links with the legal and other professions, reflect and inform the design of our course portfolio and ensure that we continue to lead the way in legal education.

We’re committed to getting you experienced and industry-ready. With placements, study abroad opportunities and summer schools – plus a range of flexible and distance learning study options – this is your perfect pathway to a life in law.


student satisfaction for LLB Law (Sandwich) (National Student Survey, 2022)


for number of UG students studying Law (HESA, 2021/22)


for number of year-long placement UG students studying Law (HESA, 2021/22)


for number of PG students studying Law (HESA, 2021/22)

Law student, Catarina, shares her experience of studying Law at NTU

NLS Legal

Volunteer at our in-house law firm, NLS Legal, either as part of or alongside your studies. You’ll gain organisational, problem solving, time management, team working and communication skills that employers from all sectors are looking for.

Where will a Law degree take you?

A Law degree does not just have to lead to a career as a solicitor or barrister. On our courses 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:

  • 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.

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