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Study at NLS

Our extensive links with the legal and other professions both at home and overseas, reflect and inform the design of our course portfolio and ensure that we continue to lead the way in legal education.

Our courses are accredited or approved by a range of professional bodies, including the Solicitors Regulation Authority, Bar Standards Board, Intellectual Property Regulation Board and Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys.

Undergraduate courses

Our courses give you the chance to test your newly acquired academic knowledge with a range of practical experiences – from year-long work placements to challenging employer projects, you’ll gain the vital skills employers need.

Law conversion courses

Nottingham Law School offer conversion courses, designed specifically for non-law graduates, providing you with the foundation of legal knowledge and skills required for your legal training.


Nottingham Law School has designed an impressive suite of innovative, new courses to support you in preparing for the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s (SRA) new Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE).

Masters in Law (LLM) courses

Our suite of Masters in Law courses provide you with the academic grounding and specialist legal knowledge required for your future career.

Postgraduate research

We offer opportunities for PhD and Professional Doctorates, and a researcher support programme that prioritises your professional development.

Continuing Professional Development

Your legal education continues after entering legal practice. Our expertise and innovation in education can be applied to enhance the knowledge and skills of any legal practitioner with a desire to develop in their career.

Short courses

We offer a number of short courses at various points throughout the year in key areas of law.

Solicitor Apprenticeship

Nottingham Trent University have been successfully delivering higher and degree apprenticeships since 2015, providing training solutions to a wide range of businesses.