Why choose us?

Nottingham Law School is one of the largest university law schools in the UK with a reputation for innovation and delivering the highest standards of legal training and education. Our mission is to prepare students for their future careers and we have a proven track record in graduate employability. The School's credentials speak for themselves.

Teaching excellence

  • Our links with leading local, national and international law firms and barristers' chambers keep us at the forefront of legal education.
  • Our award winning Legal Advice Centre project provides over 100 opportunities to gain rewarding, practical legal experience
  • You will be taught by legally qualified staff who have real practical experience in the legal industry and also by leading academics, whose research drives our courses.
  • We recognise that flexible study is increasingly important, offering full-time, part-time and distance learning programmes.
  • All our undergraduate law degrees are recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and Bar Standards Board as Qualifying Law Degrees.
  • Our Legal Practice Course has continuously received the highest possible grading by the Law Society/Solicitors Regulation Authority ever since its inception.
  • We are one of only nine educational establishments validated by the Bar Standards Board to deliver the Bar Professional Training Course.
  • We offer a wide range of LLMs, both academic and professional, as well as PhD and Professional Doctorate programmes.
  • We were the first to offer a full time LLM in Advocacy Skills outside of the US.
  • We also offer a distinctive range of award bearing and CPD courses for practitioners, including our Professional Certificate in Trade Mark Practice and Postgraduate Certificate in Legal Services Regulation.
  • Our highly-rated Graduate Diploma in Law conversion course has a pass rate of over 90%.

The place to be

  • Nottingham Law School's outstanding facilities, including mock courtrooms, a £13 million library, over 7,000 computer workstations and newly refurbished buildings, ensure our students have the best environment in which to learn.
  • We have a whole section of the library dedicated to Nottingham Law School which includes journals, textbooks, practitioner texts, reports and legislation.
  • A dedicated careers and recruitment service for our professional courses provides students with guidance and assistance in their search for a training contract or pupillage.
  • Exciting opportunities exist to study in Europe with our International Summer Schools programme.
  • Why not enhance your career by learning a foreign language, join one of our many clubs and societies, including LEX Student Law Society, or keep fit in our excellent sports facilities?
Law student in courtroom
Students in classroom