Nottingham Trent University - Nottingham Law School

Introduction

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.
  • NTU is in the top ten universities in the UK for the number of students taking year-long work placements (HESA 2013-14).
  • 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 high calibre of research at Nottingham Law School has been recognised under the REF 2014. Over 88% of the School's research outputs that were evaluated were found to be of at least internationally-recognised quality.

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 Law Society, or keep fit in our excellent sports facilities?
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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LLM

Dual LLM Corporate and Insolvency Law/European and Insolvency Law

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham Netherlands Nijmegen + 2 more

Nottingham Law School and Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands have become partners to offer an exciting and innovative dual Masters in Law degree. At the end of one year of study, successful students will be awarded the LLM Corporate and Insolvency Law from Nottingham Law School and the LLM European and Insolvency Law from Radboud University... [+]

Dual LLM Corporate and Insolvency Law/European and Insolvency Law Nottingham Law School and Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands have become partners to offer an exciting and innovative dual Masters in Law degree. At the end of one year of study, successful students will be awarded the LLM Corporate and Insolvency Law from Nottingham Law School and the LLM European and Insolvency Law from Radboud University. Programme This dual LLM programme is designed for students who wish to develop their understanding and knowledge of Corporate, Insolvency and European Law for a legal career with a strong European and international focus. The modules taught at both campuses are presented in English, and students will enjoy the benefits of being taught by experts from both the Nottingham Law School and the Faculty of Law at Radboud University. Lecturers from both universities will be at the Radboud University campus at the start of the course to welcome students, and to ensure that they quickly settle into student life. Entry requirements You are required to have one of the following: a Dutch Bachelor's degree (or equivalent, from a research university) in law and knowledge of the basic concepts of international or European Law (as established by the Examinations Board) a UK undergraduate degree in Law (2.2 or above) or, an honours degree in another discipline plus either the CPE (Common Professional Examination) or GDL (Graduate Diploma in Law) conversion qualification a recognised undergraduate degree in law equivalent to either of the above qualifications. International student... [-]

LLM Corporate and Insolvency Law

Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

Corporate and Insolvency Law focuses on corporate organisations and the law as it relates to them. The course has been designed in response to the rapid growth in the development of corporate law in Britain and Europe, and in order to meet the needs of the legal profession in this area... [+]

LLM Corporate and Insolvency Law Corporate and Insolvency Law focuses on corporate organisations and the law as it relates to them. The course has been designed in response to the rapid growth in the development of corporate law in Britain and Europe, and in order to meet the needs of the legal profession in this area. About the LLM Corporate and Insolvency Law Nottingham Law School has a leading reputation in the fields of Insolvency and Corporate Law and students on this course will benefit from our research and expert teaching staff. Our Centre for Business and Insolvency Law has links with a number of international agencies including INSOL International, the Insolvency Service and the World Bank. It also hosts an annual International Insolvency Conference and a number of other events throughout the year in partnership with other agencies. Traditional subjects such as Public Companies, Business Organisations and Corporate Liquidation, are a key part of this course. You will complete your LLM with a strong understanding of Corporate and Insolvency Law within a European and International context, as well as being able to demonstrate an awareness of the wider economic and social factors which influence corporate institutions. Why choose this course? Gain an understanding of Corporate and Insolvency Law in a European and International context. Learn from renowned teaching staff, including Professor David Burdette and Professor Paul Omar who are both consultants for the World Bank. Benefit from strong links to our Centre for Business and Insolvency Law. Choose a... [-]

LLM Health Law and Ethics

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

This course addresses the growing interest in the interface of medicine, law and ethics. With the increasing pressure on resource allocation within the National Health Service and current debates on an individual’s capacity to consent or refuse medical treatment, there is growing need for qualified legal professionals with an understanding of health law... [+]

This course addresses the growing interest in the interface of medicine, law and ethics. With the increasing pressure on resource allocation within the National Health Service and current debates on an individual’s capacity to consent or refuse medical treatment, there is growing need for qualified legal professionals with an understanding of health law. About the LLM Health Law and Ethics This course examines general principles such as consent to treatment and medical ethics, together with more specialist areas of Health Law including the law relating to: organ transplants reproduction and the law mental health law medicines and pharmacy law employment and health. You will gain an insight into the impact of the Human Rights Act 1998 on healthcare and the law, as well as exploring the link between ill health and poverty and the implications of this. Why choose LLM Health Law and Ethics? Gain an in-depth understanding of Health Law and Ethics in a European context. Learn from expert teaching staff including Dr Austen Garwood-Gowers, the author of leading works in organ transplantation and medical use of the human body more generally. Option to complement your study of Health Law and Ethics with up two modules from other LLM subject areas. Full-time and part-time study routes. Attend an International Summer School and explore Law in a European context. Scholarships available. Individual modules can be studied for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) awards. Modules You will study six taught modules followed by a dissertation. Choose from: The Legal Structure of Health... [-]

LLM Human Rights and Justice

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

Nottingham Law School has significant academic expertise in the areas of human rights and justice. The course parallels the historical and contemporary significance of these aspects of law, in particular their growth as topics of both domestic and international importance over recent decades... [+]

LLM Human Rights and Justice Nottingham Law School has significant academic expertise in the areas of human rights and justice. The course parallels the historical and contemporary significance of these aspects of law, in particular their growth as topics of both domestic and international importance over recent decades. About the LLM Human Rights and Justice The LLM Human Rights and Justice is based on the significant expertise of academic staff in Nottingham Law School, particularly from its Centre for Conflict, Rights and Justice. The course will help you develop a strong analytical understanding of the key legal issues in the area, with a particular focus on European and international human rights and key aspects of international justice systems. Why choose this course? Study the key issues in European and international human rights and justice. Explore bodily integrity rights such as the right to life, procedural rights such as the right to a fair trial, and expressive rights such as the freedom of religion. Benefit from strong links to our Centre for Conflict, Rights and Justice Study full-time or part-time. Attend an International Summer School and explore Law from a European perspective. Scholarships available. Individual modules can be studied for Continuing Professional development (CPD) awards. Modules You will study six taught modules followed by a dissertation. Choose from: Public International and Humanitarian Law Terrorism and International Response Victims' Rights and Restorative Justice Human Rights in Europe Theory and Principles of International Law Expression Rights Human Rights and Criminal Justice Discrimination Law... [-]

LLM Intellectual Property Law

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

Intellectual property is an exciting and increasingly important area of law, particularly internationally and EU-wide. The course offers students the opportunity to explore intellectual property law in both the UK and EU contexts, together with the links to competition law and sport... [+]

LLM Intellectual Property Law Intellectual property is an exciting and increasingly important area of law, particularly internationally and EU-wide. The course offers students the opportunity to explore intellectual property law in both the UK and EU contexts, together with the links to competition law and sport. About LLM Intellectual Property You will explore the internationally important area of Intellectual Property Law and learn how intellectual property rights impinge on many commercial areas. Why choose this course? Explore Intellectual Property Law in UK and EU contexts. Learn how intellectual property rights impinge on many commercial areas and study the links to competition law and sport. Learn from expert teaching staff such as Janice Denoncourt, an experienced practitioner and author of core textbooks who has been sponsored by the European Patent Office. Complement your study of Intellectual Property Law with two modules from other LLM subject areas. Choose to study full-time or part-time. Attend an International Summer School and explore Law in a European context. Scholarships are available. Individual modules can be studied for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) purposes. Modules You will study six taught modules followed by a dissertation. Core modules: Competition and IP Law in the EU Intellectual Property IP Public Health Medical Innovation Data Protection and Privacy Plus two modules of your choice from other LLM subject areas, excluding Oil, Gas and Mining Law. You will start your dissertation after completing these modules. Assessment In each case modules are assessed through one piece of course work. This usually takes... [-]

LLM International Financial Law

Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

Our LLM International Financial Law course has been designed to respond to the rapid growth in the development of the law in this area and to meet an increasing demand for specialists within but also beyond the legal profession. [+]

Our new LLM International Financial Law course has been designed to respond to the rapid growth in the development of the law in international finance and to equip students for future careers in the financial sectors. The course not only focuses on financial transactions and banking, but also insurance, which is a huge industry in both the UK and internationally. Why choose this course? Fulfil the growing demand for appropriately qualified international financial law specialists within and beyond the legal profession. A variety of Scholarships are available. Ideal for students looking for employment in the wider field of financial law. Gain an understanding of the wider factors that may have influenced the area of international financial law such as theoretical, ethical, political, economic, and sociological factors. Benefit from a faculty providing forward-thinking teaching in the field. Optional wide-ranging modules allow students to tailor their degree to their interests. Attend an International Summer School and explore Law from a European perspective. 98% of our postgraduate Law School students are employed or engaged in further study six months after graduating (DLHE, postgraduate leavers 2015-16). What you'll study You’ll study six taught modules, followed by a dissertation. The dissertation is an extended piece of academic work, independently researched and written. You’ll be supported in this work with one-to one supervision from a tutor expert in your chosen field. Subject to academic suitability and the availability of an appropriately expert tutor, you can select your own area of study for the dissertation module of... [-]

LLM International Trade and Commercial Law

Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

This area of the law is of growing national and international importance. International trade law is one of the exports of the English common law system with the structure of international contracts being dominated by English common law principles, making this the ideal country in which to study... [+]

Growing in national and international importance, international trade law is one of the exports of the English common law system. The structure of international contracts is dominated by English common law principles. On this course you'll develop your expertise in key areas impacting international trade and commercial law. About the LLM International Trade and Commercial Law This popular course explores diverse areas of the subject including: international sales and carriage of goods insurance international finance international dispute resolution World Trade Organisation law. The latter is of particular importance since India and China joined the WTO. Why choose this course? Explore diverse aspects of International Trade and Commercial Law, a major export of the English Common Law System. Benefit from close links to our Centre for Business and Insolvency Law. Option to complement your study of International Trade and Commercial Law with with up to two modules from other LLM subject areas. Choose a study route that suits you with full-time, part-time and distance learning options available. Attend an International Summer School with the opportunity to explore Law in a European context. Scholarships available. Individual modules can be studied for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) awards. How do I study? The academic year for the LLM courses is split into three parts: two ten-week terms (Term One runs from the beginning of the academic year until the Christmas vacation, Term Two between Christmas and Easter) and the summer period. Full-time students – who complete the course over one academic year – study... [-]

LLM Law (General)

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

Our LLM Law (General) provides an exciting and flexible approach to postgraduate study, allowing you to build an LLM course to suit your specialist interests and requirements... [+]

LLM Law (General) Our LLM Law (General) provides an exciting and flexible approach to postgraduate study, allowing you to build an LLM course to suit your specialist interests and requirements. About the LLM Law This course is ideal for those who do not wish to specialise in a particular area of law, but would rather demonstrate ability in a range of subject areas. You are given complete choice over which modules to study from our wide range of subject areas including International Trade and Commerce Law; Corporate and Insolvency Law; Intellectual Property Law; Oil, Gas and Mining Law; Sports Law; Human Rights and Justice; and Health Law and Ethics. Why choose this course? Choose to study combinations of modules from our varied range of subject areas. Ideal for those who want to keep their study of Law broad-based. Tailor your LLM to suit your career needs. Full-time and part-time study routes. Attend an International Summer School and explore Law in a European context. Scholarships available. Individual modules can be studied for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) awards. Modules You will study six taught modules followed by a dissertation. Choose any six modules from those available across our LLM portfolio. Take a look at the modules available in each subject area: Corporate and Insolvency Law Health Law and Ethics Human Rights and Justice Intellectual Property Law International Trade and Commercial Law Oil, Gas and Mining Law Sports Law. You will start your dissertation after completing these modules. Assessment In each case modules... [-]

LLM Legal Practice

Online Part time 4 - 24 months September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

This new LLM (Master's in Law) award is for those with professional legal qualifications, for example the BPTC or LPC (or their precursors). Credit points are awarded for these professional qualifications and students can then 'top-up' these points with a dissertation or publishable article to gain this LLM. This course is studied by distance learning... [+]

Nottingham Law School is introducing an LLM (Masters in Law) award for those with professional legal qualifications. Professional legal qualifications (for example, BPTC or LPC or their precursors) will provide evidence of appropriate prior learning and achievement, equivalent to two-thirds of the LLM award. Students will then 'top up' these credit points with a dissertation or publishable article, studied and completed by distance learning, to gain the LLM degree. Why choose this course? In the increasingly competitive legal employment market practitioners may find that having an additional qualification, a masters degree, will make them stand out from the competition. The LLM Legal Practice (DL) qualification will not only provide additional evidence of your academic ability but also showcase your knowledge of more specialised aspects of legal practice. The LLM Legal Practice (DL) provides 60 Masters level credits which, when combined with the evidence of academic achievement from the successful completion of the BPTC or LPC (or equivalent), will lead to the award of an LLM. What you'll study This course is equivalent to 600 hours of study and includes a manageable assessment task of either a traditional dissertation or the production of an article of publishable quality. This course is designed to allow completion of the top-up element over a 4-24 month time period. This would allow students to undertake study immediately following the completion of the LPC or BPTC and complete the course quickly, but also offers more flexible time frames for completing the self-study module. The course is... [-]

LLM Oil, Gas and Mining Law

Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

The new course builds upon our considerable expertise in this area and has been designed in response to the growing significance of legal issues surrounding the oil, gas and mining industry... [+]

The course builds upon our considerable expertise in this area and has been designed in response to the growing significance of legal issues surrounding the oil, gas and mining industry. It will provide you with the foundations for a future career or further postgraduate (MPhil/PhD) study in most aspects of the regulatory and commercial world, as they relate to the international energy industry, with a specific focus on the petroleum and mining sectors of this burgeoning area of economic activity. Why choose this course? Gain a strong analytical understanding of the key legal issues in this specialist and expanding area of Law. Gain an appreciation of the Oil, Gas and Mining industries in their global economic context. Benefit from our expertise in Oil, Gas and Mining as well as the complementary fields of International Trade and Commercial law. Choose a study route that suits you with full-time, part-time and distance learning options available. Attend an International Summer School with the opportunity to explore Law in a European context. Scholarships available. Individual modules can be studied for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) awards. Email us for details. 98% of our postgraduate Law School students are employed or engaged in further study six months after graduating (DLHE, postgraduate leavers 2015-16). What you'll study This course will provide you with a strong analytical understanding of the key legal issues in the area, with a particular focus on the Environmental Law and Investment Law aspects of the oil, gas and mining industries. It also draws... [-]

LLM Sports Law

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

Sport has become increasingly important as a business and can involve significant financial stakes. There is a growing demand for appropriately qualified sports law professionals and this course has been designed to fulfil this need... [+]

LLM Sports Law Sport has become increasingly important as a business and can involve significant financial stakes. There is a growing demand for appropriately qualified sports law professionals and this course has been designed to fulfil this need. About LLM Sports Law The influence of UK, European and international law and regulations in sport is increasing, and this course focuses on the regulation of sport at a UK and EU level. You will explore areas such as Sport, Law and the Human Body and benefit from our considerable expertise in the related areas of Health and Intellectual Property Law. Why choose LLM Sports Law? Learn about UK, European and international laws and regulations regarding sport, and understand how sport is becoming an increasingly important business. Benefit from our expertise in Sports Law and the complementary areas of Health and iNtellectual Property Law. Fulfil the growing demand for appropriately qualified sports lawyers and managers. Full-time and part-time study routes. Attend an International Summer School with the opportunity to explore Law in a European context. Scholarships available. Individual modules can be studied for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) awards. Modules You will study six taught modules followed by a dissertation. Core modules: European Sports Law and Policy Sport, Intellectual Property and Commerce Sport, Law and Regulation Sport, Law and the Human Body You will also select two modules from another subject area, excluding Oil, Gas and Mining Law. Assessment In each case modules are assessed through one piece of course work. This usually... [-]

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