Nottingham Law School

Nottingham Trent University


For non law graduates interested in becoming a solicitor or barrister, this is the stepping stone to the Legal Practice Course or Bar Professional Training Course and a career as a solicitor or barrister thereafter; the course is approved by the Law Society and Bar Standards Board; lectures and tutorials are designed to encourage interactive learning, where students learn in small groups.

Entry requirements

Undergraduate degree (2.2 or above). Applicants should ensure that their referee provides a full reference in support of their application. International and EU students also need to meet the English language requirements. Applicants without formal qualifications may be eligible subject to approval of their qualifications by the Solicitors Regulation Authority/Bar Standards Board. Applications are assessed on an individual basis, taking into account any formal or professional qualifications, the personal statement, references, and any relevant life/work experience. It is a programme requirement that students have access to the internet and are information technology literate.

Course modules

Modules include: contract; tort; land; equity and trusts; criminal and police powers; constitutional and administrative law; EU law; extended essay.

Sponsorship information

Career Development Loans; sponsorship from law firms.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
Graduate Diploma Full-time - 1 years
Graduate Diploma Distance learning - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Nottingham NG1 4BU East Midlands

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Key information

Telephone number: 
0115 848 4200