This is a UK qualifying law degree that you can study at your own pace from home.
The course provides the essential legal skills required in industry and, given the flexibility of distance learning, allows you to combine study with work and other commitments, ideal for those who cannot commit to a full-time university education. You choose the pace of study, with three, four and five year routes available.
Our distance-learning students come from a variety of backgrounds. Wherever you live in the world, it is possible to study with Nottingham Law School and receive the same support as UK-based students. Tuition is offered during intensive teaching weekends each academic year. Although attendance is not compulsory, many students find these to be a key element in their progression and ultimate success.
Like all our undergraduate courses, LLB (Hons) Law (Distance Learning) is recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board as a qualifying law degree in the UK. Meaning that upon completing this course you will be eligible for professional training as a UK solicitor or barrister.
Always check the qualifying requirements in the country you wish to practice to ensure a course is relevant to your career aspirations and accepted by the relevant professional bodies.
Why choose this course?
It is recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board as a Qualifying Law Degree.
You can study at your own pace with three, four or five year routes available.
It is ideal for those who are unable to attend university full-time.
The intensive teaching weekends each year will enable you to enhance your learning and meet staff and other students.
If you have previously studied English Law at a minimum of first year degree-level, you may be able to gain direct entry to the second or third years.
We have considerable experience of delivering courses to adults in employment and offer excellent support, including a range of eLearning facilities.
Upon graduation you can apply for entry to our Legal Practice Course or Bar Professional Training Course which is the next stage of training to become a solicitor or barrister.
96% of our undergraduate Law School students are employed or engaged in further study six months after graduating (DLHE, undergraduate leavers 2016/17).
We have recently reviewed and improved our core modules to ensure our students graduate with the key skills and practical experience employers from all sectors are looking for.All of our courses are designed to provide our students with a number of work-based learning opportunities.
We now offer the two following modules on all of our undergraduate courses, these modules have been designed to help you prepare for your future career.
Introduction to Applied Legal Knowledge (Legal Advice Centre)
Learn how to put theory into practice by revisiting areas of core law modules from a practical and professional skills-based perspective, accompanied by workshops in the School's Legal Advice Centre.
Introduction to Applied Legal Knowledge
This module enhances your fundamental understanding of the core law modules through work-based learning within a professional legal context.