School of Law

Welcome to the School of Law

The School of Law is consistently ranked among the best law schools, offering undergraduate, postgraduate taught and postgraduate research courses.

We are ranked in the top 100 worldwide for law in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017 and also ranked 6th in terms of research power and intensity among UK law schools in the latest Research Excellence Framework.

The school is situated on the beautiful University Park Campus, the hub of student life – the perfect location for studying and accessing facilities.


5th in the UK for law

The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017

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Latest news

PhD Viva Success: Shaikhah Alhelali

Congratulations to Shaikhah Alhelali has passed her PhD Viva examination.
18 September 2017

Excellent news for School of Law students on earnings

The UK's Department for Education has released data on the earnings of university students five years after graduation.
02 September 2017

National Student Survey Success for the School of Law

In the latest National Student Survey (NSS) the school achieved an exceptional 96% for overall satisfaction.
01 September 2017

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Upcoming events

The Execution of Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights

28 (09:30) - 29 September 2017 (13:00)
The Hemsley (Room B2)

Social Censure and Critical Criminology: After Sumner

10 November 2017 (14:00-17:30)
B55, Law and Social Sciences Building, University Park
Seminar with speakers Anthony Amatrudo, James Hardie-Bick, Maggie O'Neill, Paul Roberts and Steve Tombs, and book launch and Q&A with Colin Sumner.

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School of Law

Law and Social Sciences building
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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