This degree will equip you with a thorough knowledge of English law and encourage an appreciation of European law and Spanish law. You will also develop advanced language skills in Spanish as well as cultural awareness.
A high proportion of our graduates go on to complete legal training relevant to that of a solicitor (Legal Practice Course) or barrister (Bar Professional Training Course), whether or not they have secured a training contract or pupillage.
Those seeking careers outside of law use their degree to gain access to a wide variety of professions and organisations such as consultancies, business advisory services, marketing, civil service, public relations, accountancy and campaigning.
This course is recognised by the Joint Academic Stage Board of the Solicitors Regulation Authority and Bar Standards Board.
Average starting salary and career progression
In 2014, 92% of first-degree graduates in the School of Law who were available for employment had secured work or further study within six months of graduation. The average starting salary was £20,334 with the highest being £38,000.*
In 2014, 95% of first-degree graduates in the Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies who were available for employment had secured work or further study within six months of graduation. The average starting salary was £20,942 with the highest being £28,000.*
* Known destinations of full-time home and EU first-degree graduates, 2013/14.
Careers support and advice
Studying for a degree at The University of Nottingham will provide you with the type of skills and experiences that will prove invaluable in any career, whichever direction you decide to take.
Throughout your time with us, our Careers and Employability Service can work with you to improve your employability skills even further; assisting with job or course applications, searching for appropriate work experience placements and hosting events to bring you closer to a wide range of prospective employers.
Have a look at our Careers page for an overview of all the employability support and opportunities that we provide to current students.