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Nottingham Trent University



*via UK Transfer Degree Programme (Law)


LLB (Hons) Nottingham Trent University





The University was formed by the amalgamation of many separate institutions of higher education. It originated from the Nottingham Government School of Design founded in 1843. In 1964, Nottingham Regional College was opened and in 1966, the original Nottingham College of Design was linked with the Regional College. Together they merged and the institution was upgraded to Polytechnic status in 1970 to become 'Trent Polytechnic'.

In 1975, it merged with Nottingham College of Education and in 1988, the official name changed to 'Nottingham Polytechnic'. Under the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 all Polytechnics and some higher education colleges became eligible for full university status; at this point, the institution officially became 'Nottingham Trent University'.




General Information

  • Nottingham Trent University currently offers over 500 courses, which are run over three campuses and administered by nine academic schools.
  • Nottingham Trent University was recently awarded the top 5* rating for the world class quality of its teaching during the annual QS-APPLE international education conference at Taipei Medical University
  • The University has invested over £350 million across all three campuses to give students the best possible experience.
  • Nottingham Trent University has become one of 11 universities to gain the HR Excellence in Research Award from the European Commission in the recent round of awards announced by Vitae.




Interesting Facts

  • Many of the subjects offered at Nottingham Trent have been ranked within the top 10–20 in the UK.
  • It is one of the largest universities in the UK with around 28,000 students with a reputation for innovation and delivering the highest standards of legal training and education.
  • 96% of their law school graduates are employed or engaged in further study six months after leaving (DLHE Survey Undergraduate results 2012-13).
  • The University is one of only nine educational establishments validated by the Bar Standards Board to deliver the Bar Professional Training Course.
  • The University was named "the most environmentally friendly university in the country" by The Guardian, and in 2009 it was awarded the title of "the most environmentally friendly university in the UK", by The People & Planet Green League.