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NU Law is Northumbria Law School’s essential guide for anyone who is thinking about studying law at university and at Northumbria University in particular. Register for NU law today to gain access to insider information about studying law, career paths, life as a law student at Northumbria and to be eligible to take part in one of our regular prize competitions.

Northumbria Law School is one of the largest law schools in the UK, with a national and international reputation for excellence in legal education. NU Law is designed to be a one-stop shop for all the information you need about studying law, career paths and life as a law student at Northumbria. Check out the site regularly for our latest Law School events, legal news and updates or to take part in one of our competitions.   Here is a flavour of some of the exclusive content you will have access to if you sign up to NU Law:

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  • Skills and qualities required to study law                 
  • Student profiles
  • How to become a solicitor or barrister
  • Recommended reading
  • Our award winning Student Law Office
  • Our facilities/career’s service

Studying at Northumbria

  • Course entry requirements
  • Fees & scholarships
  • Application guides
  • Open days
  • Free books for first year law students
  • What our students say…

Student Life

  • Life in Newcastle
  • Guide to being a first year law student
  • Example first year timetable
  • Law webcasts
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Study and travel abroad

Legal news, events and competitions

  • Northumbria Law School news/events
  • Law Societies’ events
  • Case updates
  • Interesting law articles and websites
  • Law School visits/taster days
  • Competitions

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Our Courses

Interested in studying at Northumbria? With 31,500 students, Northumbria is one of the largest universities in the country, offering almost 500 courses on either a full-time, part-time or distance learning basis.


Our Staff

Our students learn from the best – inspirational academic staff with a genuine passion for their subject. Our courses are at the forefront of current knowledge and practice and are shaped by world-leading and internationally excellent research.


The Queen's Anniversary Prize

The Queen presented Northumbria University, Newcastle, with the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education for the outstanding community work of its Student Law Office.

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