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Law with Spanish and Spanish Law (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #96 (QS) Nottingham, United Kingdom
Incorporating a year abroad, this Law with Spanish and Spanish Law (Hons) degree at the University of Nottingham will provide you with a legal qualification based on English law as well as an appreciation of Spanish law.


Through his Law with Spanish and Spanish Law (Hons) degree at the University of Nottingham you will also develop advanced Spanish language skills and cultural awareness of Spain.

The course is offered by the School of Law in collaboration with the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures.

Year one

In year one you will take core modules in the Law of Contract, Public Law and Understanding Law and core language modules as well as an introductory module into the study of Spanish.

Year two

In year two you will take further core modules in Criminal Law, Foundations of Tort and Land Law and core language modules. In addition, you will take Civil Law: A Comparative Introduction.

This is designed to ensure that you are able to spend the third year abroad - equipped not only with the language skills required, but also with a legal grounding that will widen your learning opportunities in the host country. This reflects the integrated structure of this degree.

Year three

In year three you will study at the Universitat de València. Teaching is in Spanish.

Year four

In year four you will take the final core modules in the Law of Trusts and (currently) the Law of the European Union and core and optional language modules.


This course will equip you with a thorough knowledge of English law and encourage an appreciation of 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 qualify as solicitors or barristers. 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 as a qualifying law degree.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      4 years full-time (year 3 out)

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Contemporary Iberian History
  • Law of Contract 
  • Public Law 
  • Spanish 
  • Understanding Law
  • Civil Law: A Comparative Introduction
  • Criminal Law
  • Foundations of Tort 
  • Land Law
  • Spanish 
  • Law of the European Union
  • Law of Trusts

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • A levels: AAA including Spanish and excluding general studies and critical thinking
  • All A level subjects in the arts, humanities, sciences and social sciences are regarded as acceptable (except for general studies and critical thinking). 
  • However, offers are not normally made to students presenting more than one non-traditional or practical subject (such as art, art and design, computer and information technology, dance, drama and theatre studies, graphics, media and communication studies, and sports and physical education studies). 
  • All applicants, including mature and overseas applicants, must take the Law National Aptitude Test (LNAT) exam.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17550 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Nottingham

  • 583 - 980 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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