Entry requirements

You will need a good degree in Law (2.2 or above) or, an honours degree in another discipline plus either the CPE (Common Professional Examination) or GDL (Graduate Diploma in Law) conversion qualification. Applicants from other disciplines will be welcomed in appropriate circumstances, particularly if they have experience in the area, even if not as lawyers.

Students can obtain an LLM Sports Law, or can take elements of the programme as part of a general LLM or as part of a joint award with other LLM programmes.

Months of entry


Course content

The LLM Sports Law will support you in gaining a sophisticated appreciation of the key legal issues pertaining to the sector. The discipline of sports law has grown significantly since the 1990s, both in the legal sector and amongst clubs, governing bodies and those organisations with sporting commercial interests.

The modules offered on the course reflect the areas of major contemporary significance in sports law. The key issue considered throughout the course is the relevance and legitimacy of legal intervention in sporting matters.

The LLM Sports Law is available on a full-time or part-time basis.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 is required by applicants whose first language is not English.

Fees and funding

UK students
2016 entry: £5,900 (full-time); £2,950 per year (part-time)
International students
2016 entry: £12,600 (full-time); £6,300 per year (part-time)

Nottingham Law School offers a number of competitive scholarships. Visit www.ntu.ac.uk/scholarshipsnls for more details.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Nottingham Law School Enquiries
+44 (0)115 848 4460