Whether your ambition is to work as a lawyer or in wider business, studying at The University of Law (ULaw) will ensure you’ll get the best possible start to your career. We are the UK's longest-established specialist provider of legal education. We can trace our origins to 1876 with the formation of leading tutorial firm Gibson & Weldon. We are also the UK’s largest law school with nine locations nationwide (Birmingham, Bristol, Chester, Exeter, Guildford, Leeds, London - Bloomsbury and Moorgate and Manchester) and an award winning Careers and Employability Service. With a rich heritage and a reputation for innovation and contemporary teaching practices, we continuously focus on developing the best legal minds.
Our innovative business focused courses are designed and taught by lawyers with real commercial experience and have a strong emphasis on building the practical skills that today’s employers are looking for; we are ranked 1st for Student Satisfaction in the 2016 National Student Survey with an amazing 97% satisfaction rate. As a ULaw student, you will have access to the country’s largest and most varied pro bono programme with over 3,700 opportunities to put your legal skills into practice. Not to mention the UK’s largest legal mentoring programme, with the support of 500 practising lawyers. Our record speaks for itself, 97% of our full-time 2014 and 2015 LPC students secured employment within nine months of graduation.
What really sets us apart from other universities is the guiding principle that the current and future lawyers we teach should only ever learn in a realistic, professional and contemporary context.
We’re the UK’s largest law school – We’ve trained more lawyers than anyone else.
Heritage – We’re the country’s longest established specialist provider of legal education, dating back to 1876.
Student Satisfaction – We were ranked first in the UK for student satisfaction in the 2016 National Student Survey.
Learn from the best – Our tutors are qualified lawyers, passionate about teaching law.
Innovative teaching methods – Our students learn the law through practical, real-life scenarios in small groups, with high contact teaching hours.
Nurturing environment – High levels of support and feedback and access to an award-winning careers service.
Employability – 97% of our full-time LPC students who graduated summer 2015 secured employment within 9 months of graduation. 96% of our full-time LLB students.
Choice – We offer a variety of courses at nine fully-resourced modern centres across the UK.
Our connections – We work with over 90 of the top 100 UK law firms and 30 major law firms choose to send their trainees to us.
Graduate Diploma in Law (full-time / part-time / online)
Legal Practice Course (full-time / part-time / i-LLM LPC)
Bar Professional Training Course (full-time / part-time)
Online LLM in Legal Practice (Conflict Resolution) or Online LLM in Legal Practice (Intellectual Property)
Online MSc in Law, Governance, Risk and Compliance
LLB (Hons) Law degree (three-year full-time/ two-year accelerated full-time/ four-year part-time/ i-LLB) and LLB (Hons) Law with Business