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The University of Law

About The University of Law

At The University of Law you'll get the best possible start to your legal career. We're the UK’s long-established legal training provider.

Courses Full Time Part Time Distance
Law degree
Law conversion
Bar course
Postgraduate courses
Senior status law degree

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At The University of Law you'll get the best possible start to your legal career. With locations in Birmingham, Bristol, Chester, Exeter, Guildford, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Norwich, Nottingham, Reading and Sheffield, we're the UK’s long-established legal training provider.

What's on offer

Our innovative courses are designed and taught by lawyers, with a clear focus on building the practical skills, commercial awareness and independent thinking you'll need to succeed in the modern world of law. This is supported by an award-winning pro bono programme and one of the largest law careers service in UK legal education. You'll benefit from excellent tutor support, extensive facilities and access to unrivalled online and offline learning methods and resources.

Our courses

LLB Bachelor of Laws degree
We have a wide range of study options to meet your needs, from degrees with optional foundation years to online and accelerated programmes that prepare you for a professional career from day one.

Graduate Diploma in Law (full time/part time/online)
Designed to build knowledge and skills that more than match a law degree – academic training is built around real life examples with research assignments that directly reflect the way you’ll work as a lawyer. Our structured study pattern means that the foundation module assessment and teaching is spread out so you can focus on selected modules each semester.

MA Law (full time/part time/online)  
Our MA Law is designed specifically for non-law graduates to gain a legal qualification at Masters level. The MA Law is an internationally recognised qualification, so it’s ideal for a career path in or outside of the legal sector. MA Law students may also be eligible for a student loan.

Legal Practice Course (full time/part time/online)
We’re confident that our LPC is the best preparation for entering legal practice by offering you the skills to succeed in the business world. Our client focused LPC course enables you to develop commercial awareness, critical thinking and the necessary professional skills to prepare you for the challenges of working as a solicitor. Study our LPC and you can gain an MSc in Law, Business and Management or an LLM in Professional Legal Practice at no extra cost. LPC Masters students may also be eligible for a postgraduate student loan.

Solicitors Qualifying Exam Preparation Courses (full time/part time/online)

Our expert team has designed a suite of SQE courses, materials and tools to prepare both law and non-law graduates for a career as a solicitor, as well as SQE exam success. All of our courses meet the requirements of legal recruiters who want their future trainees to have knowledge and skills beyond the SQE.

Bar Practice Course (full time/part time)
Our BPC is uniquely structured to mirror the real life experience of a barrister in practice. Our live selection process ensures you’ll study in small groups with the brightest students. You’ll also get the opportunity to complete up to 50 hours of advocacy training. With our BPC LLM you can choose from three pathways to success and may also be eligible for postgraduate funding.

LLMs (full time/part time/online)
LLMs from our Masters’ in Law suite of programmes are designed for law and non-law graduates who want to explore the practical application of a particular, specialist area of law. We have a wide range of LLM topics to choose from and with our flexible programme structure, you can design a degree pathway that suits you and meets your career objectives, whatever they might be.

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2 Bunhill Row, London, EC1Y 8HQ
Phone: Freephone 0800 289 997
Email: [email protected]
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