The University of Law
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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, Nottingham and Reading, we're the UK’s long-established legal training provider. Our reputation for teaching excellence is highlighted by our Gold ranking from the UK Government led Teaching Excellent Framework (TEF) for consistently delivering outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our undergraduate students.
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 the best law careers service in UK legal education. You'll benefit from excellent tutor support, extensive IT facilities and access to unrivalled online and offline learning methods and resources.
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.
Bar Professional Training Course (full time/part time)
Our BPTC is uniquely structured to mirror the real life experience of a barrister in practice. We’re the only legal training provider offering a live selection process. Study in small groups with plenty of opportunities to test your advocacy skills. With our BPTC LLM you can gain additional practical experience representing real clients in courts and tribunals. Masters students may also be eligible for postgraduate funding.
LLMs (full time/online)
LLMs from our Masters’ in Law suite of programmes are designed for law graduates who want to explore the practical application of a particular, specialist area of law. Choose from LLMS in the following: company law, corporate governance, international business law, international corporate governance, international human rights, investigative legal journalism, mediation and alternative dispute resolution, medical law and ethics and a general LLM.
MAs (full time/online)
MAs from our Masters’ in Law suite of programmes are designed for non-law graduates who want to explore the practical application of a particular, specialist area of law. Choose from MAs in the following: company law, corporate governance, international business law, international corporate governance, international human rights, investigative legal journalism, medical law and ethics.
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Find out more
For further information on The University of Law, our courses and locations, please visit law.ac.uk.