The University of Law is one of the UK's longest-established specialist providers of legal education. We can trace our origins to 1876 with the formation of leading tutorial firm Gibson & Weldon.

With a rich heritage and a reputation for innovation and contemporary teaching practices, we continuously focus on developing the best legal minds.

What Makes Us Different

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 with plenty of practical, interactive engagement. That's why we keep our contact hours high and our teaching groups small.

Innovation and Contemporary Teaching Practices

All of our courses – from our undergraduate law degrees to our market-leading postgraduate courses and professional development programmes – are designed with a unique, varied and innovative learning approach that’s proven to deliver self-reliant lawyers who can compete in the fast-changing world of legal services. With a focus on developing skills in problem-solving, weighing up arguments, critical thinking, and commercial awareness, our courses are designed to prepare you for the real-life challenges of the working world.

Powerful Connections

Our track record of excellence in learning and development has helped us establish worldwide connections within the legal services market. This is why many leading global law firms work exclusively with us to develop their people, and why legal employers of all types want to meet our students. It’s also why law schools and professional bodies around the world choose to enter into strategic alliances with us.

Understanding of the Law

The University of Law is an internationally recognised expert in the field of law. Rather than focusing on academic research, our aim is to be thought leaders in the issues that matter to the legal profession and the next generation of practising lawyers. Our courses take an in-depth look into key areas of the law and provide a broader overview of the legal system to better contextualise what's being learned.

The Most Experienced Tutors

Over 250 of our tutors are qualified lawyers, many still in practice, and all have extensive practical experience which they are able to pass onto our students. We facilitate this process with high levels of student-to-tutor contact time and small class sizes - one of the reasons that many law firms insist their trainees study with us.

Focused on Employability

We focus exclusively on practice-based training and give students access to our market-leading law careers service and legal vacancy database as soon as they accept a place with us. Students also benefit from our pioneering and award-winning pro bono programmes, which allow them to gain valuable work experience by helping real clients from the local community.

Widening Access

We take our responsibility to widen access to the legal profession seriously, and offer a wide range of scholarships to help talented University of Law students fund their legal training and achieve their career ambitions.

Programs taught in:
  • English

This school also offers:

LLM

University of Law Online

Our LLMs from our new Master's in Law suite of programmes are designed for law graduates who want to explore the practical application of a particular, specialist area of ... [+]

LLM (General) - Part-time

Our LLMs from our new Master's in Law suite of programmes are designed for law graduates who want to explore the practical application of a particular, specialist area of the law. Study face to face or online.

Course Requirements Students should possess a UK bachelor’s degree in law at 2:2 or above or equivalent qualifications. [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
January 2020
Part-time
24 months
Online
Read more in English
University of Law Online

Our LLMs from our new Master's in Law suite of programmes are designed for law graduates who want to explore the practical application of a particular, specialist area of ... [+]

LLM Company Law - Part-time

Our LLMs from our new Master's in Law suite of programmes are designed for law graduates who want to explore the practical application of a particular, specialist area of the law. Study face to face or online.

Course Requirements Students should possess a UK bachelor’s degree in law at 2:2 or above or equivalent qualifications. [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
January 2020
Part-time
24 months
Online
Read more in English
University of Law Online

Our LLMs from our new Master's in Law suite of programmes are designed for law graduates who want to explore the practical application of a particular, specialist area of ... [+]

LLM Corporate Governance - Part-time

Our LLMs from our new Master's in Law suite of programmes are designed for law graduates who want to explore the practical application of a particular, specialist area of the law. Study face to face or online.

Course Requirements Students should possess a UK bachelor’s degree in law at 2:2 or above or equivalent qualifications. [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
January 2020
English
Part-time
24 months
Online
Read more in English
University of Law Online

Our LLM Corporate Governance Grad: ICSA is an ICSA validated postgraduate programme which covers the same content as the ICSA qualifying programme. Students who successfu ... [+]

LLM Corporate Governance Grad: ICSA - Part-time

Our LLM Corporate Governance Grad: ICSA is an ICSA validated postgraduate programme which covers the same content as the ICSA qualifying programme. Students who successfully complete this master's award are also eligible to receive Grad: ICSA status.

Course Requirements Students should possess a UK bachelor’s degree in law at 2:2 or above or equivalent qualifications. [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
January 2020
English
Part-time
24 months
Online
Read more in English
University of Law Online

Our LLMs from our new Master's in Law suite of programmes are designed for law graduates who want to explore the practical application of a particular, specialist area of ... [+]

LLM International Business Law - Part-time

Our LLMs from our new Master's in Law suite of programmes are designed for law graduates who want to explore the practical application of a particular, specialist area of the law. Study face to face or online.

Course Requirements Students should possess a UK bachelor’s degree in law at 2:2 or above or equivalent qualifications. [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
January 2020
English
Part-time
24 months
Online
Read more in English
University of Law Online

Our LLMs from our new Master's in Law suite of programmes are designed for law graduates who want to explore the practical application of a particular, specialist area of ... [+]

LLM International Corporate Governance - Part-time

Our LLMs from our new Master's in Law suite of programmes are designed for law graduates who want to explore the practical application of a particular, specialist area of the law. Study face to face or online.

Course Requirements Students should possess a UK bachelor’s degree in law at 2:2 or above or equivalent qualifications. [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
January 2020
English
Part-time
24 months
Online
Read more in English
University of Law Online

Our LLMs from our new Master's in Law suite of programmes are designed for law graduates who want to explore the practical application of a particular, specialist area of ... [+]

LLM International Human Rights - Part-time

Our LLMs from our new Master's in Law suite of programmes are designed for law graduates who want to explore the practical application of a particular, specialist area of the law. Study face to face or online.

Course Requirements Students should possess a UK bachelor’s degree in law at 2:2 or above or equivalent qualifications. [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
January 2020
English
Part-time
24 months
Online
Read more in English
University of Law Online

Our LLMs from our new Master's in Law suite of programmes are designed for law graduates who want to explore the practical application of a particular, specialist area of ... [+]

LLM Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution - Part-time

Our LLMs from our new Master's in Law suite of programmes are designed for law graduates who want to explore the practical application of a particular, specialist area of the law. Study face to face or online.

Course Requirements Students should possess a UK bachelor’s degree in law at 2:2 or above or equivalent qualifications. [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
January 2020
English
Part-time
24 months
Online
Read more in English
University of Law Online

Our LLMs from our new Master's in Law suite of programmes are designed for law graduates who want to explore the practical application of a particular, specialist area of ... [+]

LLM Medical Law and Ethics - Part-time

Our LLMs from our new Master's in Law suite of programmes are designed for law graduates who want to explore the practical application of a particular, specialist area of the law. Study face to face or online.

Course Requirements Students should possess a UK bachelor’s degree in law at 2:2 or above or equivalent qualifications. [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
January 2020
English
Part-time
24 months
Online
Read more in English
Location address
UK Online, GB