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University of Law

The University of Law is the UK’s longest-established specialist provider of legal education. In fact, the university has trained more lawyers than anyone else.

University of Law can trace its 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, the university focuses on developing the best legal minds.

Their market-leading Employability Service gives you access to work experience and pro bono opportunities and legal vacancies as soon as you accept your place. 

The University of Law ranked 1st for student satisfaction in the UK in the National Student Survey 2016. In 2017, The University of Law was awarded a gold ranking in the Government-led Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). 

With centres based in eight (seven for undergraduates) of the UK’s most vibrant and interesting cities, The University of Law offers a diverse choice of locations to study in. Whether it’s the bustling cities of London and Manchester or the heritage-rich Guildford and Chester that appeal, all of the centres provide the same first-class professional learning environment. The well-equipped IT suites, award-winning comprehensive law libraries, quiet study and social areas cater to all your study needs.

INNOVATIVE LEARNING FROM THE BEST

The University of Law specialise in teaching and focus our energy on developing innovative and highly effective teaching and learning methods that equip students for their professional career. They have more than 250 qualified and experienced solicitors, barristers and judges as our tutors, enabling us to help you develop the practical skills that can make all the difference when starting your career in law. 

ENHANCED EMPLOYABILITY

What really sets the University of Law apart from other universities is the belief that students should learn in a realistic, professional and contemporary context. They focus exclusively on practice-based training and give you access to a market-leading law careers service and legal vacancy database as soon as you accept a place with them. Through the pro bono programme, you can hone your skills by working on real cases before you graduate.

STUDENT LIFE

You’ll enjoy a range of interactive and lively activities both inside and outside of the classroom. Business games, mock trials and negotiation competitions are just some of the practical exercises you’ll take part in to develop your legal skills. In your spare time, you can join debating societies, sports teams and fundraising committees as well as enjoying the more relaxed side of student social life.

SUPPORTIVE ENVIRONMENT

All students are given every opportunity to take full advantage of facilities and services. The Disability Support Service is dedicated to managing any requirements you may have during your studies, including temporary assistance due to injury or illness.

The market-leading Employability Service gives in-depth help with CV writing, interview techniques and general career guidance, as well as offering a wealth of opportunities to boost your experience and skills. Meanwhile, the Pro Bono department gives you the chance to work with practicing lawyers on real legal cases while you’re studying.

Number of students: 10,000+

Number of international students: 312+

Tuition fees:

• 2 year LLB: £11,845 per year
• 3 year LLB: £9,750

Accommodation cost: Approximately £275 per week in London, £125 to £205 per week for centers outside London

Locations: London Bloomsbury, London Moorgate, Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester, Leeds, Guilford, Chester

Closest airports: Campuses are located in major city centres across the UK

Scholarships available:

• Law First Scholarship
• Lord Blunket Access Award
• Creative Thinking Scholarship

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