University profile

The University of Law

2023/24 edition

About The University of Law

The University of Law is one of the UK's longest-established specialist providers of legal education, with a rich heritage and reputation for innovation. In fact, we've trained more practising lawyers in the UK than anyone else and we bring this knowledge and expertise to our Business School, Psychology and Computer Science Master’s degrees. With campuses based in many of the UK’s most vibrant and interesting cities, internationally in Hong Kong, as well as our online campus. The University of Law offers a first-class, professional learning experience in a diverse choice of locations.

Innovative teaching

We specialise in teaching and focus our energy on developing innovative, interactive and highly effective teaching and learning methods that equip students for their professional career. All our postgraduate lecturers are qualified lawyers, business professionals or practice focused academics, allowing you to learn in a realistic, professional and contemporary context.

Our Postgraduate Courses

We offer a range of postgraduate degrees in law, business, psychology and computer science designed by industry experts to help students advance at any stage of their career. Our courses are employment-focused, honing key skills in a teaching environment based on real world case studies.

Flexible study: We understand that everyone’s circumstances are different. That’s why we offer a wide range of study modes (full-time, part-time, on campus, online) across our courses to provide you with the greatest choice and flexibility you need to succeed in your studies.

We offer the following postgraduate courses:

Postgraduate Law courses:

Postgraduate Business courses:

Postgraduate Psychology:

Postgraduate Computer Science:

95% of postgraduate students in employment were in highly skilled employment 15 months after graduating (2020/21 Graduate Outcomes data). Contains HESA Data: Copyright Jisc 2022.

96% of BPTC full-time UK graduates were in further study or employment, including pupillage, 15 months after graduating (2020/21 Graduate Outcomes data). Contains HESA Data: Copyright Jisc 2023 Previously the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC).

ULaw set me up for success because the teaching and materials are of a very high quality. The flexible options it offers in terms of studying were crucial in allowing me to complete my LPC. It feels really good to have completed the LPC.

Amelia Wilson, LPC student

Enhanced employability

We believe in training students for the real world from the moment they accept a place with us. Our experienced, award-winning careers and employability service are committed to helping students succeed in their career. Law students can also access our Pro Bono clinics to gain real-life experience from the start. Business, psychology and computer science postgraduate students benefit from built-in Professional Development modules on every course designed to boost professional leadership skills and which include one-to-one professional coaching.

Our Employment Promise

As a Legal Practice Course (LPC) or LLM Legal Practice (SQE1&2) student at The University of Law, you can benefit from our Employment Promise: we’re so confident that you’ll succeed, that if you do not obtain a job in nine months after completing our LPC or LLM Legal Practice (SQE1&2), you will get 100% of your course fees back, made up of 50% as cashback, plus 50% as credit towards any further courses*.

Upon reflection of my incredible experience at Ulaw, I reminisce with pride and gratitude. Pride for the practical skills and professional insight I have acquired. Gratitude for the dedication and patience of my tutors. In short, I would not be in the position I am today had it not been for the excellent educators providing the MA Law (Conversion) course.

Braxton Osei-Bonsu, MA Law (Conversion) student*

Student Support

We pride ourselves on the level of student support we offer; thanks to our scholarships and bursaries and funding options, we can help talented students from all backgrounds to succeed. We have a large and generous scholarship programme, with over £2million available across our fund to support students through their studies.

Our student support services include wellbeing support, study skills, disability support and inclusion and more.

How to apply

Information on how to apply for our courses can be found on our website - Apply now.

Come and meet us

Our Open Days and events give you the opportunity to find out how our courses are taught, chat to staff, take a guided tour of our facilities and experience how we support your ambition.

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