About 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. With campuses based in many of the UK’s most vibrant and interesting cities, in addition to a campus in Hong Kong, The University of Law offers a first-class, professional learning experience in a diverse choice of locations.
We specialise in teaching and focus our energy on developing innovative, highly effective teaching and learning methods that equip students for their professional career. We 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.
Our Postgraduate Courses
We offer a range of postgraduate legal training and Master’s degrees designed by qualified 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 legal practice. Part-time and online study options are available on many of our courses to help students work and study at the same time.
We offer the following postgraduate courses:
- Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL)
- MA Law
- Legal Practice Course (LPC)
- Bar Practice Course (BPC)
- MA (Master of Arts) Courses in a variety of legal specialisms
- LLM (Master of Laws) Courses in a variety of legal specialisms
- MSc Legal Technology
- Postgraduate Diploma Legal Technology
- MSc programmes
97% of our full-time 2016/17 and accelerated 2017/17 LPC students graduating in summer 2018 secured employment, a training contract, or further study within nine months of successfully completing their course.
58% of our full-time UK/EEA Bar Practice Course students graduating in 2017 secured a pupillage within one year of successfully completing their course. Previously the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC).
We believe in training students for the real world from the moment they accept a place with us. Our experienced careers and employability service and award-winning pro bono clinics offer students the chance to get real-life experience from the start.
Our LPC Employment Promise
As an LPC student at The University of Law, you can benefit from our LPC 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, you will get 100% of your LPC fees back, made up of 50% as cashback, plus 50% as credit towards any further courses*.
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.