About University of Law
About University of Law
The University of Law is one of the UK's longest-established specialist providers of legal education and training in the UK, with campuses in London, Birmingham, Bristol, Chester, Guildford, Leeds, Manchester and LeedsNottingham, as well as our GDL and LPC courses being taught in the University of Exeter, the University of Reading, and the University of Liverpool and the University of East Anglia. Previously The College of Law, it was granted university status in November 2012.
With campuses based in nine of the UK’s most vibrant and interesting cities, we can offer 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 our campuses provide the same first-class professional learning environment. Our well-equipped IT suites, comprehensive law libraries, quiet study areas and vibrant social spots cater to all your study needs.
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.
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. To find out more about each of our postgraduate courses, please visit our website.
Supporting your success
We pride ourselves on the level of student support we offer; thanks to our scholarships, Employability Service and Pro Bono programmes, we can help talented students from all backgrounds succeed.
We’re committed to helping the brightest minds achieve their career ambitions, whatever their background.
As a part of our ongoing dedication to giving students every possible opportunity to succeed, we have a large and generous scholarship programme, with with a substantial fund available for our postgraduate courses.over £2million available across our fund to support students through their studies.
The University of Law’s dedicated Employability Service gives you access to work experience, pro bono opportunities and legal vacancies as soon as they you accept your place. The result is excellent employability statistics: 97% of our full-time 2016/17 and accelerated 2017/17 LPC students graduating in summer 2017 secured employment, a training contract, or further study within nine months of successfully completing their course.
Visit our website to find out more about our postgraduate scholarship and employability offerings.
You can also read more from our employability director in the article Five minutes with...John Watkins, employability director at The University of Law.