The University of Law (ULaw) is one of the UK’s longest-established specialist provider of legal education. Our business-focused courses are designed and taught by experienced lawyers with strong emphasis on building the practical skills that today’s employers are looking for. At ULaw you’ll have access the country’s most varied pro bono programme with over 3,000 opportunities to put your legal skills into practice. Not to mention the UK’s largest legal mentoring programme, with the support of over 500 practising lawyers. Helping you become employable is a central aim of our legal training programmes. Since 2013 over 90% of our full-time summer LPC graduates have secured legal positions within nine months of completing the course, the majority with training contracts.
We have always been confident in our teaching and the results we consistently achieve for our students. This is highlighted by our Gold ranking in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) in June 2017 and our shortlisting as a finalist in the Higher Education Academy (HEA) Global Teaching Excellence Awards 2017.
Graduate Diploma in Law (full-time/part-time/online)
Our GDL is designed to build knowledge and skills that more than match a law degree. Academic training is built around real life examples with research assignments that directly reflect the way you’ll work as a lawyer. Our structured study pattern means that the foundation module assessment and teaching is spread out so you can focus on selected modules each semester.
MA Law (full-time)
Our MA Law is designed specifically for non-law graduates to gain a legal qualification at Masters level. The MA Law is an internationally recognised qualification, so it’s ideal for a career path in or outside of the legal sector. MA Law students may also be eligible for a student loan.
Legal Practice Course (full-time/part-time/online)
We’re confident that our LPC is the best preparation for entering legal practice by offering you the skills to succeed in the business world. Our client focused LPC course enables you to develop commercial awareness, critical thinking and the necessary professional skills to prepare you for the challenges of working as a solicitor. Study our LPC and you can gain an MSc in Law, Business and Management or an LLM in Professional Legal Practice at no extra cost. LPC Masters students may also be eligible for a postgraduate student loan.
Bar Professional Training Course (full-time/part-time)
Our BPTC is uniquely structured to mirror the real life experience of a barrister in practice. We’re the only legal training provider offering a live selection process. Study in small groups with plenty of opportunities to test your advocacy skills. With our BPTC LLM you can gain additional practical experience representing real clients in courts and tribunals. Masters students may also be eligible for postgraduate funding.
LLM Legal Practice (Conflict Resolution) (online/full-time)LLM Legal Practice (Intellectual Property) (online)
Our Masters programmes provide an excellent way to develop in-depth knowledge and specialist skills in your chosen study area of either conflict resolution or intellectual property. LLM students may also be eligible for postgraduate funding.
MSc Law, Governance, Risk and Compliance (online) - MSc Law and Financial Crime Compliance (online)
Building on expertise gained from the International Compliance Association (ICA) Professional Postgraduate Diploma, develop your international legal and compliance knowledge with our career enhancing Masters qualifications.
We run events of all types, including open days, law fairs and insight days, as well as lawyers den, barrister insight days and our annual national law fair.
Check them out at www.law.ac.uk/events/postgraduate.