|Main location||Leeds, UK|
|Courses||Undergraduate, Master, PhD|
About The University of Law
The University of Law (ULaw) (formerly the College of Law) is a private university in the United Kingdom, providing law degrees and specialist legal training. It is one of the UK's longest-established specialist providers of legal education. All the courses – from undergraduate law degrees to market-leading postgraduate courses and professional development programmes – are designed with a unique, varied and innovative learning approach that’s proven to deliver self-reliant lawyers who can compete in the fast-changing world of legal services. With a focus on developing skills in problem-solving, weighing up arguments, critical thinking, and commercial awareness, the courses are designed to prepare you for the real-life challenges of the working world.
The University of Law is an internationally recognised expert in the field of law. There is an exclusive focus on practice-based training and give students access to market-leading law careers service and legal vacancy database as soon as they accept a place with us. Students also benefit from pioneering and award-winning programmes, which allow them to gain valuable work experience by helping real clients from the local community. The University of Law has eight centres in seven cities around the UK (in Birmingham, Bristol, Chester, Guildford, Leeds, London Bloomsbury and Manchester). All of them are close to thriving commercial centres, leading law firms and transport links. Each centre is a modern, well-equipped professional law school and provides a comfortable and stimulating learning environment.
Why study at The University of Law?
The University of Law is a world leader in legal education and training, producing the future lawyers that the legal profession wants to employ. With unrivalled reputation for quality and a history going back over 100 years, it is one of the world’s leading professional law schools. The University offers qualifications in English law for global legal careers. The university works with 90 of the top 100 UK law firms, many of whom send their trainees and lawyers exclusively to the university. The university professional courses encourage you to think and act like a lawyer from day one.
At the university, there is practical learning through dynamic teaching methods, including small group workshops, lectures and online learning. There is wide range of extra-curricular legal activities such as pro bono opportunities, external placements, mentoring and Legal Advice Centres - all designed to support your career aspirations. All university centres provide a comfortable and stimulating learning environment for international students. Studying at this university would give you the opportunity to meet highly-qualified tutors who all have extensive practice experience as solicitors, barristers or judges. You will benefit from the university global connections, and the ability to add an international focus to many of the courses. Studying law with The University of Law in the UK can therefore open up a world of career opportunities, whether with international law firms or for anyone aspiring to international legal practice around the globe.
New for 2018 : Pre-Sessional English Language Programme
The university is now offering a seven or twelve week pre-sessional English course to undergraduate and postgraduate students who need to improve their English skills in order to meet the IELTS requirements for entry into our LLB, GDL and MA Law courses.
International student support
Moving to a new country to study is a big decision. The university Student Support Services team can advise you on everything from getting a UK bank account or a mobile phone, to finding accommodation. There are also a range of clubs and societies at our University of Law centres which will help you make friends, settle in and feel at home.