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The University of Law is the world's leading professional law school.


In an increasingly globalised legal world, English law is the first choice for international business – more and more of the world's most important legal issues are dealt with under its governance. Qualifying in English law can therefore be a major advantage for any lawyer with global aspirations.


At The University of Law you'll get the best possible start to your legal career. It's the world's leading professional law school and, with centres in Birmingham, Bristol, Chester, Guildford, London, Manchester and from September 2014, Leeds, the first choice for aspiring solicitors or barristers looking for effective legal training.


Courses offered

• LL.B (Hons) Law: undergraduate law degrees

• Graduate Diploma in Law: conversion course for non-law graduates

• LL.M Legal Practice Course: vocational training for future solicitors, now with Masters included

• Bar Professional Training Course: vocational training for future barristers

• LL.M: professional, practice-led Masters degree in International Legal Practice


University connections
Most of the leading UK-based international law firms, which have lawyers practising around the world, have close ties to The University of Law. The University has equally strong links with leading international legal associations, such as the International Bar Association, and educational establishments around the world. In addition to this its strong global reputation is why every year hundreds of international students come here from every part of the world.


The University will train you to be a lawyer, not a legal academic. Here you will learn the law in a professional, practical context, you can learn how the law is applied in the real world and develop the right professional skills to think and act like a modern global lawyer.


The innovative courses are designed and taught by lawyers, with a clear focus on building the practical skills, commercial awareness and independent thinking you need to succeed in legal practice.