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The University of Law offers a wide range of Law degrees (including a degree level Solicitor Apprenticeship), Legal Training courses, and Business, Criminology and Policing degrees. Courses are offered across 8 campuses in the UK (including London, Manchester, Bristol and Guildford), as well as from the comfort of your home online.
All sites are situated close to world-leading legal and business companies, where students can gain work experience during their time studying.
Across each campus at the university, students have the opportunity to get involved in many social and sporting events through the University's Student Association. Along with clubs and societies, there are also events and social activities that take place throughout the year, including quiz nights and trips to the theatre. There is also the opportunity to start your own society.
Starting a new university can be daunting, and the University of Law has made sure that each student gets the most out of their time there while feeling supported through its personal tutor scheme. As well as getting an allocated tutor, other student support services include IT help, a confidential counselling service and disability support.
The university has an impressive employment rate, with 92% of our full-time UK LLB students graduating in 2017 securing employment or further study within six months of successfully completing their course. Each student has access to its-award-winning Employability Service, which offers everything from one-to-one careers appointments with an advisor, to CV and cover letter help.
There are also regular employer talks and events, as well as a Pro Bono opportunities. Legal advice, work placements and shadowing opportunities are also arranged through the service.
Over 90% of law tutors at the University of Law are qualified solicitors, barristers or judges. Many are still practicing, meaning that students benefit from their own insights into the current legal world. Over 90% of the university’s teaching team are lawyers, and students are taught through a combination of workshops and group sessions. Class sizes are kept small and each student benefits from a high level of one-to-one feedback.
On the business side of the school, all business tutors have commercial experience in a variety of industries.
What's more, the university has been awarded the TEF Silver for teaching excellence.
A number of Law degrees are offered, including Law with Business, Criminology, Criminal Justice, Government and Politics, International Business, Legal Innovation and Technology, Policing, Criminology and Sociology, and Criminology are also available to study at degree level.
Business degrees offered include Business Management, Digital Marketing, International Business and Accounting and Finance amongst others.
The University of Law has a Student Association which aims to represent the students and make a positive impact on their university experience. There is a student parliament, led by the Student Association President who work to ensure that pupils' voices are heard.
Students can nominate themselves to be involved as one of the Vice Presidents, Liberation Officers, Course Representatives, Student Member of Committees or a Student Trustee. There is also the chance to become a Class Representative to represent your workshop class.
While the University of Law doesn’t offer its own on-campus accommodation at any of its campuses, they do arrange accommodation with specialist UK student accommodation providers and offer assistance in finding somewhere to live via their online accommodation service.
There is also the option of finding other University of Law students to privately rent with, which can be found on specific housing Facebook groups set up by the university.
Each campus includes well-equipped IT suites complete with computers and a wide range of law books with the latest legal texts , plus support materials for other courses.
Campus libraries offer quiet study areas and plenty of areas set up for group debates or study sessions. Friendly library staff are on hand to offer advice and support with queries about the facilities and online support materials. There are also places to relax and free wireless internet.
Each campus has been set up to recreate a professional working environment. There is also a café on each campus, serving a range of hot and cold food at student-friendly prices.
The University of Law is spread over 14 different locations across the UK and Hong Kong, with undergraduate degrees offered at 8 UK campuses. This means that city life will vary depending on where you choose to study. The university is located in many student-friendly areas. From the hustle and bustle of the capital in London, to the thriving music and arts scene in Manchester, each city has something to offer in your spare time, not to mention student-friendly evens all year long at a fraction of the cost. Each university campus is also close to the city centre, where many law and business companies are based – allowing you to get work experience and build your contacts.
Whether it’s bowling in Birmingham, football leagues in Bristol and Leeds, debating societies in Chester and Guildford, a creative writing group on Manchester, or entering a team for University Challenge in London, wherever you study you’ll have a variety of activities to choose from. Students have the chance to start their own society too, allowing them to demonstrate leadership and organisational skills on their CV at the same time.
The university has a wide range of support in place. These include a confidential counselling service, a disability support team – who help individuals identify their learning needs and offer guidance best suited to them. There is also an IT support service and support for international students – who can help with everything from finding accommodation to sorting out a visa. Each student is also allocated a personal tutor who is there to help with any academic concerns.
For 3-year or 4-year degrees with a Foundation Year, UK fees are £9,250 and International fees are £13,500.
Fees for 2, 4 and 6-year degrees are different – please see the University of Law website for more information.
Scholarships and Bursaries have not yet been agreed for 2020 entry. Those available for 2019 admission are:
£2,000 is awarded to ten students each year whose household income is below £25,000, who are set to get AAB at A-level.
The Lawyer 2B Creative Thinking Award
£9,250 is awarded to one student, whose household income is below £25,000, and who is set to get BBB at A-level. This award is in partnership with Lawyer's student publication, Lawyer 2B.
Law For All Bursary
Students from a partner college – including Birmingham Metropolitan College, Godalming Sixth Form College and Worthing College – are eligible. Five students are awarded £1,000 – who are set to get BBB at A-Level, and who have been recommended from a tutor.
Law For All Scholarships
One student will be awarded £9,200 who is from one of the partner schools or colleges, and who has been recommended from a tutor. They will be expected to achieve AAB or equivalent at A-Level and must be recommended by a tutor.
The Lord Blunkett Widening Access Award
£1,000 to £2,000 is awarded to up to 25 students whose circumstances may otherwise prevent them from continuing their studies and entering the legal profession. They will be expected to achieve BBB or equivalent at A-Level, although there is some flexibility based on individual circumstances.
Nottingham Undergraduate Bursary
£1,000 is awarded in each year of your degree, to be offset against course fees. Each student going to the Nottingham campus will be automatically applied to this bursary, and those eligible will be identified via the information provided in their UCAS application. Factors include being a mature student, first in the family to attend higher education, a care leaver or a student with a disability.
Free Masters Offer – ULaw Business School
ULaw Business School is offering all our current and future undergraduate students the opportunity to progress on to a postgraduate Master’s degree with us for free. This offer is truly unique, we are the first and only university in the UK to offer free masters course based on progression alone. It is our commitment to ensuring that we equip our students to take on the challenges of an increasingly competitive business world.
Many of our business courses have official accreditation from the Chartered Management Institute and students will attain a CMI qualification in addition to your degree
All of our degrees are designed by practising criminologists.
The university is one of the leading Law institutes in the UK, and all of the LLB Law degrees are Qualifying Law Degrees, meaning that they are recognised by the Bar Standards Board – which regulates barristers and specialised legal services. The degrees are also recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.
Our degree in Professional Policing incorporates the the College of Policing National Curriculum for the Police Constable role. We are licensed by the College of Policing to offer the Pre-join Degree in Professional Policing - a qualification recognised by police services that is achieved prior to recruitment.
Entry requirements vary depending on the chosen degree, for a three-year law full-time degree, you will be looking at gaining BBC at A-Level. For a a two year accelerated LLB, you will need to achieve ABB at A-Level.UCAS TARIFF CALCULATOR
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