University of Law


Quick Facts

  • As the name indicates, the University is focused entirely on teaching law.
  • 8 locations throughout the UK for students to choose from.
  • More than 1,000 students from 87 countries outside the UK choose ULaw.

The University of Law (formerly the College of Law) goes back over 100 years, and has a reputation for excellence, innovative learning methods, industry connections and commitment to legal services. The University of Law is the UK’s longest-established specialist provider of legal education and has trained thousands of international students on its Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL), Legal Practice Course (LPC), which became an LL.M LPC in July 2013, and Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC).

The University of Law’s heritage includes a close association with the Law Society of England and Wales since the 1960s and becoming the first institution to develop law firm-specific postgraduate courses. In 2006, the University made UK history by becoming the first independent institution to be granted degree-awarding powers. In 2012, it launched the first truly professional, two-year LL.B undergraduate law degree, with the three-year LL.B commencing in 2013. More than 1,000 students from 87 countries outside the UK choose to study at The University of Law.

ULaw and Canada
ULaw has been increasing in Canadian enrolment over the past few years. Largely, as the result of its focus on practical legal education focused on real life scenarios in the practice of law. Also, the ability to choose from among the 8 UK campuses enables Canadian students to choose which region of the country to live in.

You can view any of the printed prospectuses online:

For information on undergraduate international student fees (non-EU), click here. Graduate students, click here.

ULaw offers over £400,000 in Scholarships. Click here to learn more.

Entrance Requirements
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ULaw can arrange accommodation for international students studying on the undergraduate law degree courses. Accommodation is reserved for students with some of the UK’s leading student accommodation providers, who pride themselves in ensuring that you have a safe, comfortable place to live while you’re studying at The University of Law.

With centres in seven cities throughout the UK, The University of Law offers an unrivalled choice of locations. Whether in a major city like London or Manchester, or regional commercial hubs such as Chester or Guildford, you can be certain that every centre is close to leading law firms and enjoys good transport links. ULaw facilities are second to none, providing a world-class learning environment for students. Every centre offers a range of resources, including well-equipped IT suites, our own online learning resource, comprehensive law libraries staffed by award-winning information staff and realistic ‘mock’ courtrooms for future barristers.

All ULaw campuses are easily accessible for international students by train, bus and plane.

The University of Law has centres located throughout the UK. Students can choose to study in Birmingham, Bristol, Chester, Guilford, Leeds, London Bloomsbury, London Moorgate, Manchester, Oxford or York. At each of its centres throughout the UK you’ll find there’s an excellent social scene, combining the best the host city has to offer and a huge choice of activities within the centre itself. Wherever you’re studying, you’ll find entertainment from cinemas, galleries and theatres, live music, shopping and restaurants. Of course, the most important bit is getting your career in law off to a flying start and with excellent pro bono opportunities you’ll be well placed to start gaining practical legal experience. You’ll also be surrounded by people who, like you, want to pursue a legal career.