The University of Law (ULaw) is one of the UK’s longest-established specialist providers of legal education, with a rich heritage and reputation for innovation. We have an overall 5 Star rating from QS World University Rankings and 5 stars in Teaching, Employability, Online Learning, Academic Development and Inclusiveness. 


We specialise in teaching and focus our energy on developing innovative, highly effective teaching and learning methods that equip students for their professional career. 


At undergraduate level, we offer a range of practically focused courses in law, criminology and policing. And in the 2021 National Student Survey, we were ranked first amongst universities in England for the ‘teaching on my course’ category.


We’ve trained more practising lawyers in the UK than anyone else and over 90% of our LLB tutors are qualified lawyers, giving extensive practical experience to your studies.




We support your ambition: At The University of Law, we understand that you have your sights firmly set on landing that great job and going on to achieve your ambitions. We know that many of you are worried about the impact of the pandemic on the job market but we are here to guide you through and give you the support you need to ensure you are well placed to achieve those ambitions. Our proven experience in delivering the highest standards of education in both law and business are only part of the story.


We also focus on your personal end goal and provide an extensive range of employability services delivered by leading experts and give you access to mentors from our alumni network and business contacts. From the basics of CV writing to nailing an interview to shining on your first day at work, we’ve got you covered.


We also provide a comprehensive range of health and wellbeing services to ensure our students feel confident and ready to enter the workplace. Read more about Student Support.

Studying here:


Our campuses and locations: For undergraduate study, we have up to seven UK locations to choose from – Birmingham, Bristol, Guildford, Leeds, London Bloomsbury, Manchester and Nottingham (courses available vary by location and start date). 


Our campuses are modern, well-equipped and are located close to commercial hubs, top law firms and transport connections, such as major railway stations, bus routes and airports. And with our campuses in vibrant locations, there is plenty of exciting nightlife and cultural opportunities for those studying with us. 


Our smaller campus sizes allow our tutors to build a personal relationship with every student, providing them with support to reach their individual aspirations. 


For anyone interested in studying online, they may wish to consider ULaw Online, where we offer a variety of undergraduate online courses, including our Online LLBs. Our Online Campus will provide you with the perfect combination of a flexible study programme to fit around your other commitments together with the benefit of our expertise, experience and employability focus.


Find out more about our locations and our courses.


Scholarships and Bursaries: At ULaw, we aim to support students from a variety of backgrounds to achieve their career ambitions and offer a range of scholarships and bursaries.


International Bursaries: For non-UK and non-European students, we offer bursaries to help support with the cost of tuition fees. The bursary amount will depend on which course you are studying. There is no separate application process for the international bursaries. If you are eligible for the bursary, you will be notified of your entitlement in your offer letter. Information on International Scholarships can be found on our website.


For the most up-to-date information and Terms and Conditions, prospective students should visit the Scholarships and Bursaries or the International Scholarships and Bursaries pages on The University of Law website,


Accommodation: Working with local accommodation providers in each of our campus locations, we give you access to great local options. We guarantee you an offer of accommodation in the first year of your undergraduate degree if you have accepted us as your firm choice and applied for accommodation by 31 March in the year of entry*. Information about accommodation can be found on the relevant campus location pages on our website.


*Accommodation offer - other details apply, check our relevant campus location pages for further information. 


International Students: We welcome international students from across the world; and our Student Support team is here to provide support to international students from the beginning and throughout their course.


Alumni Network: Graduates of ULaw will be eligible to join our network of over 80,000 alumni from across 123 countries, giving access to great networking opportunities and exclusive alumni events.

Our courses:


Our undergraduate programmes include:


  • On-campus degrees in the areas of law, criminology and policing
  • On-campus degree courses available as a four-year degree with a Foundation Year – with the Foundation Year enabling students to develop the skills required for degree-level study
  • An International Foundation Programme – Law. This course is specifically designed for international students. It is offered as an on-campus or online course
  • A range of Online LLBs – available through ULaw Online, our Online Campus.


Courses available vary by campus location and start date.


Switch It Up: Our Switch It Up facility provides the opportunity to switch course or campus on our LLBs, giving the chance for some students to study in more than one city. Terms and Conditions apply – discover more about Switch It Up.


Employability: Helping you to become employable is a central aim of our courses, along with our expert Employability Service, ensuring that the goal of employment is embedded into our teaching. Read more about our Employability Service.