• International students

    Visa requirements

  • The University of Law is licensed by the United Kingdom Visas and Immigration (UKVI) to sponsor international students under Tier 4 of the Points Based System. For further information on the UKVI register of sponsors, please visit the United Kingdom Visas and Immigration website.

    Non-EEA students requiring a visa to study should refer to the United Kingdom Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Policy Guidance. Please note that immigration regulations are subject to change at any time. Specific enquiries regarding University sponsorship of students for a Tier 4 Student Visa can be emailed to visaoffice@law.ac.uk.

    It is the responsibility of all students from outside the EU to ensure you have a visa covering the full duration of your course. This page provides useful information on visa requirements and application, please expand the sections you wish to find out more about.

    Further information
    The University of Law has a dedicated international visa office, which can provide professional support and advice on matters relating to international student visas. For more information or assistance, please contact The International Visa Office team on +44 (0)1483 216588 or e-mail visaoffice@law.ac.uk
    • Pre-Departure Guide is for all our new international students to prepare you for arriving at The University of Law. The guide contains advice and information including visas, accommodation, healthcare, money, and much more. On arrival you will receive an arrivals handbook with loads of information to help you settle in to life in the UK.

      As part of you preparation, you should also read the advice on what you need to do and what documentation you will need to present at the borders as you enter the UK.

      Top 10 Tips

      As part of your preparations for your studying in the UK this year, Border Force want to make sure you have everything you need to get through the UK border as efficiently as possible.

      Follow these top tips for a smooth journey through the UK border: 

      1. Have your passport ready. 
      2. Ensure you complete a landing card (if a non EEA National). 
      3. Have your university Certificate of Acceptance Studies (CAS) Statement ready. If you don't have a CAS Statement please bring details of your course of study.
      4. Keep any medical documentation, recent bank statement and details of where you are staying in your hand luggage. 
      5. Do not bring in any meat or dairy products from outside the EU. 
      6. There are also restrictions on other food products such as fish, eggs and honey, as well as some fruit, vegetables and plants (e.g. bulbs, seeds, cut flowers and tree bark).
      7. There are also restrictions on the amount of tobacco, alcohol and gifts you can bring in the UK. If you exceed your duty-free allowance and do not declare them, all of your items could be taken away from you.
      8. Never bring in counterfeit goods, illegal drugs, offensive weapons or indecent or obscene material. Some items are restricted and will require a licence or permit.
      9. You must declare any sums of cash of £10,000 or more (or the equivalent in another currency) if you are travelling from a country outside the European Union. 
      10. Never give false or misleading information (including forget or counterfeit documents). 
    • Induction dates for non-EEA Students 

      Non-EEA students will have a separate induction on the following dates: 

      GDL
      Birmingham 3rd January 2017
      Leeds 3rd January 2017
      London Moorgate 4th January 2017

      LPC Accelerated
      Birmingham 3rd January 2017
      Guildford 3rd January 2017
      Leeds 3rd January 2017
      London Bloomsbury 3rd January 2017
      London Moorgate 3rd January 2017
      Manchester 3rd January 2017

    • The majority of international, non-European Economic Area (EEA), students applying to study at The University of Law will require a visa to study with us. The University holds a Tier 4 sponsor licence and is listed on the United Kingdom Visas and Immigration register. You can find us on the register under the name The University of Law Limited.

      The University is prepared to sponsor genuine full-time non-EEA students requiring a visa under Tier 4 of the Points Based System.

      The University cannot sponsor students for part-time study under Tier 4. 

      What type of student visa do I need? 
      What is the CAS? 
      How do I obtain my CAS? 
      When will you start and stop issuing CAS? 
      For how long is the CAS valid? 
      When can I apply for my Tier 4 Visa? 
      How many points are required to obtain a Tier 4 (General) Student Visa? 


      What type of student visa do I need? 

      Tier 4 (General) Student Visas for full-time study 
      You will need a Tier 4 (General) Student Visa if you are 18 years old or above and are intending to study for a full-time postgraduate or undergraduate degree programme or any other eligible academic or training programme at The University of Law, that is 6 months or longer.

      Part-time Study 
      If you are an international student (undertaking a full-time programme elsewhere or with existing leave to remain) and you wish to study with us part-time, you should ensure that you have the correct entry clearance or visa to allow you to do this, and also that this covers the full duration of your intended programme.  The University of Law will not be held responsible for any consequences arising from you being unable to complete your studies due to your visa not covering the duration of their programme. 

      The University of Law cannot sponsor students for part-time study under Tier 4. 

      i-StudyLaw 
      Students on our i-StudyLaw courses which are longer than six months should enter as student visitors for up to six months. Before entering the UK you would need to apply for a short-term study entry clearance, or leave to enter on arrival if you are non-visa national, on every occasion on which you need to come to the UK. The University will issue a Short-term study Visa Letter for you stating the details of the course, including its duration and cost. 

      Please note that Short-term study Visa cannot be renewed from within the UK. Students on Short-term study Visa are prohibited from undertaking any paid work or unpaid work or work placement in the UK. 

      The University of Law cannot sponsor students for i-StudyLaw study under Tier 4.

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      What is a CAS? 

      The Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) is a unique reference number which will be issued to you by The University of Law. The application detail includes:

      • Your nationality
      • Your date of birth
      • Your passport number
      • Your programme details
      • Your academic qualifications
      • Your English language qualification
      • The amount of fees payable and
      • Any payments you have made.

      When you apply for your visa (entry clearance) you must include the original of all supporting documents listed. Without these your visa application will be refused.

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      How do I obtain my CAS?

      Once you have met all of your academic and language conditions - as requested by the University - and paid your deposit, you will receive a CAS reference number. 

      The University will check that it has received a certified copy of:

      • The personal details page in your current passport and any pages containing previous visa information
      • Proof of English language requirements (if appropriate)
      • Proof of academic qualifications, for example your certificate(s) and/or academic transcript(s)

      A certified copy is a duplicate of the original document which has been certified as an exact reproduction of the original by either

      • The person responsible for issuing the original, or
      • By a solicitor, notary public, justice of the peace or any other person authorised to take a statutory declaration.
      • The University will also ask you to pay the first instalment of your fee.

      You will also have to send us copies of documents needed to show money available to you for maintenance and remaining tuition fees (If any) as per Home Office guidance. 

      The University will e-mail you to confirm that all details it will enter on the CAS application are correct.

      Your details will then be entered onto the United Kingdom Visas and Immigration Sponsor Management System by us and a CAS reference number will be generated as a result. You will receive an e-mail, which will contain your CAS reference number and further details (including our Sponsor Licence number) that will assist you in making your visa application. If you do not receive your CAS e-mail within 3 weeks of supplying all the information requested please contact visaoffice@law.ac.uk

      When you apply for your visa (entry clearance) you must include the original (or certified copies) of all supporting documents listed.  Without these your visa application will be refused.

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      When will you start and stop issuing CAS?

      The dates that the University will start and stop issuing CAS for the January 2017 intake are as follows:

      Course Centre Earliest date that CAS can be issued CAS deadline for students applying for visa overseas CAS deadline for students applying for visa in UK
      GDL Birmingham 03/10/2016 28/11/2016 19/12/2016
      Leeds 03/10/2016 28/11/2016 19/12/2016
      London Moorgate 04/10/2016 28/11/2016 19/12/2016
      LPC Accelerated Birmingham 03/10/2016 28/11/2016 19/12/2016
      Guildford 03/10/2016 28/11/2016 19/12/2016
      Leeds 03/10/2016 28/11/2016 19/12/2016
      London Bloomsbury 03/10/2016 28/11/2016 19/12/2016
      London Moorgate 03/10/2016 28/11/2016 19/12/2016
      Manchester 03/10/2016 28/11/2016 19/12/2016

      Please note that the deadline for issuing CAS cannot be extended.

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      For how long is the CAS valid?

      The CAS will expire after 6 months so if you do not make your application within this period a new CAS will be required.  The University is unlikely to issue you with a new CAS unless you can provide good reason for why you did not use the original one.

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      When can I apply for my Tier 4 Visa? 

      You can apply no more than 3 months before the start date of the course or the date of travel. You should check with the United Kingdom Visas and Immigration service as to their processing times.

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      How many points are required to obtain a Tier 4 (General) Student Visa? 

      In order to apply successfully for a Student Visa you need to obtain 40 points under Tier 4 of the Points Based System of UK migration.

      • 30 points will be awarded for a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies along with the original supporting documents (or certified copies) listed.
      • 10 points will be awarded for meeting the financial requirements outlined by the United Kingdom Visas and Immigration service.

      Details of these requirements, including the specific types of financial documents that are acceptable, can be found on the United Kingdom Visas and Immigration website.

      It is very important that you can demonstrate that you meet these criteria when you apply for your visa, otherwise it will be refused.

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    • What qualification(s) do I need to meet the entry criteria for my course?

      The most usual entry criteria for The University of Law LL.B is ABB at GCE A level. Some equivalent acceptable international qualifications are set out below.  

      You will be required to provide documentary proof of your qualification(s).

      LLB International entry requirements
      GDL International entry requirements
      LPC International entry requirements
      BPTC International entry requirements


      LLB International entry requirements
      USA

      High School Diploma with a minimum GPA of 3.0 from a 4.0 scale Plus one of the following:

      • SAT I - minimum scores in each component, Verbal 600, Math 600 and Written 60
      • A minimum ACT score of 27
      • Advanced Placement Tests - Grade 5,4,4 or above
      Canada

      A law degree can be studied as an undergraduate course in the UK. If you are intending to return to Canada to qualify as a lawyer, we recommend that you study law in the UK only after completing a first degree in Canada. We recommend this because (1) you will satisfy the number of post-High School years of education required to enter the profession, and (2) most Canadian law degrees are post-graduate courses and employers would normally want to see evidence of non-law undergraduate study.

      Note that if you are planning to qualify in the UK (or indeed not to qualify at all) you can study straight from High School. The entry requirements are below:

      Canadian High School/Secondary School Diploma from: Alberta 70% in five acceptable grade 12 courses; British Columbia 5 B grades in acceptable grade 12 courses; Manitoba 70% in five acceptable grade 12 courses; New Brunswick 70% in five acceptable grade 12 courses; Newfoundland 70% in five acceptable grade 12 courses; North West Territories 70% in five acceptable grade 12 courses; Nova Scotia 70% in five acceptable grade 12 courses; Ontario Advanced level with six grade 12 courses; Prince Edward Island 70% in five acceptable grade 12 courses; Quebec (Diplome d'Etudes Collegiales (DEC)) Pass; Saskatchewan 70% five acceptable grade 12 courses; Yukon Territory 5 B grades in acceptable grade 12 courses.

      Malaysia

      Cambridge Overseas Advanced Level Examination - ABB; STPM Malaysia Higher School Certificate - Minimum 3 Principals A to B.

      India

      CBSE Standard 12, ICSE or Higher Secondary - 75% and above

      Singapore

      Singapore SIPCAL 3 H2 subjects required at ABB.
      Singapore/Cambridge GCE A level ABB

      Hong Kong

      HKALE BCC or HKDSE 554

      Republic of Ireland

      A1,A1,A2,A2,B1,B1 at Higher Level in the Irish leaving certificate

      Poland

      Applicants taking the Matura are required to achieve a minimum of 80% in 3 advanced subjects.

      France

      French Baccalaureate 14 out of 20

      China

      Grades of at least 80% (or an average of grade B) for High School Certificate AND have either successfully completed a recognised one-year foundation programme or completed one year of study at a university in China.

      Russia

      A minimum grade of 5 in the Attestat o Srednam Obrazovanii (Certificate of Secondary Education) plus the completion of a recognised foundation year.

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      GDL International entry requirements

      A UK degree in any discipline, or an equivalent qualification. For intending barristers, this must be a minimum of a 2.2.

      Overseas graduates and mature non-graduates need to apply for a Certificate of Academic Standing from the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) (for future solicitors) or Bar Standards Board (BSB) (for future barristers).

      Offers are conditional on students having a sufficient command of English to complete the course successfully.

      If you have completed a degree outside the UK and you do not come from a “majority English speaking country” you must provide a certified copy of any document that proves that you are qualified in English at CEFR level B2 or above in each of the four components of language learning.  Providers that we would suggest you contact are:

      • IELTS (academic) - a score of 6.5 in all four areas
      • Pearsons academic - a score of 58 in four areas

      If you have a legal qualification from outside England and Wales or have studied aspects of law as part of a non-qualifying degree course, you may be exempted from certain elements of the GDL. We're happy to accept applications from exempt students, subject to Solicitors Regulation Authority / Bar Standards Board requirements. Contact the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) (future solicitors) or Bar Standards Board (BSB) (future barristers) to find out more.

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      LPC International entry requirements

      A qualifying law degree or a GDL/CPE or similar qualification such as FILEX.

      Students with an overseas degree should discuss their eligibility with the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA)

      Offers are conditional on students having a sufficient command of English to complete the course successfully

      If you have completed a degree outside the UK and you do not come from a “majority English speaking country”, you must provide a certified copy of any document that proves that you are qualified in English at CEFR level B2 or above in each of the four components of language learning.  Providers that we would suggest you contact are:

      • IELTS (academic) - a score of 6.5 in all four area
      • Pearsons academic - a score of 58 in four areas  

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      BPTC International entry requirements

      Either a qualifying law degree (2:1 minimum) or an undergraduate degree in any other subject (2:2 minimum) and a Graduate Diploma in Law/CPE.

      Students with an overseas degree should discuss their eligibility with the Bar Standards Board (BSB)

      You will be required to pass the Bar Standards Board aptitude test. For further information please check the BSB website

      The BPTC requires a high level of ability in both written and oral English. If English is not your first language, your offer is conditional on you gaining a score of 7.5 or above in all subjects of the British Council academic IELTS (academic) test or a  Pearsons academic – a score of 73 in all four areas.

      IELTS tests can be arranged through the British Council both here and overseas. For more information visit www.britishcouncil.org or www.ielts.org  For Pearson academic test information, visit www.pearsonpte.com 

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    • The University is required to see evidence of English language ability before issuing a CAS number to students from non-majority English speaking countries. 

      Students who have an academic qualification equivalent to a UK degree which was taught in a ‘majority English-speaking’ country do not need to obtain a separate English language qualification. However in some circumstances The University of Law may request evidence of your English proficiency either before you start a programme or during the programme of study.

      You will need to send us the following:

      A certified copy of any document that proves that you are qualified in English at CEFR level B2 or above in each of the four components of language learning. 

      English language qualifications by course:

      LLB (two year programmes)   
      IELTS (academic)
      Overall band score of 7.0 with no one component below 6.5. 
      ISE III (Trinity College London)Pass in all four components 
      Pearsons (academic)Score of 65 with no one component below 58 
      Cambridge English: First Certificate, Advanced and Proficiency (tests taken from January 2015)
      Overall 185 with no one component below 176
      Cambridge English: First Certificate (test taken before January 2015)
      Pass at Grade A and Exceptional in all four components
      Cambridge English: Advanced (test taken before January 2015)
      Pass at Grade B or C and Borderline in all four components 
      Cambridge English: Proficiency (test taken before January 2015)
      Pass at Grade C1 and Weak in all four components 
      iGCSE English as a First Language (Syllabus 0500 & 0522) and iGCSE English as a Second Language (Syllabus 0510 & 0511)Grade C in all four areas
      Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) English Language Examination Level 5


      LLB (3 year programmes)
      IELTS (academic) Overall band score of 6.5 with no one component below 6.0.
      ISE III (Trinity College London) Pass in all four components
      Pearsons (academic) Score of 58 with no one component below 50

      Cambridge English: First Certificate, Advanced and Proficiency (tests taken from January 2015)

      Overall 176 with no one component below 169

      Cambridge English: First Certificate  (test taken before January 2015)

      Pass at Grade A and Exceptional in all four components

      Cambridge English: Advanced (test taken before January 2015)

      Pass at Grade B or C and Borderline in all four components

      Cambridge English: Proficiency (test taken before January 2015)

      Pass at Grade C1 and Weak in all four components
      iGCSE English as a First Language (Syllabus 0500 & 0522) and iGCSE English as a Second Language (Syllabus 0510 & 0511) Grade C in all four areas
      Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) English Language Examination Level 4


      GDL   
       IELTS (academic)Score of 6.5 in all four areas
      ISE III (Trinity College London)Pass in all four components
      Pearsons (academic)
      Score of 58 in all four areas
      Cambridge English: First Certificate, Advanced and Proficiency (tests taken from January 2015)  Overall 176 with no one component below 176
      Cambridge English: First Certificate (test taken before January 2015) 
      Pass at Grade A and Exceptional in all four components
      Cambridge English: Advanced (test taken before January 2015) Pass at Grade B or C and Borderline in all four components
      Cambridge English: Proficiency (test taken before January 2015)  Pass at Grade C1 and Weak in all four components


      BPTC
      IELTS (academic) Score of 7.5 in all four areas
      ISE IV (Trinity College London) Pass in all four components
      Pearsons (academic) Score of 73 in all four areas

      Cambridge English: First Certificate, Advanced and Proficiency (test taken before January 2015)

      Overall 191 with no one component below 191

      Cambridge English: First Certificate (test taken before January 2015)

      Pass at Grade A and Exceptional in all four components

      Cambridge English: Advanced (test taken before January 2015)

      Pass at Grade B or C and Borderline in all four components

      Cambridge English: Proficiency (test taken before January 2015)

      Pass at Grade C1 and Weak in all four components


      LPC
      IELTS (academic) Score of 6.5 in all four areas
      ISE III (Trinity College London) Pass in all four components
      Pearsons (academic) Score of 58 in all four areas

      Cambridge English: First Certificate, Advanced and Proficiency (test taken before January 2015)

      Overall 176 with no one component below 176

      Cambridge English: First Certificate (test taken before January 2015)

      Pass at Grade A and Exceptional in all four components

      Cambridge English: Advanced (test taken before January 2015)

      Pass at Grade B or C and Borderline in all four components

      Cambridge English: Proficiency (test taken before January 2015)

      Pass at Grade C1 and Weak in all four components


    • According to the Home Office these are the majority English speaking countries:

      Antigua and Barbuda
      Australia

      The Bahamas
      Barbados
      Belize
      Canada
      Dominica
      Grenada
      Guyana
      Jamaica
      New Zealand
      St Kitts and Nevis
      St Lucia
      St Vincent and the Grenadines
      Trinidad and Tobago
      United States of America
      United Kingdom

    • What countries are in the European Economic Area?

      The following table shows EEA countries

      AustriaGreeceNetherlands
      BelgiumHungaryNorway
      BulgariaIcelandPoland
      CroatiaIrelandPortugal 
      CyprusItalyRomania
      Czech RepublicLatviaSlovakia
      DenmarkLiechtensteinSlovenia
      EstoniaLithuaniaSpain
      FinlandLuxembourgSweden
      FranceMaltaUnited Kingdom
      Germany   

      For purposes of visa requirements, Switzerland is also exempted.

    • What level are The University of Law’s courses in the National Qualifications Framework (NQF)? 
      Does The University of Law provide a CAS number for LL.M students? 
      What if I am granted exemptions from the Graduate Diploma in Law?
      What if I am granted exemptions from the Legal Practice Course?
      When can I apply for my Tier 4 Visa?

      Applying for a Tier 4 Visa abroad
      How do I send my application to the UKVI if I am applying in the UK?
      What is the Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS)?
      Do I need to go for an interview as part of my application? 
      Do I need to have a medical check? 
      What happens if I don’t enrol? 
      What If I want to cancel my place? 
      What if I need to defer my place?
      Can you sponsor me under the Tier 4 Visa for the Call to the Bar? 


      What level are The University of Law's courses in the National Qualifications Framework (NQF)? 

      Our courses are at the following levels within the NQF:

      • LL.B (Hons) = Level 6
      • Graduate Diploma of Law (GDL) = Level 6
      • Legal Practice Course (LPC) = Level 7
      • Bar Practice Training Course (BPTC) = Level 7
      • Master of Laws (LL.M) = Level 7

      In order to prove your academic progression, as required by the United Kingdom Visas and Immigration (UKVI), you must submit your latest qualification (if you were studying in the UK before) regardless whether that qualification is required as part of the entry criteria for your course.

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      Does The University of Law provide a CAS number for LL.M students? 

      Only those LL.M students studying the full-time LL.M can be sponsored by the University under Tier 4. We cannot sponsor students for the i-LL.M including those undertaking attendance module modules (who must arrange to study under a Short-term study Visa) or for the practice-focused dissertation.

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      What if I am granted exemptions for the Graduate Diploma in Law? 

      You will not be eligible for a Tier 4 Student Visa if you wish to use exemptions from subjects on the Graduate Diploma in Law granted by the Solicitors Regulation Authority or the Bar Standards Board.  This is because you will not be undertaking full-time study.  Please contact Admissions to discuss your options.

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      What if I am granted exemptions for the Legal Practice Course?

      You will not be eligible for a Tier 4 Student Visa if you wish to use exemptions from subjects on the Legal Practice Course granted by the Solicitors Regulation Authority or the Bar Standards Board.  This is because you will not be undertaking full-time study. Please contact Admissions to discuss your options.

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      When can I apply for my Tier 4 Visa?

      You can apply no more than 3 months before the start date of the course or the date of travel. You should check with the United Kingdom Visas and Immigration (UKVI) as to their processing times.

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      What happens if I apply for a Tier 4 Visa abroad?

      Students applying for an entry clearance to come to the UK for more than six months as a Tier 4 Student will be given a vignette (visa) valid for 30 days only. This will allow you to enter the UK. You must then collect your Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) from the Post Office branch you selected as part of your application no later than 10 days after your arrival in the UK.

      You can come to enrol with the unexpired vignette, however you must bring your new BRP card once collected from the Post Office, before the end date of your vignette. It is your responsibility to collect the BRP card from the Post Office.

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      How do I send my application to UKVI if I am applying in the UK?

      All applications must be submitted using the online application form. It is important that you submit your application online no later than the date that your current immigration permission to be in the UK ends. You’ll also have to pay the healthcare surcharge as part of your application. You can choose whether you want to submit your documents in the post or in person.

      For more information please visit the United Kingdom Visas and Immigration (UKVI) website.

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      What is the Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS)?

      You may need to pay a healthcare surcharge as part of your immigration application. You will then be able to use the National Health Service (NHS). All Tier 4 Students have to pay a healthcare surcharge for visa applications made outside or within the UK.

      As a Tier 4 Student you have to pay £150 per year. You will pay half of the yearly amount if your application includes part of a year that is less than 6 months. You will pay for a whole year if your application includes part of a year that is more than 6 months.

      Please note that extra months given on your visa will also be counted.

      Courses Duration of the course + length of stay allowed   IHS fee (£)
      LLB (Hons) Law - Accelerated 24 months +4 months £375
      LLB (Hons) Law 36 months +4 months £525
      LLB/BA (Hons) Law in Business 36 months +4 months £525
      LLB/BA (Hons) Law in Accounting 36 months +4 months £525
      Graduate Diploma in Law  9 months +2 months £150
      Legal Practice Course (Accelerated) 6 months +2 months £150
      Legal Practice Course (Firm Specific) 6 months +2 months £150
      Legal Practice Course 9 months +2 months £150 
      Bar Professional Training Course 9 months +2 months £150
      LLM full-time  10 months +2 months £150

      You must pay the healthcare surcharge before you submit or send your visa application (or book an appointment at a premium service centre).

      Your visa or immigration application will not be granted if you do not pay the healthcare surcharge or your application will be delayed if you do not pay the right amount.

      For more information on please check the UKVI's how much to pay advice.

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      Do I have to go for an interview as part of my application? 

      Yes, possibly. If you are asked to go for an interview and you cannot show that your English language ability is at the correct level your entry clearance application may be refused. From 30th July 2012, if your nationality is not listed as one of the "low risk" nationalities, you can be asked to participate in an interview, either in person or by telephone. 

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      Do I need to have a medical check? 

      Students from some countries are required to provide a medical certificate confirming that they are clear of Tuberculosis. You should check the United Kingdom Visas and Immigration website for up-to-date information on the countries that require a medical certificate as part of an entry clearance application

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      What happens if I don’t enrol? 

      If you enter the UK on a student visa and do not enrol at your chosen institution you will be in breach of your immigration status. Under the Points Based System, the University will be obliged to report to the United Kingdom Visas and Immigration any student who obtains entry clearance under the Points Based System on the basis of an offer to study one of our programmes but does not enrol at the start of the course as specified on your CAS. Students who suspend their studies or who fail to attend their classes for significant periods will also be reported to United Kingdom Visas and Immigration. This includes students who are excluded for non-payment of fees.

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      What if I want to cancel my place? 

      Should you decide to cancel your place then The University of Law will withdraw its sponsorship under Tier 4 and will notify the United Kingdom Visas and Immigration accordingly. The CAS reference number will be withdrawn.

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      What if I need to defer my place? 

      Should you wish to defer your place to a later course then The University of Law will withdraw its sponsorship under Tier 4 and will notify the United Kingdom Visas and Immigration accordingly. The CAS number will be withdrawn. You will need to obtain a new CAS number from the University at the appropriate time and make a new visa application.  Depending on your reasons for deferring your place we may or may not issue you with a new CAS.

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      The  University of Law cannot sponsor you under the Points Based System for the Call to the Bar. Please contact your Inn for more information.

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