• Postgraduate courses at
    The University of Law


    You want to be a top lawyer?
    We make it happen…

    The University of Law is the world’s leading professional law school, and we start more legal careers than any other UK law school. So whether you’re looking to convert to law, train as a solicitor or barrister, or simply enhance your CV with a Masters degree, we have a postgraduate course to suit you.

    The facts speak for themselves:

    • We work with over 90 of the top 100 UK law firms, and with four of the top five global firms – as well as close links with a wide range of barristers’ chambers

    • Our professional courses encourage you to think and act like a lawyer from day one

    • Our wide range of study options means you can choose the course that’s right for you – whether full-time, part-time or supported online learning

    • Eight fully-resourced modern law schools across the UK, offering a range of city and campus locations

    • Highly-qualified tutors who all have extensive practice experience as solicitors, barristers or judges

    • Market-leading Careers and Employability Service to help you maximise your employment prospects – 97% of our full-time LPC students who graduated in July 2012 were in work, legal positions or continuing education nine months after graduation (based on known destinations)

    • Extensive scholarship programme and a flexible payment scheme that allows you to spread the cost of your course via up to 10 instalments

    • Benefit from our global connections, and the ability to add an international focus to many of our courses

    Use the buttons and links on this page to find out more and choose the course that’s right for you.

  • Postgraduate course options

    • Conversion course for non-law graduates
      Can be completed full-time in 10 months (September start) or 9 months (January start), part-time day, evening or weekend over 22 months, or via supported online learning over 18 months.

      Locations: Birmingham, Bristol, Chester, Guildford, Leeds, London Bloomsbury, London Moorgate, Manchester

    • Compulsory vocational training for future solicitors
      Complete your LPC with us, and you also have the opportunity to gain a Master of Laws degree. Can be studied full-time in 7 or 10 months, part-time day, evening or weekend over 18 or 22 months, or via supported online learning over 22 months. 

      Locations: Birmingham, Bristol, Chester, Guildford, Leeds, London Bloomsbury, London Moorgate, Manchester

    • Compulsory vocational training for future barristers
      Can be completed full-time in 10 months or part-time weekend over two years.

      Locations: Birmingham, London Bloomsbury

    • Professional Masters with international focus
      Choose to study full-time in 10 months, or via supported online learning over a maximum of five years. 

      Locations: London Moorgate

  • 97% of our full-time LPC students who graduated in July 2012 were in work, legal positions or continuing education nine months after graduation (based on known destinations).

  • The method of teaching is second to none, and really helps you focus on what will be expected of you in practice.

    Sarah King, BPTC student, 2012/13
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