South Africa

The University of Law welcomes a range of international students from across the world. At present students from over 120 different nationalities contribute to a thriving international community throughout our campuses. We currently have a growing number of students from South Africa studying our undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Whether your ambition is to work as a lawyer or in another industry, studying at The University of Law will ensure you’ll get the best possible start to your career. 

Find out more about our range of courses, language and entry requirements, scholarships, support services and how to get in contact below.

 

 
 

Scholarships

The University of Law offers a variety of scholarships and bursaries to support students. We’re committed to helping the brightest minds achieve their career ambitions, whatever their background. Find out more about our undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships.

Any queries about the scholarships and bursaries available please contact our scholarships team.

Accommodation Services

We help to arrange accommodation with some of the UK’s leading student accommodation providers to ensure our students have a comfortable place to live while you are studying with us. Follow the link to our accommodation portal and select the relevant centre to find out more on the types of student accommodation available.

As an indication and form of guidance we suggest weekly rent will cost around £275 per week in London and £125 to £205 per week for centres outside of London. 

If you have any enquiries or wish to get in contact with our accommodation team please email them

Estimated Living Costs

It is important to factor in living costs for living and studying in the UK and to help international students prepare and budget we recommend students to visit the international student calculator.

This provides students with an interactive guide to living costs as well as useful information on setting up a bank account in the UK.

International Events

Check out our international events page to find out when we'll be visiting near you.

Contact Us

The international team is happy to answer any questions you have regarding our course offerings and the application process. If you wish to get in contact please email us and one of our country specialists will get in touch. 

Law Undergraduate

Course Length English Language Requirements Entry Requirements
The International Foundation Programme in Law One Year UKVI  IELTS 5.0 or above with a minimum of 4.5 in each component Senior Certificate - 5 Standard grade subjects at grades of C or above
LLB (Hons) Law with Foundation Four Years An English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.0 or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component 44444 in the Senior Certificate with matriculation excluding Life Orientation
Accelerated LLB (Hons) Law  Two Years An English language level equivalent to IELTS 7.0 or above with a minimum of 6.5 in each component 77666 in the Senior Certificate with matriculation excluding Life Orientation

LLB (Hons) Law

LLB (Hons) Law with Business

LLB (Hons) Law with International Business

LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology

LLB (Hons) Law with Government & Politics

LLB (Hons) Law with International Diplomacy (Course starting in 2019)

Three Years An English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 6.0 in each component 76666 in the Senior Certificate with matriculation excluding Life Orientation
LLB Senior Status Two Years An English Language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component Bachelor degree or Baccalaureus Artium Honores from South Africa - 2nd class division two or 60% or a 2.2 or above from a UK Bachelor degree in any discipline

Minimum Standard in Maths

Maths within the National Senior Certificate at Grade 3 (40%) or above.

Apply for an undergraduate law course

Law Postgraduate

Course Length English Language Requirements Entry Requirements
GDL 9 months An English Language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component Bachelor degree or Baccalaureus Artium Honores from South Africa - 2nd class division two or 60% or a 2.2 or above from a UK Bachelor degree in any discipline
LPC full-time

LPC part-time

LPC Accelerated
9.5 months

22 months

6 months
An English Language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component 2:2 in a UK Qualifying Law degree or a pass at the GDL.
MA Law 9 months  An English Language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component   Bachelor degree or Baccalaureus Artium Honores from South Africa - 2nd class division two or 60% or a 2.1 or above from a UK Bachelor degree in any discipline
LLM  One Year  An English Language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component   Bachelor degree or Baccalaureus Artium Honores from South Africa - 2nd class division one or 70% or a 2.2 or above from a UK Bachelor degree in any discipline
BPTC  10 months An English Language level either IELTS 7.5 with a minimum of 7.5 in each component or Pearson level 78 2:1 in a UK Qualifying Law degree or a commendation or distinction from the GDL.

You will also be required to pass the Bar Standards Board aptitude test.

Apply for a postgraduate law course

Business Undergraduate

 

Course Length English Language Requirements Entry Requirements
The International Foundation Programme in Business One Year UKVI IELTS 5.0 or above with a minimum of 4.5 in each component Senior Certificate - 5 Standard grade subjects at grades of C or above.
BA (Hons) Business Management with Foundation Year

BA (Hons) Business Management (Marketing) with Foundation Year

BA (Hons) Business Management (Finance) with Foundation Year

BA (Hons) Business Management (HRM) with Foundation Year
Four Years English language level equivalent to IELTS 5.5 or above, with a minimum of 5.5 in each component


44444 in the Senior Certificate with matriculation excluding Life Orientation
BA (Hons) Business Management 

BA (Hons) Business Management (Finance)

BA (Hons) Business Management (Marketing)

BA (Hons) Business Management (HRM)
Three Years English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.0 or above, with a minimum of 5.5 in each component 66666 in the Senior Certificate with matriculation excluding Life Orientation

 

 

Minimum Standard in Maths

Maths within the Senior Certificate at Grade 3 (40%) or above.

 

Apply for an undergraduate business course

 

Business Postgraduate

Course Length English Language Requirements Entry Requirements

MSc in Strategic Business Management

MSc in Leadership and Human Resource Management

MSc in International Marketing

MSc in Corporate Financial Management

MSc Global Accounting

One Year English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component Bachelor degree or Baccalaureus Artium Honores from South Africa - 2nd class division one or 70% or a 2.2 or above from a UK Bachelor degree in any discipline*

*For the MSc Global Accounting, your degree should be in a numerate area (for example Accounting, Finance or Business with Accounting/Finance).
 

Apply for a postgraduate business course

 

Pre-Sessional English Programme

We offer a pre-sessional English course to students who need to improve their English skills in order to meet the IELTS requirements for entry onto our full time Law and Business courses, minus the BPTC. The programme will also enable students to adapt to life in the UK and offer invaluable opportunities to integrate and accommodate to local conventions and practice. All pre-sessional English courses will take place at our London Bloomsbury campus.

For more information please contact our admissions team admissions@law.ac.uk 

Programme Start Date End Date Fee
Seven weeks TBC TBC £1,400
Twelve weeks TBC TBC £2,400