Learn more about applying for an undergraduate course, find answers to the most frequently asked questions, and chat to our staff and students.
Frequently asked questions
Is accommodation available?
Working with local accommodation providers in each of our campus cities, 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’ve accepted us as your firm choice and applied for accommodation by 31st March in the year of entry.* Find out more regarding accommodation for your campus.
*Our guarantee of an offer of accommodation may either be at any advertised accommodation provider, subject to availability, or in the event that the advertised accommodation provider is not available, we shall guarantee you an offer of accommodation at an alternative UK leading student accommodation provider.
How can I find out about fees and funding?
There are two main costs you will need to consider when applying for an undergraduate degree: tuition fees and living/study costs, known as ‘maintenance’.
All undergraduate courses at The University of Law that will be running during the 2020 academic year have been designated to receive student support, with the following exceptions, because they do not meet the undergraduate funding criteria:
- January start 4.5 year LLB
- Senior Status LLB
- 1 year International Foundation Years
- International Business Management (top up)
- International Foundation Programmes
Find out more here, or get in touch with our Student Finance Team.
Phone: +44 (0) 1483 216380
Are scholarships available?
We’re committed to helping the brightest minds achieve their career ambitions, whatever their background. As part of our ongoing dedication to giving students every possible opportunity to succeed, we have over £2 million available across our large and generous scholarship fund to support you through your studies.
You can find out more about the range of scholarships and bursaries available for our courses here.
What can I study at The University of Law?
Here at The University of Law we aim to prepare you for a professional career from day one with a wide range of study options to meet your needs. All of our courses – from our undergraduate law degrees to our diverse range of business courses and postgraduate programmes – are designed with a unique, varied and innovative learning approach proven to deliver self-reliant professionals who can compete in the fast changing professional world. Find your course here.
How do I apply to The University of Law?
Applications for most of our on campus undergraduate courses should be made through UCAS. The exceptions are:
- The International Foundation Programmes for Business or Law - apply directly to ULaw
- Dual Degree LLB / LLB in Civil and English Law - apply directly to IE University
- Undergraduate Business degrees at the GISMA campus, Berlin - apply directly to GISMA
Find all of the information you will need to complete your UCAS application here.
What is UCAS Extra
If you have applied to five universities but have no open applications or offers in your account, you might be eligible to use UCAS Extra. Check out our UCAS Extra blog here to find out who it’s for and how to use it.
What is Clearing?
Clearing matches applicants to university places that are yet to be filled. It’s available to anyone who has made a UCAS Undergraduate application and doesn’t hold any offers. We open for Clearing on Monday 6 July 2020. Until then, we have plenty of useful resources available to offer advice and support, allowing you to prepare for the process and to help you make the best decisions for your future. Find out more and download our guides for Clearing for students and parents here.
What is it like being a student here?
You’ll enjoy a range of interactive and lively activities both inside and outside of the classroom. Business games, mock trials and negotiation competitions are just some of the practical exercises you’ll take part in to develop your legal skills. In your spare time, you can join a range of clubs and societies, sports teams and fundraising committees, or even start your own, as well as enjoying the more relaxed side of student social life.
Find out more about student life click here.
Can I join clubs and societies?
There are a broad range of clubs and societies across each of our campuses managed by the Student Association. Here is just an example of some of the clubs that we’ve run recently:
- Debating Society
- Women’s Network
- International Society
- LGBT+ in Law
- Cocktail Society
- Adventure Sports Club
- Charities Society
- Cake Club
- Dungeons and Dragons
You can also set up your own club or society through the Student Association, so if you have a hobby or passion that you’d like to involve others in you can talk to your Student Association representatives about how to get it started.
What student support is available here?
We want you to feel fully supported whilst studying with us. You can find out more about our Facilities, Library service, Disability Support and Inclusion team, Counselling service, and Welfare team here.
Our Employability Service is also with you every step of the way – from pre-application, during study and as alumni. It is part of our mission to provide excellent employability outcomes for our students; 92% of our full-time UK LLB students graduating in 2017 secured employment or further study within six months of successfully completing their course.
How do I apply for an apprenticeship?
Apprenticeships offer employers and individuals a range of tailored options, all of which develop individuals’ wider business skills as well as their legal and job-specific knowledge. It is now possible for talented future lawyers to take an apprenticeship route all the way from leaving school to qualification as a solicitor, without incurring any student debt. Find out more including how to apply here.
What’s the difference between the campuses?
With 13 locations in 12 cities across the UK, and international campuses in Berlin and Hong Kong, The University of Law offers a diverse choice of locations to study in. Whether it’s the bustling cities of London and Manchester or the heritage-rich Guildford that appeals, all of our campuses provide the same first-class professional learning environment. Our well-equipped IT suites, comprehensive law libraries, quiet study areas and vibrant social spots cater to all your study needs. Find out more about our facilities here.
We also offer a unique switching facility, CampuSwitch, which allows students to choose to study at one, two or more campuses to sample life in different cities during their studies. If you are studying an LLB (Hons) Law degree, you can even move from an on campus to an online course, or vice versa.