UK Law Courses
Introduction to Law
Law programmes at UK universities provide a comprehensive and critical understanding of core legal principles and practical skills. Students will learn the content of law and legal analysis, gaining experience in the areas of mooting, arguing and negotiation. Mock courtrooms will help enhance the learning process, helping you gain valuable experience of a real world setting.
Almost all UK law courses allow students the option of taking a year’s professional placement at a firm, while overseas study is also available. Students can also choose to combine Law with another subject such as business, politics or journalism. All LLB programmes at UK universities are formally accredited by the Law Society of England and Wales and the Bar Council of England and Wales as qualifying law.
Graduate Law Careers and Salary
A Law degree will open up many different career options, and not only in the legal professions. In addition to traditional roles such as solicitors and barristers, Law graduates can use their qualification to find positions in journalism, business, criminology and many more diverse fields. After completing an undergraduate Law degree, many students opt to study a Masters of Laws postgraduate degree.
- Average starting professional salary: £18,720
- Average starting non-professional salary: £16,500
Source: The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.
Law UK Entry Requirements
- Typical International Baccalaureate requirements: 34 points.
- Typical A-levels requirements: AAB.
- Typical IELTS requirements: 6.5 overall, with no lower than 6.0 in any one component.
Please note that entry requirements vary for each UK university.
Where can I study Law in the UK?
To learn more about the best Law courses in the UK, find details on the top ten ranking Law universities in the Guardian University Guide 2021 below:
- University of Oxford
- University College London
- University of Cambridge
- London School of Economics
- University of Glasgow
- King's College London
- University of Durham
- Solent University
- University of Leeds
- University of Aberdeen
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