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Study law in the UK

An in-depth guide to studying law in the UK as an international student

What types of law degree can you study in the UK?

What do law experts in UK say?

  • Dr Amy Elkington

    Dr Amy Elkington

    University of Chichester Senior Lecturer in Law
    Dr Amy Elkington says

    Law is a fascinating subject that is beneficial for those wanting a career in law, or for those who just have an interest in the subject and want to develop their analytical and reasoning skills. It is a subject highly viewed by employers and so can lead to a wide range of career opportunities.

    Students will have the opportunity to study various aspects of the English Legal System, whilst making comparisons to other jurisdictions. In addition, they will be able to study European Union Law, European Human Rights Law and International Law.

    The University of Chichester provides a supportive environment in which to study Law and gives students individualized assistance to reach their full potential. The campus is a diverse and vibrant community with friendly and approachable staff, who are always willing to help.

    A degree in Law is beneficial as it is accredited by the Bar Standards Board and Solicitors' Regulatory Society, therefore, providing a professionally recognized degree. Furthermore, it gives students the opportunity to apply for, and undertake, a work placement in a related field to develop their employability and practical skills.

    A student who has studied a Law degree can go onto a number of careers including, becoming a legal professional, academia, working in the civil service, human resources officer, marketing executive, editor, mediator or management consultant.

Top law programs in the UK

What are the top Law Undergraduate programs in the UK?

Bachelor's in law in the UK

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    Law (Jordanstown Campus) - LLB (Hons) Ulster University, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    20,031 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 14,480 GBP

    Start date
    September
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    Law with Business - LLB (Hons) University of the West of England - UWE Bristol, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    17,984 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,000 GBP

    Start date
    September
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    Law - BA (Hons) London Metropolitan University, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    17,569 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 12,700 GBP

    Start date
    September
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    Business and Management (Law) - BA (Hons) Bath Spa University, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    19,242 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,910 GBP

    Start date
    September
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    Law with Criminology - LLB (Hons) London South Bank University, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    19,063 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,780 GBP

    Start date
    September
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Certificate in law in the UK

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    Law with Business - Cert University of Essex Online, UK
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    Program type
    Undergraduate certificate
    Duration
    16 months
    Annual tuition fee
    8,531 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 6,167 GBP

    Start date
    January
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Pathway in law in the UK

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    Law with International Business (Foundation) - FD Leeds Beckett University, UK

    Program type
    Undergraduate pathway
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    15,079 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 10,900 GBP

    Start date
    September, January
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What are the top Law Graduate programs in the UK?

Master's in law in the UK

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    Safeguarding Adults: Law Policy Practice - MA Keele University, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    20,404 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 14,750 GBP

    Start date
    September
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    Law and LegalTech - LLM University of Portsmouth, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    22,549 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,300 GBP

    Start date
    September
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    Healthcare Law and Ethics - LLM University of Dundee, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    30 months
    Annual tuition fee
    10,894 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 7,875 GBP

    Start date
    September, January
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    International Aviation Regulation and Law - MSc Buckinghamshire New University, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    17,984 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,000 GBP

    Start date
    September
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    International Trade and Economic Law - LLM University of the West of England - UWE Bristol, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    18,329 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,250 GBP

    Start date
    September
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Doctorate in law in the UK

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    Law - PhD University of Portsmouth, UK

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    22,549 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,300 GBP

    Start date
    February, October
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    Marketing, Events and Law - PhD University of Gloucestershire, UK

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    18,260 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,200 GBP

    Start date
    September, January
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Diploma in law in the UK

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    International Business Law - PGDip University of Essex Online, UK
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    Program type
    Postgraduate diploma
    Duration
    16 months
    Annual tuition fee
    10,350 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 7,482 GBP

    Start date
    January, October, July, April
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    Law/CPE - GradDip Bournemouth University, UK

    Program type
    Postgraduate diploma
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    16,600 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 12,000 GBP

    Start date
    September
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Certificate in law in the UK

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    International Business Law - PGCert University of Essex Online, UK
    • Online

    Program type
    Postgraduate certificate
    Duration
    8 months
    Annual tuition fee
    5,175 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 3,741 GBP

    Start date
    July, January, April, October
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Pathway in law in the UK

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    Business and Law, Pre-Master's Program - PGP University of Aberdeen, UK

    Program type
    Postgraduate pathway
    Duration
    3 months
    Annual tuition fee
    15,909 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 11,500 GBP

    Start date
    June, September
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    Business, Management and Law, Pre-Masters - PGP Liverpool John Moores University, UK

    Program type
    Postgraduate pathway
    Duration
    6 months
    Annual tuition fee
    9,683 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 7,000 GBP

    Start date
    March, May
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    Law and Social Sciences, Pre-Master’s - PGP University of Glasgow, UK

    Program type
    Postgraduate pathway
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    32,412 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 23,430 GBP

    Start date
    September
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    Law and Social Sciences, Pre-Master’s - PGP University of Nottingham, UK

    Program type
    Postgraduate pathway
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    29,714 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 21,480 GBP

    Start date
    September
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    Law and Social Sciences, Pre-Master’s - PGP University of Liverpool, UK

    Program type
    Postgraduate pathway
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    22,991 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,620 GBP

    Start date
    September
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