The University of Law: Birmingham

133 Great Hampton St, Birmingham, West Midlands B18 6AQ

0800 289997

The University of Law Birmingham is situated in the centre of the UK’s second largest city. One of Europe’s most vibrant cities; Birmingham is a great place to live and work, it is the central hub for leading law firms and lawyers outside of London.

From watching a film at The Electric, to taking a walk around the gardens at Aston Hall, there’s plenty to do in Birmingham. Riverside cafes, bars and restaurants can be found by the canal, and galleries, museums and shops are spread around the city centre.

Graduate Diploma in Law (full-time/part-time)

Our GDL is designed to build knowledge and skills that more than match a law degree. Academic training is built around real-life examples and case studies, and you’ll be given research assignments that directly reflect the way you’ll work as a lawyer. You’ll have the opportunity to explore an area of law that interests you via your own Research Project or our unique Law of Organisations module.

MA Law (full-time)

Our MA Law is designed specifically for non-law graduates to gain a legal qualification at Masters level. The MA Law is an internationally recognised qualification, so it’s ideal for a career path in or outside of the legal sector. MA Law students may also be eligible for a student loan.

Legal Practice Course (full-time/part-time)

We’re confident that our LPC is the best preparation for entering legal practice by offering you the skills to succeed in the business world. Future lawyers and business leaders need a wealth of skills to prepare them for today’s market place. Our client-focused LPC enables you to develop the commercial awareness, critical thinking and the necessary professional skills to prepare you for the challenges of working as a solicitor. Study our LPC and you can gain an MSc in Law, Business and Management or an LLM in Professional Legal Practice at no extra cost. LPC Masters students may also be eligible for a postgraduate student loan.

Bar Professional Training Course (full-time/part-time)

Our BPTC is uniquely structured to mirror the real life experience of a barrister in practice. We’re the only legal training provider offering a live selection process. Study in small groups with plenty of opportunities to test your advocacy skills. With our BPTC LLM you can gain additional practical experience representing real clients in courts and tribunals. Masters students may also be eligible for postgraduate funding.


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