THE UNIVERSITY OF LAW

Law

M.A  |  Placement Year:   No

Our MA Law is designed for non-law graduates who want to gain a legal qualification at Masters Level. We offer full-time and part-time options at a choice of locations as well as online.**

This course offers you progression onto the Legal Practice Course (LPC) or Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) in order to become a solicitor or barrister in England and Wales. 

You’ll learn practical legal skills such as analysis and critical evaluation, alongside a range of transferable attributes such as research and presentation skills.

Our structured course is delivered by qualified lawyers either face-to-face on campus or online. Our reputation for teaching excellence is highlighted by our Gold ranking from the UK Government-led Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for consistently delivering outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our students. 

On completion of the course, you’ll have the opportunity to progress your studies to become a solicitor or barrister in the UK, whilst obtaining a Master’s award, which will be highly attractive to employers in a variety of disciplines. This course is the perfect choice if you wish to keep your career options open.   

You’ll have access to our award-winning Employability Service to help you find employment from the moment you accept your place. It has an outstanding track record of finding students the right career path to suit them, whether in the legal sector or the wider business world.

Programme description

Our MA Law is designed for non-law graduates who want to gain a legal qualification at Masters Level. We offer full-time and part-time options at a choice of locations as well as online.**

This course offers you progression onto the Legal Practice Course (LPC) or Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) in order to become a solicitor or barrister in England and Wales. 

You’ll learn practical legal skills such as analysis and critical evaluation, alongside a range of transferable attributes such as research and presentation skills.

Our structured course is delivered by qualified lawyers either face-to-face on campus or online. Our reputation for teaching excellence is highlighted by our Gold ranking from the UK Government-led Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for consistently delivering outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our students. 

On completion of the course, you’ll have the opportunity to progress your studies to become a solicitor or barrister in the UK, whilst obtaining a Master’s award, which will be highly attractive to employers in a variety of disciplines. This course is the perfect choice if you wish to keep your career options open.   

You’ll have access to our award-winning Employability Service to help you find employment from the moment you accept your place. It has an outstanding track record of finding students the right career path to suit them, whether in the legal sector or the wider business world.

Key Modules
Module & Subject
Entry Requirements
  • Overall band score of 6.5 with no one component below 6.0 

    To be eligible to take up your place on our MA Law you must possess an undergraduate degree (or equivalent) at 2:1 or above in any discipline.

    Overseas graduates and mature non-graduates:

    • Please send your qualifications through to the Admissions team who can advise on your eligibility for the course
    • If you decide you wish to proceed onto the BPTC, please apply for a Certificate of Academic Standing from the Bar Standards Board (BSB)

    A sufficient command of English is required to successfully complete the course. Please note that students providing a degree from a UK university as proof of English must have studied the whole degree in the UK.

Foundation Campus
No Foundation
Course Option
Course Duration: 1 year
Course Fee:  12520.00
Course Level:  POSTGRADUATE
Application Deadline 
International Student:   (15,July)-(15,November)
Location
Country:  UNITED KINGDOM
Campus Location:  Birmingham, Guildford, Leeds, London Bloomsbury, London Moorgate, Manchester
Intake Deadline
JANUARY
SEPTEMBER