The UCL Faculty of Laws is a vibrant and cosmopolitan international community providing students with a wealth of opportunities to equip themselves with the skills and knowledge to succeed in their future law career.
UCL’s Faculty of Laws is ranked as one of the world’s best law schools in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for Law 2022, and Law degrees at UCL are taught through a combination of seminars, lectures and tutorials. Most modules are assessed by either assessed essays or unseen examination, or a combination of both.
University College London is considered one of the best universities in the world and the UCL ranking for law is currently:
- 3rd in the UK (Times Good University Guide 2022)
- 2nd in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2022)
- 6th in the world (THE World University Rankings 2022 by subject: Law)
Additionally, UCL’s overall global ranking is 8th, meaning you can be sure that whatever UCL subject or course you decide to study, you will be learning from the very best in an environment which encourages students to thrive.
Learn more about studying a law degree at UCL below. If you would like to begin your UCL LLM application, arrange a free consultation with SI-UK London today.
Why study a Law degree at UCL?
UCL’s law department is top in London and is frequently visited by leading lawyers and judges. The University also has access to the Old Bailey, Supreme Court, and many other academic resources in the UK capital.
The UCL LLM programme will help students develop expertise in a range of specialist subject areas over the course of its 10-month duration. A huge number of taught LLM modules (see below) are available including Company Law, International Criminal Law and Privacy, Data and Surveillance Law.
The UCL LLB is a three-year programme which provides students with a thorough understanding and grounding in the foundations of legal knowledge.
Students can also choose from a range of LLM specialisms available at UCL, including:
- Competition Law
- Corporate Law
- Environmental Law and Policy
- Human Rights Law
- International Banking and Finance
- International Commercial Law
- International Law
- Intellectual Property Law
- Jurisprudence and Legal Theory
- Law and Social Justice
- Legal History
- Litigation and Dispute Resolution
- Maritime Law
- Public Law
UCL Law Entry Requirements
A good 2.1 with evidence of 1st class ability or at least 65% in Bachelor of Laws (LLB), Juris Doctor (JD), or Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL).
Additionally, applicants must prove their expertise in communication skills, motivation, and analytical and reasoning ability across their personal statements and written work. There is currently no law conversion course available at UCL.
Students whose first degree was not Law in their bachelors at their undergraduate level are allowed to study a UCL Law Masters degree if they score an average of 65% across every year in their undergraduate study and an average of a minimum of 65% plus with one mark over 70% in their Graduate Diploma in Law course from UK professional recognised bodies.
LLM at UCL Tuition Fees
The fees for studying LLM law degree at UCL for the academic year 2022-23 for full and part-time students are:
- UK students: £19,400 (full-time) and £9,700 (part-time)
- International students: £29,400 (full-time) and £14,700 (part-time)
UCL Masters of Law Program Structure
The Masters of Laws (LLM) programme can be studied as a full-time course of 10-months, as a part-time course of two academic years, or as a flexible course of up to five academic years.
To complete the LLM Law degree (for both full-time, part-time or flexible), students will need to obtain at least 180 credits that consist of taught modules and a research essay.
Study the UCL LLM
To begin your application to study a law degree at UCL, arrange a free consultation with SI-UK London today.