The City Law School is one of London's major law schools offering an impressive range of academic and professional courses. This is the first law school in London to educate students and practitioners at all stages of legal education. With three levels of study - undergraduate, postgraduate and professional they offer courses suitable for everyone interested in following a career in law no matter what stage they are or where they are from. In addition, the School also offers a wide range of tailored CPD courses for qualified lawyers and those in associated professions.
LL.B. (Hons.) law degree is designed to give an excellent foundation in all the key areas of law. The LL.B. degree provides with the core legal knowledge to go on to either the Legal Practice Course or Bar Professional Training Course.
The City Law School offers high quality postgraduate courses that are suitable for both law and non-law graduates. The prestigious Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) has an unrivalled reputation within the profession and was one of the first courses for non-law graduates. The Graduate Entry LL.B. (GE LL.B.) enables non-law graduates to gain an LL.B. in just two years. Both courses enable progression to the required professional legal skills courses (LPC / BPTC). The LL.M. Programmes help in developing the understanding and expertise in a number of distinct areas of law and offering an extensive range of additional opportunities for students to engage with the legal profession and the wider business community.
Professional legal courses
The exceptional professional legal courses are recognised throughout the world as amongst the very best available. Each course is fully accredited by the relevant professional bodies and is developed and delivered by the team of highly respected practitioners and academics. The various professional courses are Bar Professional Training Course (Full and Part-time), Legal Practice Course, LL.M. in Professional Legal Practice, and LL.M. in Professional Legal Skills.
The Law School have been recognised by the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) as producing research of world leading quality and, as part of City University London, the research pedigree dates back over 100 years. They offer research opportunities in a broad range of areas of both academic and professional importance. Whether one is looking to do a Ph.D., M.Phil. or LL.M. by Research - The City Law School can help to reach one's full potential.
The City Law School Library (Gray's Inn)
The City Law School has two dedicated law libraries. The library at Gray's Inn Place primarily supports students on professional programmes while law students based at Northampton Square have the use of a law collection on level 4 of the University library, Northampton Square. A dedicated team of professional staff, qualified in law librarianship and trained in legal research are available to assist with sourcing legal materials, researching the law and answering the queries.
The City Law School and the University provide very pro-active career professionals. They provide group and one-to-one advice and host a number of informational and practitioner events each year. Some are for current students, some for prospective students and some are for the general public, but all provide essential, high-quality and informative information.
The City Law School
City University London
Phone: +44 (0)20 7040 3309