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Study Law at BU

Whether you want to become a solicitor or barrister, specialise in a specific field or keep your career options open, our qualifying law degrees will help you develop the skills to succeed in the legal sector and progress to your next stage of training.

Law courses

Why study Law at BU?

  • Help choosing your specialism: We know it’s difficult to decide which area of law you’d like to focus on when you’re setting out on your training, which is why all of our law degrees have the same units in the first semester
  • Professional accreditation: Our qualifying law degrees are accredited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and Bar Standards Board (BSB)
  • Meeting the requirements for the academic stage of legal training: All our law degrees meet the requirements for the academic stage of legal training, enabling you to progress to the Legal Practice Course, preparing for the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) stage one assessments, or enrolling on a Bar vocational course to become a solicitor or barrister once you graduate (subject to meeting minimum degree requirements)
  • Practical experience in a courtroom environment: Our practical Moot Court tests oral and written skills in a courtroom environment and will give you valuable practical experience
  • Placement links: BU has excellent links with a range of legal firms; our students have completed placements with the likes of Steele Raymond, Law Debenture, Citizen’s Advice Bureau and the CPS
  • Publish your research in our BU Law Review: Contribute to the BU Law Review, an academic publication designed to enable students to further their interests relating to the law and to publish their excellent research

Find a course

Courses with a Foundation Year option: If you don’t yet have the right qualifications to study your chosen subject, a Foundation Year offers an alternative route to access a degree course. It involves an initial year of study that will enable you to progress onto the first year of one of our eligible undergraduate degrees.

Courses open for 2021 and 2022 entry

The following courses still have spaces available through Clearing to start this autumn. Call +44(0)1202 966777 to talk to us about places in Clearing or apply online now.