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Leeds Law School


Welcome to law in practice

Welcome to Leeds Law School

Our Law School sits in the heart of the great city of Leeds, the most important legal centre outside London and home to over 180 law firms employing in excess of 8,000 professionals. It is perfectly placed to ensure all our undergraduate, postgraduate, full and part-time students are able to mine the wealth of practical experience and employment opportunities available on our doorstep.

With state-of-the-art facilities, mentoring and career development opportunities, placements and a courtroom, students who choose Leeds Law School can expect a successful career founded on high calibre, practical teaching. We have a broad variety of courses including our LLB, LPC, PG Dip Law (GDL) and LLM International Business Law, and each aims to give our graduates the enthusiasm, sharpness of mind and practical tools to thrive in competitive and fast-paced professional environments.

Start building your skills – and your professional network – from day one, only at Leeds Law School.

Please explore our courses and law school further:

Undergraduate Courses

LLB (Hons) Law
LLB (Hons) Law
Learn the rules of life - gain knowledge of the legal systems and practices that regulate our society to train for a career in law.
LLB (Hons) Law with Finance
LLB (Hons) Law with Finance
Combine a qualifying law degree with an in-depth understanding of the financial and business world.
LLB (Hons) Law with international Business
LLB (Hons) Law with international Business
Gain a valued qualification that will equip you for legal practice in a fast-changing world and for the realities of business in a globalised economy.
LLB (Hons) Law with Management
LLB (Hons) Law with Management
Equip yourself with the knowledge and the intellectual and people skills required for a rewarding career in law or management.

Postgraduate Courses

LLM Qualifying Law Degree
LLM Qualifying Law Degree
Study a course that will give you a solid grounding in all aspects of law and will provide a route into the legal profession.
Postgraduate Diploma in Law (GDL)
Postgraduate Diploma in Law (GDL)
Take the route right into the heart of a career in the legal profession and gain a sound knowledge of the English legal system and processes.
LLM International Business Law
LLM International Business Law
Develop your legal knowledge with the study of subjects relevant to economic and commercial activity around the modern world.
LLM Master of Laws
LLM Master of Laws
Raise your profile in a competitive legal world and develop your knowledge in relation to the rules regulating global business activity.
PhD
PhD
At Leeds Beckett we offer a range of options for you to undertake a postgraduate research programme, from Master of Research, through to Master of Philosophy, Professional Doctorates and PhDs.

Professional Courses

LLM Legal Practice
LLM Legal Practice
Prepare for a career in the legal profession by developing a deep-rooted knowledge of the law and perfecting the necessary practical skills.
Legal Practice Course (LPC)
Legal Practice Course (LPC)
Take your legal career to the next level and train to become a solicitor for a career involving conducting proceedings in court.

Graduate Success Stories

Euan LawrencePostgraduate Diploma Law and Postgraduate Diploma Legal Practice Course, 2006

I’m now sharing my knowledge with the lawyers of the future via the University’s mentoring scheme and helping them gain invaluable work experience in industry.

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Graduate Profiles

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Faculty News

Mooting success for Leeds Beckett University Law students

Two Leeds Beckett University Law students are celebrating, having won a mooting competition judged by prestigious retired judge, His Honour Harrow.

Legal Advice Clinic pilot launched at Leeds Beckett

A new initiative offering free, confidential legal advice to Leeds residents has been successfully piloted at Leeds Beckett University.

Human rights fighter speaks at Leeds Beckett

Director of the UK’s leading civil rights organisation, Liberty, Shami Chakrabarti, delivered a free public lecture on freedom and security at Leeds Beckett University on Wednesday 9 March.