Derby Law School - LLB, LPC, LLM Courses & MPhil or PhD Law

Derby Law School

Derby Law School is one of the leading centres for the study and teaching of law and justice in the UK. Our law courses inspire, stretch and challenge.

The way we teach Law is innovative and engaging, allowing you the opportunity to develop the skills and attributes you’ll need for a successful career in the legal sector or other professional career. 

Legal education for tomorrow’s profession

There are guaranteed placements, real casework, a formal judicial shadowing scheme and guest lectures from legal professionals including experienced judges and coroners. Practical learning opportunities such as these help you develop the skills and attributes required for a successful career in the legal sector.

Legal education for the real world

What we teach ensures you make an impact as soon as you graduate. Our LLB is the only law degree in the UK that trains people in all of the key lawyers skills, such as drafting, advocacy, interviewing and negotiation.

We are also building a reputation for our expertise in human trafficking and modern slavery, sustainability, and medical law.

Legal education with global reach

Through our global network of partnerships, Derby Law School offers a truly international curriculum: what we teach and where it can be applied is not limited to one jurisdiction. You can also choose to study abroad to broaden your experience.

  • Build your practical experience in some of the country’s most advanced facilities for the study of law at One Friar Gate Square, the home of Derby Law School, situated in the heart of the city
  • Our tutors will know your name: learn from an experienced and enthusiastic teaching team with an international profile, many of whom have practised as solicitors or barristers themselves
  • We have established a reputation for producing highly effective law graduates who excel in all areas of the legal profession and other graduate careers – employers rate our graduates
  • You will have lots of opportunities to find out who you want to be, whether that’s through work placements and real casework or developing skills such as research and public speaking, you’ll evolve as an individual throughout your degree.