- Law may be one of the most thriving professions in today’s world but it is also extremely challenging.
- Duration: 3-year LLB course. (The University of Oxford offers a course in jurisprudence, which is an LLB equivalent.)
- Profession: Solicitors or Barristers. solicitors take up the Legal Practice Course while barristers opt for the Bar Professional Training Course.
- If you want to practice in India but study in the UK, make sure you apply to only those institutes that are recognised by the Bar Council of India
- Admission Requirement: Predicted grades for your Class XII exams, Class X results, a letter of recommendation by an academician who has taught you, and a statement of purpose (SOP) explaining why you want to study a particular course. All these factors determine your value to the programme and decide whether you fit into a particular curriculum or not.
- The application process is through the UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admissions Service) and one can apply to a maximum of five universities.
Apart from India, UK is the best place to study law for Indian students as the Indian legal system is based on the British one.
USA does not offer a qualifying law degree at the undergraduate level. One can only go to law school in the US after completing four years of college.
Eleven universities in UK currently use the LNAT as part their admissions process for undergraduate law degrees. These are:
1. University of Bristol*
2. University College London*
3. Durham University*
4. SUSS Singapore University of Social Sciences
5. University of Glasgow
6. IE University, Spain
7. King’s College London*
9. University of Nottingham*
10. University of Oxford*
11. LSE London School of Economics and Political Science*