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Undergraduate Study

Durham Law School is a world leader in legal education and research. Our LLB degree is a flexible, full-time course delivered over three years – and fully approved as a Qualifying Law Degree for careers as a barrister or solicitor.

The LLB provides students with an excellent understanding of the law of England and Wales as well as legal research and practice. Students have the opportunity to specialise across a wide range of optional modules from public law and human rights to corporate and international law as well as modules in other subject areas.
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Award-winning legal education

Durham’s academic staff have won numerous awards for teaching excellence. Our cutting edge undergraduate modules are taught through a combination of lectures, small group tutorials of 6 to 8 students, seminar groups and private study by many of the leaders in the field.

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An exciting place to learn law

The Law School is a great place to learn law. We are a vibrant community of internationally recognized scholars and creating impact on how law is understood and shaped.

A top 50 QS World Ranked Law School, we deliver world-leading and award-winning teaching with a firm commitment to small group teaching in seminars and our tutorial system much prized by employers. Alongside your studies, you will have the opportunity to engage in a growing number of extra-curricular activities led by law students - including mooting and working on a range of pro bono activities - and will benefit from our close relationships with a range of leading employers.
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Durham Law School has given me a breadth of legal knowledge taught by the most esteemed, supportive and enthusiastic professors.

Olesya Marchenko
3rd year LLB
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Durham Tours

Fancy taking a virtual tour around Durham? Our brand new 'Durham University Tours' app is available now in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store!

Learn more about our virtual tours