Welcome to the School of Law at the University of Aberdeen, one of the four “ancient” universities of Scotland, with law being taught here since 1495.

The School of Law offers an extensive range of both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes of study. We pride ourselves on delivering high quality, engaging and academically challenging programmes. Our learning environment is one of support and personal development leading to well rounded and highly employable graduates. The School of Law offers a wide variety of LLB degrees, plus an accelerated degree for graduates. A varied Graduate programme is offered including taught Masters degrees, research degrees and the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice. There is an annual Summer School run with Baltimore and Maryland Universities, USA. Trainee Continuing Professional Development was launched in September 2012 and other CPD activities are regularly provided by School of Law staff.

The School of Law has around 50 academic staff, 900 LLB undergraduates, 345 taught postgraduate students made up of: 200 LLM, 80 Diploma in Professional and Legal Practice and 65 postgraduate research students.

In the Times Good University Guide 2015, the Law School is ranked 12th in the UK out of more than 90 law schools and in the top 5 for graduate prospects.

We look forward to welcoming you to the School of Law.

Anne-Michelle Slater
Head of School of Law