Facts about the School of Law

  • Law was first taught at the University of Glasgow in the 15th century! Today the School of Law is recognized as one of the top 10 law schools in the UK and enjoys a worldwide reputation for excellence in research.

  • Studying for an LLM at Glasgow equips you with the knowledge and skills you need in an increasingly competitive legal market. Our graduates have gone to work in international courts, the European Commission, banking and finance, international law firms, governments, and academic institutions around the world.

  • Founded in 1451, the University of Glasgow is the fourth-oldest in the English-speaking world. Ranked in the top 1% of universities globally (QS World University Ranking 2012), our research led approach is one the reasons why a degree from the Glasgow is so highly prized.

  • More than 23,000 students from over 100 countries around the world, including 4000 international students, choose to study every year at the University of Glasgow.

  • The 2012 International Student Barometer ranked us third in the UK for student satisfaction.