Celebrating 50 years
Our first 50 years have been shaped by life-changing experiences, internationally-recognised research discoveries and, at times, riotous challenges.
Find out how we’re celebrating our 50th anniversary and how you can join the celebrations.
At our School of Law you will study with leading legal
experts alongside students from across the world. We are committed
to delivering high-quality teaching which is supported by our
research across a huge range of legal fields from public law to
human rights and informed by our international outlook.
We offer six undergraduate LLB courses which are all
'qualifying', letting you proceed straight onto the professional
stage of training to become a solicitor or barrister. Our wide range
of LLM courses include the longest established human rights law
course in Europe. We also offer you numerous opportunities to put
what you learn straight into action through a range of
extra-curricular activities at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Why we are special
- Global outlook
- Strong research
- Teaching excellence
- International community
- Leading experts
News and events
Check out our news section section for the latest information about publications, research excellence, awards and achievements by our staff and students.
As well as a range of study abroad options, you can also learn about both the French and English legal systems through our LLB English and French Laws (with Maîtrise/Master 1).
Careers and skills
Develop the skills you need for your future career within our School. We offer unique opportunities like our Essex Law Clinic and Essex Street Law to help you get experience and improve your CV.