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Durham Law School

Studying Law at Durham University

Welcome to Durham Law School - we are delighted that you are considering studying with us at Durham Law School. Your time in Durham will be exciting, fulfilling, and prepare you well to be make a success of your chosen career.

Durham Law School is a world leader in legal education and research. Our top-ranked global law courses are very competitive with an excellent and diverse student population from across the world delivering a cutting-edge, research-led curriculum.

The Law School is a great place to learn law. We are a vibrant community of internationally recognised scholars and creating impact on how law is understood and shaped. A top 40 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. This commitment is supported by annual growth each year of new academic staff and further expand and diversify our attractive range of module choices across all levels. 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. In short, we aim to provide a supportive environment in which all our students can flourish to the full, both academically and personally.

Durham Law School is at an exciting point in our history. We hope you will join us to make an even more exciting future.

Professor Thom Brooks FAcSS FHEA FRHisS FRSA
Head of School