The University of London
The University of London
has been awarding law degrees throughout the world for over one hundred years.
The University of London was the first British University to award
Common Law degrees. Before Oxford, Cambridge and other British
Universities, The University of London was the first to establish common
law departments (under John Austin & John S. Mill at University
College), the first to admit women, the first to establish
the study of Common Law Jurisprudence in England, the first
in Great Britain whose qualifications were not based on
religious criteria, and the first to establish degree programmes via
Senate House - University of London (Malet
Today, the University of London has over
45,000 students worldwide
who are registered with the University of London International Programmes. Over
12,000 students world-wide are registered with the International Programmes in Laws.
Whether earned as a full time (internal) student or as an
International Programmes student,
the University of London law degree are of equal standard and quality. Statute 66(2) of the
University of London expressly codifies this fact. Furthermore, the
General Bar Council of England and Wales fully recognize the law degree awarded
through the International Programmes for purposes of meeting the academic stage of legal
According to the University of London :
granted degrees and other awards shall have attained the same academic
standard irrespective of mode or place of study or examination. There
is only one University of London degree..."
University of London 2002
Many of the colleges of the University of London, such
as the London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Queen Mary
College, University College (UCL), Birkbeck College,
The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), The London School of
Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Royal
Hollaway and other colleges formulate the content, course of study and
for the degrees awarded by The University of London International
Additionally, for those students interested in entering the legal profession
in the United States, the
University of London LL.B. degree is recognized by many major ABA
approved law schools in the United States - for purposes of
meeting their educational requirements of Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree programs.
Many states will permit graduates of US ABA LL.M. programs to
take their bar examinations.
(ICLS) is a
tutorial institution devoted to helping University of London International Programmes' students prepare
for their University of London law examinations. ICLS is not part of the
University of London; however, ICLS specializes in teaching the law subjects tested by the University
University of London
ICLS is at the leading edge of educational
technology in terms of offering online lectures to its students not only in
the US and UK, but world-wide. The advent of the computer and internet have narrowed the gap between those who can
study law and those who can only dream about it.
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Prospective students interested in reading about The University of
London and its history, please
The International Center for Legal Studies, LLC
("ICLS") provides teaching for students seeking to earn a British law degree.
As a 'tutorial college", while ICLS teaches and provides an integrated legal
program, applicants are expressly advised that ICLS does not confer any law
degree. Students enrolled with ICLS are registered with a British based
University law degree program. Students enrolled with ICLS receive their
law degree from their British University. ICLS does not provide legal
advice. Applicants seeking bar admission information are advised to
contact the bar authorities for the jurisdiction which they seek admission.
Students and applicants are solely responsible for ascertaining bar admission
rules with respect to their individual credentials. ICLS provides online law
school tutoring together with individual mentoring and face to face learning.
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