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University of York: Law (Juris Doctor)

Institution University of York
Department The York Law School
Web http://www.york.ac.uk
Email law-pg-admissions@york.ac.uk
Telephone 01904 325818
Study type Taught

Summary

Learn from experienced legal professionals and world-class academics as you immerse yourself in realistic simulations of legal practice.

Intellectually challenging and skills-focused, this course will ensure you are ready to embrace the challenges of an international career in law. You'll be challenged to identify client interests, analyse legal issues, research relevant law and procedure and develop solutions.

We teach in small groups using our groundbreaking Problem Based Learning methodology to develop your personal, professional and legal skills.

You'll graduate with a unique combination of insight into how professional legal practice works. These legal and interpersonal skills and values will enable you to perform at the highest levels and in firms of all types. The JD (Juris Doctor) is recognised across the globe as an entry-level qualification into legal practice. Subject to any local requirements, completing this course could be a stepping stone to sitting Bar exams in jurisdictions as diverse as the USA, Australia and Hong Kong.

Accreditation This degree is a Qualifying Law Degree (QLD)*, accredited by the Bar Standards Board and Solicitors Regulation Authority.

*The Solicitors Regulation Authority is making changes to the system of qualification in England and Wales. These may affect the status of 'Qualifying Law Degrees' for all Law Schools.

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