About University of London

The University of London (UOL) is unique in its global reach with over 54,000 students in more than 180 countries. Over 600 exam centres worldwide and 70 plus institutions formally recognised to offer tuition for its programmes. Since 1858, UOL has enriched the lives of hundreds of thousands of students worldwide. Its flexible and affordable study methods enable students to study wherever they live.

UOL alumni include Nobel Prize Winners, politicians, designers, engineers, poets, teachers, lawyers and leaders of business and industry. Its success if based on the University of London’s reputation for high academy standards, built by the outstanding teaching and research of its 18 Colleges.

General Information

  • In a world where degrees and degree providers are proliferating, the UOL LLB offers the security of an internationally recognised ‘gold standard’ established for over 100 years.
  • The University of London was the first university to offer a degree in English Law (the LLB), in the 1890s – and that degree was made available to International Programmes students from the start.

Interesting Facts

  • Students can gain a UOL LLB degree from anywhere in the world.
  • The LLB allows students to progress on to the Vocational Stage of legal training as a Solicitor or Barrister in England and Wales and is also recognised in many other countries as leading to admission to the local legal profession.


Notable Alumni

  • Nelson Mandela – Former President of South Africa.
  • Judge Christopher Weeramantry – Former Vice-President of the International Court of Justice.
  • Dr Dipu Moni – Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bangladesh.
  • Dato Shyamala Alagendra – Prosecution Trial Lawyer with the International Criminal Court in The Hague.