Learn in an inclusive and friendly environment, where you can develop your legal skills and prepare for your future law career

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In the top 15 for Law in the UK

Guardian University Guide 2021, Complete University Guide 2021 and Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021

Our academics, many of whom are leaders in their fields, will challenge and support you throughout your studies.

You will learn and develop both legal and transferable skills such as the ability to understand and analyse complex materials, and present persuasive arguments orally and in writing. This will set you on the path to future career success.

William Bury - the last man to be hanged in Dundee

Our students recently participated in a public mock trial in Dundee. They re-examined the medical evidence which led to the execution of William Bury, the last man to be hanged in Dundee.
William Bury - the last man hanged in Dundee


Law students can apply for a global internship with Pagoda Projects to develop employability skills and gain valuable international work experience.

Learn more about the internships



Kevin Wahba studied law at the University of Dundee and now works as a Geomatics Engineer, Lawyer and an Ontario Land Surveyor

Published on 9 February 2021

portrait of female student


Chidinma Zik-Ikeorha, an international student from Nigeria, graduated with an LLM in International Law and currently works as a Programme Consultant for the United Nations Environment Programme.

Published on 26 January 2021

Photograph of Caroline Cotta in front of European Union buildings in Strasbourg. Berenice Lemoine and Tracy Leli inset to left.


Our students are encouraged to find and apply to internships to see how practitioners apply their legal skills and how laws are developed. Three LLM graduates discuss their internships and how they helped their careers and preparation for PhDs.

Published on 3 August 2020

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Scrymgeour Building
University of Dundee
Dundee DD1 4HN
United Kingdom


+44 (0)1382 386472 or +44 (0)1382 386736