Law is Ranked number 1 in Scotland and number 3 in the UK by the Guardian (2019) and is in the top 10 in the UK in The Times and Complete University Guides.


We were ranked number 1 in the UK for teaching in the National Student Survey 2017.


The law school is home to a successful, student led, mooting society which competes in competitions in Scotland and in the rest of the UK.


100% of the research activity carried out in Law was rated as being of a quality which is "recognised internationally" (REF 2014).


Our students participated in a public mock trial in Dundee. Learn more about William Bury - the last man to be hanged in Dundee .

This was a completely new experience – none of us had done anything quite like it. I don’t think any Scottish university has ever put on anything similar. It was an amazing opportunity for us.

Supported through challenges

Student in a court room.