Singaporean students at Birmingham Law School

Birmingham Law School has a thriving population of more than 80 students from Singapore currently studying one of our LLB, LLM or research degree programmes.

As well as being one of the top 100 law schools in the world as ranked by the 2018 QS World Rankings, England and Singapore share a Common Law heritage and Birmingham Law School has a long history of welcoming Singaporean students. 

The UK is the home of Common Law and traditional universities, such as the University of Birmingham, carry a powerful international reputation leading to enhanced job prospects. The University of Birmingham is one of the few universities in the UK approved by the Ministry of Law.

Entry requirements 

LLB programmes 

We require grades of AAA at A-Level or a 3.0/4.0 GPA in a polytechnic diploma from a recognised institution for entry to our LLB programmes. 

LLB for Graduates

We require a 2:1 or equivalent in a non-law degree from a recognised institution for entry to our LLB for Graduates programme. We can also consider high 2:2s. 

LLM programmes

We require a 2:1 or equivalent in an LLB degree from a recognised institution for entry to our LLM programmes. We can also consider high 2:2s. 

Accreditation 

Students with an overseas law degree looking to practice in Singapore will need to complete further legal training/work and examinations. You can find further information from the Singapore Institute of Legal Education.

The above information is for guidance purposes. We recommend that students carry out their own research and check with the legal associations in the jurisdictions they wish to practise in for the most up to date information as the regulations may change. 

As a Birmingham Law School student, you will benefit from our Centre for Professional Legal Education and Research, which offers a range of opportunities to increase your experience of law in action and enhance your employability, including International Law Week. International Law Week is a series of talks on practicing in other jurisdictions.

Scholarships

Birmingham Law School offers a range of scholarships to its international students each year. Please see our scholarships section for further information.

The University also offers scholarships, including country-specific scholarships. More information on the scholarships available and further advice on funding your degree can be found on our international fees and funding pages. 

Visits

Birmingham Law School will be visiting Singapore in January 2019. Please check back for further information.

Contact us

If you have any queries regarding studying Law at Birmingham, please email us on either law-llb@bham.ac.uk or law-llm@bham.ac.uk. Alternatively, please call +44 (0)121 414 6431.

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