A leader in flexible legal education
We are proud to be celebrating 20 years of Higher Legal Education at The Open University. This journey began in 1998 with 861 students studying the OU’s first law module. In celebrating, we want to reflect, see where we are now and where we want to be in the future.Join us in celebrating
A leader in flexible learning for 20 years, The Open University Law School offers world renowned and innovative legal education. More than 60,000 people have already studied with us and our undergraduate law degree is the most popular in the UK.Find out more about the school
If you study with the OU, you’ll be joining the most popular undergraduate law programme in the UK.
Research is at the core of our work, influencing all our activities which cover a wide range of legal themes.
Providing free legal advice and guidance to people who struggle to access appropriate legal support.
Our Law tutors (Associate Lecturers) are established university law lecturers, solicitors and barristers but, whatever their background, they all have at least one thing in common: a commitment and interest in teaching law.
Run by current students and alumni, our Law Society provides a forum through which students can socialise at our numerous events, and access a plethora of information and help regarding their studies and future careers in law.
The aims of the Journal of Commonwealth Law and Legal Education are to foster and promote high standards of legal education in the Commonwealth. Learn more about its history and download the latest journal.
The flexibility of The Open University meant that I could complete the internship in Colombia while continuing my studiesRead more Kirsty Goodman