Queen Mary University of London is one of the UK’s leading research-focused higher education institutions and belongs to the Russell Group of leading UK universities. With over 21,000 students from over 155 nationalities and 4,000 staff, we are one of the biggest and University of London colleges. We teach and research across a wide range of subjects in humanities, social sciences, law, medicine and dentistry, and science and engineering.
Queen Mary has been ranked in the top 14 universities in the UK and in the top 150 in the world. Five Nobel Prize Winners have come from Queen Mary and our staff members have been honoured by election to Fellowships of the Royal Society, the British Academy, the Royal Academy of Medical Science and the Royal Academy of Engineering.
The Law School
We are one of the largest and most diverse law schools in the country, with over 1,000 postgraduate law taught and research students, from over 100 jurisdictions. The School of Law has consistently been ranked in the top 10 law schools in the UK for the quality of our research, and many of our internationally recognised staff act as advisers to governments, industry, and NGOs, both in the UK and overseas.
Our School of Law was ranked 5th in the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2016 .
We have campuses in London, Paris and Greece where students can = study postgraduate law degree with QMUL.
We pride ourselves in having close links and holding events with London law firms and the Inns of Court, contributing to your networking opportunities and employability by key players in the legal field, here in London and abroad. For example we have an annual IT law essay prize competition with Preiskel & Co LLP and regularly hold joint lectures with leading law firms including the annual ‘Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and School of International Arbitration Lecture’ and the annual ‘Trends and Developments in Global Competition Law Conference by Crowell & Moring LLP and the Interdisciplinary Centre for Competition Law and Policy. Consequently, our programmes blend academic issues with practical skills, drawing on the expertise of visiting fellows and practitioners. Based on the English common law system, they also have a strong comparative and international perspective.
The School of Law at Queen Mary has two well-established units, the Centre for Commercial Law Studies(CCLS) and the Department of Law, each with distinct research strengths. Both have international research excellence, reflected in the numerous centres, institutes and research project websites (www.law.qmul.ac.uk/research/centres/) which have attracted high profile research projects such as the Cloud Computing research project funded by Microsoft, and high profile involvement in the multinational interdisciplinary research project
‘EU Action to Fight Environmental Crime’ (EFFACE) funded by the European Commission.