Online Postgraduate Degrees​

From The University of Law, UK

About the Partnership

Westerfield College in partnership with the University of Law offers an online postgraduate degree programme in the country at a fraction of the cost.

Our partner, University of Law is one of the most prominent specialist providers of legal education in the UK. In 2021, the university was awarded 5 stars in the QS World University Rankings overall for its Law Programme. The University also achieved 5 stars in Teaching, Employability, Online Learning, Academic Development and Inclusiveness.

We have developed our online programmes to deliver the same quality of teaching and learning experience, but with the convenience of being able to study when, where and how you want.

Work professionals can now develop their skills and accelerate their careers without leaving their jobs or changing location.

The online taught programme in Nigeria is administered by Westerfield College, Lagos, an exclusive partner of The University of Law.

About The University of Law

The University of Law, ULaw, is one of the UK’s longest-established specialist providers of legal education, with a rich heritage and reputation for innovation. 

The university has trained more practising lawyers in the UK than anyone else and it has the UK’s largest legal alumni group with over 80,000 members, giving its students excellent networking opportunities.

From its undergraduate to professional postgraduate qualifications, ULaw courses are specifically designed by experienced law academics and professionals, so you can be confident in the knowledge that you’re learning real-world skills from real professionals.


Qualifying Law degrees and CMI accredited business degrees

Access to student loan and flexibile payment: up to 20 instalments.

Access to professional personal and subject tutor.

Guaranteed Scholarship and International bursaries.

Access to facilities & resources: Study area, study groups, materials, free WIFI

Join Global Alumni network of more than 80,000.


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Is an online degree from The University of Law the same as the Postgraduate degree, taught on campus?

When you study with ULaw Online you receive the same qualification as you do if you study with the University of Law at a physical campus. The learning outcomes are the same, but you achieve them using different learning techniques and methodologies.

How long does the programme take?

Our programmes can be completed in as little as 10 months and a maximum of 2 years, depending on the student’s mode of study (Full-time or Part-time).

Will I be required to travel to the UK at any point, if I choose to study for an online degree?
If you are studying with us online you do not need to travel to the UK at any point during your degree. All learning and assessments can be carried out in your own country. You may wish to travel to the UK for your graduation ceremony or attend a virtual event if travel to the UK is not possible.
If I choose to study online, can I still access the University of Law's physical campuses?

ULaw Online campus students can access any of the University’s campuses to use their study space and the library facilities, as well as attend any events that are open to all students. At our partnership sites (Exeter, Liverpool, Reading, Sheffield). You do not have an automatic right to use the library facilities but you can apply to do so by contacting the student information team for the site you would like to use. They will be able to advise you on how you can apply to use the library facilities.

Is the programme recognised in my country?

The University of Law programmes offered online in exclusive partnership with Westerfield College are recognised worldwide.


What is the cost of the programme and do I have to pay at once?

The cost of our Masters programme is £6,700 if you are applying through Westerfield College. You can start with a deposit of £250 and the rest can be paid in 3, 6, 10, 20 interest-free monthly instalments.

Do you offer scholarships?

Yes, we do. You can get up to 44% scholarship if you are applying through Westerfield College. Plus, you can also access an international scholarship from the University of Law.


Do I need to get all the required documents before applying?

No, you can provide all supporting documents subsequently.

What is the deadline for the application?

Some programmes have an intake 3 times a month, and others twice a month.

How much is the application fee?

The application fee is FREE.