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Career development

The University of Edinburgh is ranked 23rd in the world for student employability (Emerging Global Employability University Rankings).

Graduates of our online programmes progress to a range of careers in law and related fields, including work in:

  • local and international law firms
  • government legal departments
  • other public institutions
  • international organisations
  • academia.

Our LLM programmes are also an ideal platform for advanced research.


What our students say

David Foster, LLM in Information technology Law, talks about his experience of studying online and how it impacted his career.

The Careers Service

The University of Edinburgh's Careers Service plays an essential role in your wider student experience at the University. It offers a range of tailored careers and personal development guidance and support.

The Careers Service will support you during your studies and after graduation to help you tap into your talent and build your employability with confidence and enthusiasm.

The Careers Service provides a range of services including:

  • careers advice
  • CV writing
  • interview practice
  • Employ.ed internships
  • career fairs
  • alumni events.

Find out more about the University's Careers Service

Contact us

If you have any questions about our online programmes please don't hesitate to contact us.