Edinburgh Law School was established in 1707, and for over 300 years we have trained some of the world's finest legal minds.
Now in its fourth century, the School is larger and more diverse than ever.
This is because students are expected to be able to complete 60 credits of study within 3 months under normal circumstances.
In these cases, the request needs to be considered in full by the ESEC Academic Panel.
The Old College Refurbishment Project has transformed the Law School’s premises at Old College into a 21st century home for the School, celebrating and preserving the heritage and history of Old College.
Find out more about the project and the facilities for the newly refurbished Law School Rankings We are an international and forward-thinking law school.
When will I know if my dissertation extension request has been granted?
If you are requesting a short extension approved by the Faculty, your dissertation supervisor will confirm this to you via email once a decision has been made.
If necessary the dissertation supervisor will then forward your request to Student Programmes with a view from the Faculty. In your formal, written request to your dissertation supervisor you must: Who will consider my request?
Faculties can agree to short dissertation extensions of up to 14 days (21 days for students with an ARUAA in place).