LLB (Hons) in Law

General

Program Description

Course Overview

Take the first steps towards a range of exciting and rewarding careers in law with our LLB Law Single Honours degree.

You will gain a comprehensive grounding in the seven areas covered by a qualifying law degree; Contract Law, Criminal Law, Land Law, Equity and Trusts, EU Law, Law of Tort and Public Law.

As your studies progress, you can choose from a wide range of specialised subject areas of law relating to medicine, human rights, family, the environment, trade, employment, and media.

Throughout your studies, you will develop excellent research and analytical skills and learn to present your ideas effectively both verbally and in writing.

Why Law at Swansea?

Based at the Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law, you will benefit from being part of lively and diverse research and teaching environment.

We have an excellent reputation, with Law at Swansea being ranked:

  • Top law school in Wales (Times & Sunday Times 2019)
  • In the top 25 in the UK (Times & Sunday Times 2019)
  • Top 250 in the world (QS World Rankings)

You will be joining a university that is in the UK top 10 for overall student satisfaction (NSS 2019) and the UK top 10 for graduate prospects (DLHE 2018).

Your Law Experience

Our degree structure with a range of optional modules in your second and third years gives you plenty of scopes to tailor your studies to your particular interests, career goals, or ambitions.

You have the option of spending a year abroad between your second and final year, broadening your skills and experience with one of our partners.

We can support you with arranging work placement opportunities in a wide range of settings, both in the UK and abroad.

Law Employment Opportunities

An LLB in Law opens the door to many opportunities within the legal and criminal justice system, including roles with the police, victim support, and prison and probation services.

The experience and skills you will gain on this course will also prepare you for: careers in law, research or policy development, as well as further training to become a solicitor or barrister.

Careers and Employability

Careers and Employability Swansea Employability Academy (SEA) will support you at each stage of your career journey helping you build a bright future.

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs.
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers.
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities.
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics.
  • Advice and guidance on postgraduate study and funding.
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

We also provide help and advice for Swansea University Alumni up to two years after you graduate.

Employability at the School of Law

The School of Law takes a proactive approach to enhance graduate employability, with a dedicated Employability and Placements Officer. The School offers a range of local, national and international work placements, professional courses and the advice and support to help you develop the skills to achieve your ambitions.

Last updated September 2019

About the School

Swansea University is a research-led university that has been making a difference since 1920. The University community thrives on exploration and discovery, and offers the right balance of excellent t ... Read More

Swansea University is a research-led university that has been making a difference since 1920. The University community thrives on exploration and discovery, and offers the right balance of excellent teaching and research, matched by an enviable quality of life. Read less