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Undergraduate degrees – University of Reading

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    Underpin your specialist knowledge with practical experience and expertise

Undergraduate degrees

Studying law at the University of Reading provides the perfect blend of rigorous academic study and practical legal experience.

You will learn from experienced academics who are enthusiastic about their subject, and from leading experts in specialist areas such as medical law, environmental law and international law. Some of our academics are expert advisers to government and policy-makers, international organisations and civil society organisations.

Why study at Reading School of law?

Our ethos as a friendly, inclusive law school means that we are focused on developing our students into competitive, well-rounded candidates who are prepared for a wide range of careers. With teaching from leading academics, world-leading research, excellent graduate career prospects, individual support and guidance, and an exciting curriculum combining academic rigour with practical legal experience and exclusive placement opportunities, we can help you to excel. 

90% student satisfaction

In 2020, our students gave us a 90% overall satisfaction rating in the National Student Survey (for more details, ask us at

"The University of Reading is one of the top universities for law and the campus is so picturesque. This University has a great atmosphere, along with high-quality teaching and opportunities for practical experience.”

Louise Astill

LLB Law graduate

exciting and relevant modules

Gain a thorough understanding of the workings of the English legal system, with the chance to tailor your studies to your interests.

innovative learning environment

Find out about our practical approach to learning and what we do to support you during your legal studies.

Co-curricular opportunities

Boost your employability by developing your skills and experience through a variety of pro bono projects, negotiation and client interviewing competitions.

a springboard to a rewarding career

As well as preparing you for the legal profession, studying law provides you with transferable skills which are valued by a diverse range of careers.

broaden your horizons

Want to see more of the world? Take the opportunity to travel as you study.


interested in studying law?

We'd love to discuss your options with you at our next Open Day. Our team are on hand to answer questions and help you decide if our undergraduate course would suit you.

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