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When you join our School of Law, you'll study a combination of core modules that equip you with the foundations of legal knowledge, and optional modules where you can follow your interests in specialist areas. 

Watch these videos to find out more about some of the topics you can study as part of your LLB Law or MLaw degree.

Our courses are designed for you to excel, discover how you will study within the School of Law. 

Children, families and the state

Amanda Millmore, Associate Professor, explains how in the Children, Families and the State module you'll learn about the theory of law, as well as gaining an in-depth understanding of child protection. You'll also have the opportunity to take part in a mock case. 

Banking law

Dr Andrea Miglionico, Associate Professor, discusses how you'll focus on the bank-customer relationship in the Banking Law module.

This includes learning how banks engage with customers in the UK and understanding UK legislation.

Consumer law

Professor Christine Riefa, Professor of Law, discusses how her research feeds into her teaching of consumer law, which examines consumer rights and protections including for electronic commerce.

She also describes the support you'll receive from your personal tutor during your studies.

Criminal law

Criminal Law is taught as a first-year core module in our School. Amanda Millmore discusses how students explore the different types of offences, as well as studying prosecution and defence.

In this module, you'll learn in large class lectures and small-group tutorials.

Conflict and global development

Professor Rosa Freedman, Professor of Law, Conflict and Global Development, shares some of the modules we offer that examine conflict and development in today's world.

These include a new module on the war in Ukraine, and our Gender and Law module.

Law of Tort

Our Law of Tort module introduces you to the law of civil wrongs, including negligence, trespass, and nuisance.

In this module you have the opportunity to benefit from peer-assisted learning, where second and third-year students can support you in your studies.

EU law

Dr Stanislava Nedeva, Lecturer in Law, discusses EU Law, a second-year core module as well as an optional third-year module.

In this module you'll study the institutions that created the European Union and the relationship between EU law and international law.

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Why study with us

We combine a practice-led approach to learning with academic excellence to provide you with the experience, skills and confidence you need to build a successful career.

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How you'll study

Gain a deep understanding of criminology, law and policy in a way that combines critical analysis with highly practical learning, and advance your professional development through our career-related activities.

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Life in the School

Learn in a friendly, inclusive school where you will become an important part of our close-knit community of peers and academics.