Law Many staff with legal practise experience
Many staff with legal practise experience
Law Preston has high profile legal and criminal cases
Preston has high profile legal and criminal cases
Law Practical legal experience with real life cases
Practical legal experience with real life cases
Progress onto a successful legal career with one of our qualifying law degrees; validated by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority and the Bar Standards Board. We offer the highly regarded LLB Hons Law programme, as well a range of additional law degrees with specialisms to cater to your areas of interest.
We will equip you with a sound and practical understanding of how the law operates and how the legal systems work. Our degrees incorporate plenty of work experience opportunities, national and international educational field trips and with our affiliation with the Preston Crown Court, you’ll be able to go behind the scenes and gain knowledge and experience in how the courts operate. Many of our students pursue roles as a solicitor or barrister while others may move into roles within criminal law or business and management.
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We have proudly been delivering education since 1975 through research active staff who are renowned within their fields. Many of our staff have practised as solicitors, barristers and senior managers in major organisations.
High Profile Cases
Preston is the second largest city in the UK for conducting trials. Second only to London, Preston sees some of the highest profile legal and criminal cases. Examples include the Cregan, Bulger and Shipman trials. As a student, you can visit the courts and go behind the scenes to discover more about these infamous cases.
We offer countless opportunities for you to build practical legal experience and deal with real life cases through our Pro Bono Clinic, Business Law Clinic and Mediation Clinic.
UCLAN LAW LECTURER SCOOPS TOP NATIONAL LEGAL EMPLOYABILITY AWARD
Simon Price won a national award for his work in helping students to find work experience placement opportunities.
INSPIRATIONAL MUM-OF-TWO CELEBRATES SUCCESSFUL FIVE-YEARS OF STUDY
A disabled woman who returned to education while raising two young children has celebrated her graduation.
LANCASHIRE UNIVERSITIES TO RUN FIRST UK STUDENT-RUN TAX HELPLINE
UCLan, Lancaster University and national charity TaxAid will run the ten-week-long pilot project.
"My lasting memories (of the University of Central Lancashire) are times spent with friends I met whilst studying the law degree, whether that be the nights out at the Students' Union or the constant phone calls back and forth about coursework and exams!"
Our qualifying law degrees provide a sound steppingstone for students to begin their legal training to become a solicitor (through the Legal Practice Course – LPC) or barrister (through the Bar Professional Training Course – BPTC). Our students are also able to demonstrate a range of transferable skills to employers outside of the legal field, such as in management within multinational organisations.
Purpose built moot court room enabling students to take part in simulated court proceedings involving drafting briefs, participating in oral argument and holding mock trials.