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.

Gain a sound and practical understanding of how the law operates and how the legal systems work. 

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Law students gain trainee solicitor contracts

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Why choose us?

  • 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 are the only University to host a Careers Jam ‘cJAM’ event; an innovative career event which enables students to secure placements with a diverse range of legal firms. Our courses are also supported by mentoring programmes, career insight talks and employability masterclasses.

  • You’ll be able to go on national and international field trips, such as to the Royal Courts of Justice and the Supreme Court in London, the European Commission in Brussels. Previous students have enjoyed trips to Cyprus and Mauritius to our sister and partner campuses overseas.
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Future Careers and Opportunities

Our qualifying law degrees provide a sound stepping stone 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.

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