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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Discover our facilities, explore campus and talk to academic staff and students about the courses you want to study at one of our autumn Open Days.

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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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Careers in law

Our qualifying law degrees provide a stepping stone for students to begin their legal training. Become a solicitor (through the Legal Practice Course) or barrister (through the Bar Professional Training Course).

Learn a range of transferable skills applicable to jobs outside of the legal field. Find employment in fields such as management within multinational organisations.

Future careers for those studying law:

  • Solicitor
  • Judge
  • Barrister
  • Arbitrator
  • Mediator
  • Legal secretary
  • Lecturer of law

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Study a degree at UCLan

Interested in studying a degree with us? From exploring accommodation to visiting us at an Open Day, find out everything you need to know about life at UCLan.

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