Law

Develop your knowledge and understanding of legal frameworks as you prepare for your professional career

Law

Develop your knowledge and understanding of legal frameworks as you prepare for your professional career

Top 25

for student satisfaction in the UK

National Student Survey 2021

5th

for courses and lecturers

WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2020

21st

out of 121 UK universities

Guardian University Guide 2022

Prepare for a career within the law profession

Law courses

Explore the inner workings of the national legal
and judicial systems

Develop vital critical thinking, analytical and research skills that prepare you for
your professional career.

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  • Undergraduate
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LLB (Hons) Law

Learn fundamental legal principles to give you the opportunity to pursue a career as a barrister or solicitor.
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LLB (Hons) Law with International Relations

Study the foundation of legal knowledge as you explore key aspects of contemporary international relations.
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LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology

Study a real-world application of the law, the psychology of criminals and the investigative element of crime.
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LLM Law Conversion with SQE Preparation

Our Master of Laws (LLM) conversion degree will enable students who have achieved a degree in a subject other than Law to study the Foundations of Legal Knowledge.

Dr Amy Elkington

Law

Why study Law at the University of Chichester

Go beyond the foundations of law

Study criminal law on each year of your degree

Unlike many universities, we offer you the option to study criminal law across all three years of your degree, with additional options across multiple areas of law including international law, intellectual property, and international human rights.

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Innovative assessment methods

Move away from exams with our practical assessment methods

Our Law courses are mainly non-examination based as we use innovate assessment methods including coursework, as well as those that prepare for your future career in the law profession, including mock trials and client interviews.

Professional experience

Gain quality professional experience as part of your degree

Our Law students have dedicated work placement options available to them in their second year of study, with opportunities to work within law firms, in-house legal departments, Citizen’s Advice and local authorities.

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Employment links

Take advantage of our strong employment links

We work closely with law firm Irwin Mitchell who run workshops, career events and talks. We also work with local government and barristers’ chambers to expand your professional network before you graduate.

Guest speakers

Gain a unique insight into the profession from expert guest speakers

Our Law students have the opportunity to gain a more in-depth understanding of the law profession through visiting guest speakers, such as The Right Honourable Baroness Hale of Richmond DBE, who we were delighted to welcome in 2020.

Visiting speaker
The Right Honourable Baroness Hale of Richmond DBE
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Student view

Learn how studying Law at Chichester can help you grow

Our Law tutors and students discuss why you should consider studying Law and how their Law degrees have helped them.

Expert teaching staff

Learn from experienced staff here to support your learning

Senior Lecturer in Law

Dr Elkington is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and the Programme Co-ordinator for the LLB (Hons) degrees and has a student-centred approach to her teaching.

Lecturer in Law

Luke has taught Law at a range of levels from GCSE to degree since 2015, and his teaching style focuses on effective methods of assessment to better help students.

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