We complement our commitment to academic and professional legal education with high quality research activity. Research staff have entered and achieved excellent results in all national research exercises since the 1990s and our research scholarship continues to impact on court decisions, policy development and law reform in the UK, Europe and more broadly in the international arena. The expertise of our staff informs not only our undergraduate programmes but also our taught and research based postgraduate degrees.
About the School
Over the last 40 years, the School of Law and Social Science has developed an outstanding international reputation for delivering graduates that enter the professional world with the skills employers are looking for. Teaching sessions are small and personal, vibrant and intellectually stimulating, as well as being practical. Our aim is to provide you with a superlative student experience so that you can achieve to the best of your potential and graduate well equipped to make an impact in the professional world of your choosing.
Our highly qualified staff include internationally renowned research experts, award winning teachers and professionals with extensive industry experience. We have a strong network of alumni within the professions and business which, alongside our strong industry links, enable us to provide industry relevant courses. We constantly adapt and develop our course syllabi to remain in line with current practice ensuring our learning and teaching is informed by our cutting edge research.