Studying Law

Studying Law is one of the most traditional and respected courses you can study at university. It can lead to a number of career pathways, most notably in the legal sector.

Studying law at undergraduate level

Aspiring lawyers will need to obtain a LLB Law degree before moving on to the necessary vocational training to become a barrister or solicitor or studying for a Masters of law. The Law degree studied at undergraduate level can either be a standard LLB Law degree, or an LLB degree where you might study Law and another subject.

Law Conversion courses - another route into a career in Law

Graduates of other disciplines can study Law via a law conversion course such as a Graduate Diploma in Law or our two-year LLB Law conversion course before progressing to the professional training stage, or studying for a Masters of law degree.

Studying Law for key skills development

There are many other reasons to study Law, and the career opportunities are not limited to the legal profession. By studying a Law degree, you will develop skills which are highly valued in any field of employment:

  • Research skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Public speaking
  • Organisational skills
  • How to analyse and interpret information
  • Working as part of a team
  • Time management
  • Legal knowledge
  • Problem solving

A degree in Law will open up doors to careers in business, management, local government, accountancy, advisory bodies, tax, banking, insurance, teaching and much more.

Read about the types of law degrees we offer here at Bangor.