Why Study Law?
Our Law students will develop in-depth understanding of the law and how it works. This includes learning more about society from a legal perspective and exploring how the law can provide real-world solutions to contemporary issues.
Law graduates are highly employable. A Law degree provides an excellent platform for those seeking to pursue a legal career. It also provides a solid foundation for a wide range of other professions.
Studying Law is about skills, as well as knowledge. Our on-campus mock courtroom allows you to develop your skills in courtroom work, and to feel at ease in court. Law students actively develop advanced communication skills, problem-solving abilities and a keen capacity for independent thought. These are sought after transferrable skills.
Develop self-confidence: Studying Law is an empowering experience. You will often work in groups and actively participate in debates and discussions. These are fantastic environments for nurturing positive self-esteem and confidence.
in Wales for Law in 2020
Guardian University Guide 2020 (published June 2019)
"I absolutely love studying at Bangor. The staff are very supportive and the course content is so interesting. Many of the lecturers are leaders in their field and this is reflected in the high quality of teaching we receive."
Career Opportunities in Law
Our Law degrees prepare you for your future career – be it in law, business, management, government, accountancy, advisory bodies, tax and banking, insurance, lecturing and teaching, policy and charity work, international work, and so much more.
Here in Bangor Law School, we help you to learn the essential skills for your future career – legal knowledge, problem solving, critical thinking, professional research and information management skills, time management, public speaking and presentation skills, professional networking - and, of course, teamwork.
Our Research in Law
Our lecturers are research active. Many staff in the Schools have also been previously employed as professionals within the legal sector in roles such as judge, solicitor and magistrate. This means that all your lecturers are at the cutting-edge of knowledge in their subject areas. Why is this important? It enables us to bring teaching to life and provide you with the most up-to-date thinking in class.
Coupled with this rich combination of backgrounds, staff members’ research reflects varied interests and expertise in fields such as Human Rights Law, International Law, Corporate Finance Law, Maritime Law, Commercial Law, Criminal Law, Company Law, Administrative Law, Child and Family Law, and Intellectual Property Law.
Bangor Law School is also home to the Institute of Competition and Procurement Studies (ICPS), which specialises in evidence-based research into the behavioural responses of public institutions and their suppliers to public procurement policies, laws and practices.