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Undergraduate Law

An undergraduate degree from Newcastle Law School will give you the foundations of legal knowledge, helping you to develop key skills for your future career.

We will equip you for a career in law, to work for the police, to go into business or finance, and many other occupations. We give you the knowledge, expertise, skills and experience to succeed here in the UK and globally.

Our degrees

We will give you the opportunity to:

  • study a degree informed by the latest research
  • understand the nature of law and theoretical and multi-disciplinary influences on its development
  • develop analytical, problem-solving and critical skills
  • gain key transferable skills for future learning and boost your employability

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Teaching shaped by world-leading research

Law at Newcastle has an excellent reputation and our staff are at the forefront of research.

We offer our students leading research-informed teaching and learning. Our expertise spans the core modules that form part of a qualifying law degree, such as criminal and competition law. We also have research expertise in:

  • Emerging Technologies
  • Environmental Challenges and Climate Change
  • Human Rights and Social Justice
  • Animal Rights
A lecturer in action.

How you'll learn law

Lectures will give you a framework of the subject. Seminars – small classes of under 20 students – help you work through complex legal problems. Our students enjoy one-to-one coursework and exam feedback sessions to help them improve their skills with every piece of work.

We're committed to ensuring our students get the best learning experience possible.

Research that shapes our teaching

Law at Newcastle has an excellent reputation. Our staff are world-leading at the forefront of research, which we use to inform teaching.

We offer our students leading research-informed teaching and learning. This contributes to consistently excellent teaching quality and our National Student Survey results.

Our staff are experts across a wide range of legal subjects, including:

  • criminal law
  • company law
  • law of evidence
  • environmental law
A law library.

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