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Gain the foundations of legal knowledge and develop key skills for your future career.

About Law at Newcastle University

A Law degree from Newcastle Law School will help you build the resilience to succeed; learn to negotiate persuasively, analyse logically and judge clearly.

Our Law programmes will provide you with a broad understanding of the foundations of legal knowledge and strong transferable skills that will get you ready for an exciting career in a range of legal and non-legal professions.  

What we offer

Expert faculty: Learn from world-leading academics whose expertise spans across the core modules that cover the foundations of legal knowledge and beyond.

Practical Learning: We offer a host of opportunities that allow you to put theory into practice, through: Mooting; Mediation; Negotiation; and client interviewing.

International community: We are home to an international community of staff and students.  

Community engagement: We offer a number of ‘pro bono’ opportunities that allow you to put into practice the knowledge and skills you’ve developed throughout your studies.

Study abroad: Gain valuable cross-cultural competencies by studying abroad as part of your degree.

Work placements: Develop professional skills with practical experience, increasing your future employability in the graduate job market.

Your career path

A Law degree offers you the opportunity to embark upon a diverse range of careers. At Newcastle Law School, we'll help you to develop the skills and knowledge that you need to make the most of your potential.

Many of our graduates go on to qualify as solicitors or barristers. Some choose to enter private practice. Others join organisations such as the Civil Service, local authorities or large companies.

Our graduates have gone on to enjoy successful careers for a diverse range of local, national and international organisations such as Clifford Chance, Eversheds and Morgan Stanley.

Newcastle Law School Graduate, Funke Abimola

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Find your place in the world

Newcastle University offers an outstanding student experience and a world-class education for life. Our commitment to academic excellence is demonstrated through our position in global rankings. We have a world-class reputation for research excellence.