Courses

Our interdisciplinary environment offers an exciting and flexible range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Research

Carry out dynamic and forward-looking research in a truly interdisciplinary environment. Learn with internationally recognised academics, embedded in the UN, NATO, G7 and Welsh Government.

Location

We are situated at the heart of Wales’ capital city, Cardiff, in the civic and legal centre. Close to the town centre and transport links.

Facilities

Utilise the latest e-learning facilities and a library described as 'outstanding' by the Higher Education Funding Council.

Pro Bono

Practise and develop your employability skills via our Pro Bono partnerships with charities, lawyers and voluntary organisations.


Studying at Cardiff University has given me a platform to develop skills to last a lifetime. The School has allowed me to grow to my full potential, through an array of workshops, networking events and lecture support. My lecturers have given up their time willingly and generously to help me with my many questions, which has been invaluable to my studies. The modules available are diverse – it’s easy to find a topic you are passionate about. I cannot recommend the School of Law and Politics enough.

Natasha Hole, Law and Politics (LLB)

News

Silas Kamanza, Jack Pankhurst, Josie Hebestreit, Moses Okinyi Awuor, Hannah Greep, Thomas Ikin in Nairobi

Law and Global Justice students travel to Nairobi for fully funded legal internships

21 September 2017

Four students from the School of Law and Politics were given the opportunity to travel to Kenya this summer to carry out internships in Nairobi.

Senedd

Wales Governance Centre

Undertaking innovative research into all aspects of the law, politics, government and political economy of Wales, as well the wider UK and European contexts of territorial governance.