School of Law and Politics

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.

Law Building

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.

Student in law library

Facilities

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

Pro Bono

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

Cardiff students Charles Wilson and Sophie Rudd (centre) with their fellow finalists at the National Negotiation Competition which took place earlier this year.

International legal skills competition hosted by School of Law and Politics

19 June 2018

An annual negotiation event which sees students from Japan, Brazil, South Korea and Qatar compete in Cardiff is being held at the School of Law and Politics this month.

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.