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School of Law and Politics

We are a research-led School with a reputation for internationally excellent research and high quality teaching.

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.

Student working on legal cases

Pro bono

Cardiff University’s School of Law and Politics Pro Bono Unit provides students with the opportunity to help members of the community with legal matters, completely free of charge.


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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)
A Real Choices, Real Lives study participant holds hands with her mother. Photo credit: Plan International Dominican Republic.

Cardiff academic wins funds for collaboration with leading girls’ rights NGO

22 October 2021

A School of Law and Politics lecturer is collaborating with experts at a leading children’s charity on a study to support the economic and social empowerment of girls.

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