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Known for our socio-legal research and internationally recognised academics, choosing Law at Cardiff will place you at the heart of Wales’ capital city in the civic and legal centre.

Law is a challenging and rewarding subject which equips you with a variety of skills suitable for a range of careers. Our courses are designed to enable you to fulfil your academic and vocational potential. To study at Cardiff is to commit to excellence, supported by friendly staff who are ready to help you build your future.

We attract students from all over the world and offer a helpful, supportive and culturally diverse environment in which to study.

We are also the only Russell Group University in the UK to offer complete professional legal training: the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL), Legal Practice Course (LPC) and Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC).

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Study Law at Cardiff and gain hands on experience of Law in the real world. Benefit from excellent research-led legal teaching and experience a unique blend of academic and professional training.

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Postgraduate taught

Engage with legal academics from around the world at the cutting edge of law practice.

Postgraduate law students

Postgraduate research

Join the next generation of legal scholars and take part in innovative research in a wide range of fields.

Pro Bono

Pro bono

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

Professional legal students.

Vocational programmes

Undertake every aspect of your professional legal training in Cardiff.

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Welsh language opportunities

We aim to provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge to function successfully in the legal world in a modern Wales.