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Studying Law at Cardiff

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.

Our diverse range of qualifying law degrees enable you to complete the academic stage of training for legal practice in England and Wales.

We will provide you with a friendly, diverse and supportive environment in which to study, with the added benefits of a capital city location and close links with, and access to, the legal profession and judiciary.

Your undergraduate experience in our Law programme is further enriched with multiple opportunities to boost your employability through exciting extra-curricular activities including our pro bono schemes, mooting and negotiation. You will also have an opportunity to apply for a salaried paralegal work placement at a leading Cardiff Law firm in your third year of study.

Please note: The Solicitors’ Regulation Authority (SRA) is changing the recognised route to qualification with the introduction of the Solicitors’ Qualifying Examination. These changes are expected to take effect from autumn 2021.

Degree programmes

Students who already have a degree in a non-law subject and wish to qualify as a solicitor or barrister should consider our Graduate Diploma in Law which offers intensive, graduate-level legal studies.