Law is a subject you can apply to every aspect of your life. We offer a range of programmes which provide you with an appreciation of domestic and international issues, will help stimulate a critical approach to current and proposed regulation, cultivate independent thinking and enable you to undertake in-depth research.
Develop your legal skills working on real cases and helping members of the community with our various Pro Bono schemes.
92% of our graduates were in employment and/or further study, due to start a new job or course, or doing other activities such as travelling, 15 months after the end of their course (HESA data).
The majority of our activity was classed as 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent' in 2014’s Research Excellence Framework (REF).
If you wish to become a solicitor or barrister, we offer a range of vocational training courses for entry into the legal profession. We’re the only Russell Group university in the UK to offer the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) law conversion course (for non-law graduates), the Legal Practice Course (LPC) (for aspiring solicitors) and the Bar Training Course (BTC) (for prospective barristers).
Join our vibrant research culture and become part of the next generation of legal scholars. We offer full and part-time PhD and MPhil opportunities with supervision across the following research clusters related to Law: Medicine, Healthcare and Society; Governance and Constitutionalism; Procedural Justice; and Regulation of Commercial Activity.
Studying law at Cardiff is intellectually challenging, academically rigorous and personally rewarding
Study law if you want to understand the society in which you live, the major issues that shape the life of the nation and how this affects you.
Join one of the largest Politics and International Relations departments in the UK, with a rich heritage spanning 120 years.
HESA data: Copyright Higher Education Statistics Agency Limited 2020. The Higher Education Statistics Agency Limited cannot accept responsibility for any inferences or conclusions derived by third parties from its data. Data is from the latest Graduate Outcomes Survey 2017/18, published by HESA in June 2020.
Be part of a thriving postgraduate community in a university known internationally for outstanding research and teaching.