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.
95% of our postgraduate taught 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. (Graduate Outcomes survey 2020/21)
We placed 5th for research environment and 6th for research impact (REF 2021).
In recent years, the law relating to medicine and healthcare has become increasingly complex. This has significant consequences for medical practices and questions of legal liability and compensation. This programme aims to provide a sound knowledge of the legal rules applicable to the practice and administration of healthcare.
If you wish to become a solicitor or barrister, we offer a range of vocational training courses for entry into the legal profession. These include 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.