Law

  • 100% student satisfaction

    Our undergraduate Law courses received 100% course satisfaction in the 2017 National Student Survey (NSS).

  • Excellent training

    Our law team consists of former practising solicitors and barristers with national and international experience

  • Practical experience

    Undergraduate students have the option to do a placement in a local law firm or legal service provider so you get work-based learning

As a member of the University of Cumbria Law School you will be encouraged to develop a range of academic knowledge and skills such as problem-solving, analysis, advocacy and mediation.

100% of our Law graduates are in employment or further studies within six months of graduating (DLHE 2017).

Our Law School is based at our Fusehill Street campus in Carlisle and prides itself on its small and friendly atmosphere. The school regularly features high up the ranks of national league tables with the school gaining 3rd place in the UK for 'Student satisfied with course' (95.8%) and 'Student satisfied with teaching' (96.2%) in 2018 (Guardian League Tables 2019). 

Why study Law at the University of Cumbria?

Our dedicated staff have a diverse range of professional and academic expertise and are committed to supporting you to help you reach your potential. Throughout your course, you will be trained by law lecturers and legal professionals in advocacy skills and public speaking, who will encourage you to think independently and reflect critically.

As part of your law course of choice you will take part in an intensive week of Family, Mental Health and Criminal court mock trials, which are held annually at the magistrates’ court in Carlisle. You’ll also have the chance to experience working in a real Crown Court setting in the finals of our in-house mooting competitions scheme and there are plenty of opportunities to participate in national competitions, including in the Supreme Court.

Join the Law Society

Our Student Law Society organises various extra-curricular opportunities such as our National Law Conference, a Murder Mystery night and the annual Law Ball and Awards night. As a student of our Law School you could be helping organise large scale conferences that put the spotlight on topics such as ‘How do you sleep at night defending the guilty’ and ‘What is ethical about Law?’ 

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