Combine a qualifying Law degree with an exploration into historical themes and periods from Ancient Greece to the Cold War with this joint honours LLB Law and History.
You will gain a comprehensive grounding in the areas covered by a qualifying law degree; Contract Law, Criminal Law, Land Law, Equity and Trusts, EU Law, Law of Tort and Public Law.
Alongside this, you will study key periods, themes, and perspectives of British and world history.
Throughout your studies, you will develop excellent research and analytical skills and learn to present your ideas effectively both verbally and in writing.
WHY LAW AND HISTORY AT SWANSEA?
Based between the Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law and the College of Arts and Humanities, you will benefit from being part of two lively and diverse teaching and research environments.
Our Law programmes have an enviable reputation, being ranked:
- Top 250 in the world (QS World Rankings)
- 6th for teaching quality (NSS Teaching, Guardian University Guide 2019)
- 7th for career prospects (Guardian University Guide 2019)
- Top law school in Wales (Times & Sunday Times 2019)
According to the most recent Research Excellence Framework, History at Swansea is the leading department in Wales for impact, with 80 per cent of research rated 4* or 3* (REF2014)
YOUR LAW AND HISTORY EXPERIENCE
Our degree structure, with an extensive range of final year optional modules, gives you plenty of scope to tailor your studies to your particular interests, career goals or ambitions.
You have the option of spending a year abroad, broadening your skills and experience with one of our partners.
We can support you with arranging work placement opportunities in a wide range of settings, both in the UK and abroad.
LAW AND HISTORY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
An llb in law and history opens the door to many opportunities within the legal and criminal justice system, including roles with the police, victim support, and prison and probation services.
The experience and skills you will gain on this course will also prepare you for careers in law, research or policy development, as well as further training to become a solicitor or barrister.
Graduates also pursue careers in education, archives, heritage and museums, business, media and public relations, public services, or continue to further postgraduate study.