Combine a qualifying Law degree with an exploration of national and international political theory with this joint honours LLB Law and Politics.
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 aspects of British and European politics, public policy, political theory and philosophy, electoral issues, democracy, and international peace and conflict.
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 POLITICS 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)
You will be joining a university that is in the UK top five for overall student satisfaction (NSS 2018) and the UK top 10 for graduate prospects (DLHE 2018).
YOUR LAW AND POLITICS 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 semester 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 POLITICS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
An LLB in Law and Politics 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, government and politics, humanitarian organisations, business, media and public relations, and public services, or continue to further postgraduate study.