Lancashire Law School is proud of its national and international reputation, offering a range of law and criminology courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Our highly qualified staff include internationally renowned research experts, award-winning teachers and legal professionals with extensive practical experience. We pride ourselves on providing a vibrant, stimulating and friendly environment in which to study. Employability is at the heart of all we do and the School enjoys an excellent reputation within the professions, business and industry for the impressive quality of its graduates, who bring academic calibre, professionalism and commercial awareness to the workplace.

ABOUT THE SCHOOL

Over the last 40 years, Lancashire Law School has developed an outstanding international reputation for delivering graduates that enter the professional world with the skills employers are looking for. Teaching sessions are small and personal, vibrant and intellectually stimulating, as well as being practical. Our aim is to provide you with a superlative student experience so that you can achieve to the best of your potential and graduate well equipped to make an impact in the professional world of your choosing.

The School offers a full portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, in both law and criminology. Our undergraduate law courses are all validated by the legal professions as qualifying law degrees enabling students to pursue the professional side of training as either a solicitor or barrister. Our criminology courses provide students with an opportunity to critique the criminal law and criminal justice system from a social, economic and cultural viewpoint and to pursue careers within the broader public and community-based services. The School also offers a wide range of Continuing Professional Development opportunities, many of which are tailored to individual stakeholder needs.

The School aims to:

  • be sector leading in the provision of law and criminology education
  • maintain a learning community based on innovation and excellence and committed to maximising strengths and attainment
  • maintain a research community which impacts law, criminal justice and policy
  • ensure the widest possible access to education for all with the ability and commitment to succeed
  • embed transferable skills throughout the curriculum to maximise student employability

RESEARCH

As a Law School, we complement our commitment to academic and professional legal education with high-quality research activity. Research staff have entered and achieved excellent results in all national research exercises since the 1990s and our research scholarship continues to impact on court decisions, policy development and law reform in the UK, Europe and more broadly in the international arena. The expertise of our staff informs not only our undergraduate programmes but also our taught and research-based postgraduate degrees.

Programs taught in:
English

This school also offers:

LLB

Lancashire Law School - University of Central Lancashire

It provides the essential training – delivered by professionally qualified academics - that you need to go on and become a successful solicitor or barrister - and it’s tr ... [+]

It provides the essential training – delivered by professionally qualified academics - that you need to go on and become a successful solicitor or barrister - and it’s truly fascinating. You’ll learn about ground-breaking research topics like war crimes trials and women in prison from leading academics – and because of their experience in the field, you’ll also get a good practical grounding in how the law operates and how legal practices work. Weekly seminar support and regular catch-ups with your dedicated personal tutor will ease you into university-level study - we’ll give you all the support you need to become a highly employable, knowledgeable legal professional.

We adopt a wide range of learning and teaching methods, designed to support you to develop as an independent learner. These include interactive online sessions, e-learn activities, workshops, reflective clinical legal education, group work, research exercises, presentations, mooting and debating as well as the more traditional seminars and lectures. You will have more structured class contact in year one of your law programme to support your transition to Higher Education.... [-]

United Kingdom Lancashire
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 5 years
Campus
Online
Lancashire Law School - University of Central Lancashire

If you have a non-law degree and would like to be a solicitor or barrister, this two-year course, which you can also study partly online, will provide you with the academ ... [+]

If you have a non-law degree and would like to be a solicitor or barrister, this two-year course, which you can also study partly online, will provide you with the academic training you need to move on to the professional training stage of a legal education. It is particularly appropriate for those overseas students whose home professional bodies require a traditional LLB. You’ll graduate with a broad range of transferable legal and academic skills and an understanding of the principal institutions, processes and doctrines of English law.

The LLB (Hons) Senior Status allows you to undertake a professionally accredited law degree in just two years.

You have the opportunity to complete the course on campus or by distance learning. If you are taking the distance learning option then online support is provided by UCLan's innovative and highly commended online teaching team.... [-]

United Kingdom Lancashire
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
Campus
Online

LLM

Lancashire Law School - University of Central Lancashire

The LLM International Business Law is available to students from both a legal and non-legal background. Our students have typically been law graduates, business graduates ... [+]

WHY STUDY THIS PROGRAMME?

The LLM International Business Law is available to students from both a legal and non-legal background. Our students have typically been law graduates, business graduates, legal professionals and people working in commercial fields both nationally and internationally. Within industry international business law is a fast-changing and increasingly complex area.

This postgraduate course provides students with analytical and reflective skills and expertise in international business law. It provides a learning experience which will enable students to develop their academic ability and enhance their performance in employment and further develop their career opportunities. It provides the successful candidate with a recognised postgraduate qualification in International Business Law.... [-]

United Kingdom Lancashire
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Online
Location address
Lancashire Law School,
University of Central Lancashire

Lancashire, England, PR1 2HE GB
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