We're integrating the best traditions of legal scholarship into a modern context. At Hull, Law is within the School of Law and Politics which is part of the Faculty of Business, Law and Politics.


Law has been taught at Hull since 1927 and we are highly regarded both within academia and the legal profession. Staff are at the forefront of research, scholarship and teaching and our programmes offer a wide range of options which are informed, developed and taught by experts in their respective fields. Our LLB degrees are accredited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board as a Qualifying Law Degree.

Foundation year Year abroad Industrial placement Integrated Masters


  • LLB Law

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    Put your Law theory into practice by engaging with real world problems and case studies.

  • BA (Hons) Criminology with Law

    Combining criminology with law, you'll focus on the connection between crime and criminal justice while gaining a sound understanding of the legal system.

  • LLB International Law

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    Gain expertise in analysis, research and an understanding of the key topics within international law.

  • LLB Law (Senior Status)

    Fast track your law career with our two year programme.

  • LLB Law and Legislative Studies

    Undertake legal research and apply your knowledge of legal and political science to broad social problems and challenges.

  • LLB Law with a Modern Language

    Study the skills required for a career in Law while also learning a language.

  • LLB Law with Business Management

    Available with:

    Learn to think like a Lawyer, while gaining insight into the business world.

  • LLB Law with Criminology

    Available with:

    Complete a qualifying law degree while also developing an understanding of aspects of criminology and criminal justice.

  • LLB Law with Politics

    Available with:

    Study a qualifying law degree while gaining insight into how the law works in different political systems.

Postgraduate Taught

Postgraduate Research

  • Law research degrees

    Choose from a range of specialist areas including consumer, human rights, European Union law, and public law among many others.


"When I came to study Law I realised they were doing so many new innovative things."

Tracey Raymond

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Why study at Hull?

From your first steps on campus until the day you graduate and beyond, we’re always looking to bring you the very best experience, which means there are loads of reasons to make Hull the place to launch your career in law. Take a look at just some of the benefits you can get when studying Law at Hull:


You'll have the opportunity to provide legal advice to real clients through our Legal Advice Centre and Law Clinic.


Take part in mooting, negotiating and client interviewing competitions with help from our active Law Society.


LLB Law with Legislative Studies students have the chance to take part in our prestigious, year-long Westminster-Hull internship programme.

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Our Facilities

Facilities at the University of Hull are among the best in the field and are benefitting from considerable investment to make our overall offer second to none. We're always looking for new technologies and new ways to enhance the experience for both students and businesses.

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The employment prospects for Law students are great - recent roles that our graduates have taken up have included barristers, solicitors, legal executives, investment advisers, paralegals, translators, prosecutors and senior prosecutors with the Crown Prosecution Service.

While you're studying, our Student and Graduate Centre for Professional Success is here to improve your chances of success. Working in tandem with the University's Careers and Employability service, we're committed to connecting our students with a wide range of employment-related opportunities, offering them the possibility to use their learning and skills to make a real difference.

*Data from Unistats.

Centre for Professional Success Careers and Employability Service

96%of law school graduates are in work or further study within six months of graduating*



Our Research

We're at the forefront of Law and Politics research, with our expertise and our interdisciplinary approach setting us apart.

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International Opportunities

To help you build an international perspective into your future academic or professional career, we provide a wide range of opportunities to experience the global business environment. Many Law students are given the opportunity to gain valuable international experience as part of their degree. Options include a year abroad or a short summer school at one of our many partner institutions.

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from over17international partner institutions right across the world.



Legal Advice Centre

Book an appointment with our student-run service to receive free, impartial legal advice.

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Business Engagement

We work with local and regional businesses to provide a range of services, from formal training to conference spaces. See how we can help your business.

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Now see for yourself

The best way to see if the University of Hull is right for you is to come and visit us. We hold Open Days throughout the year. Book your place now - we'd love to meet you.

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School of Law and Politics
  • University of Hull
  • Hull, UK
  • HU6 7RX