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We're integrating the best traditions of legal scholarship into a modern context. At Hull, The Law School 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. All of our LLB programmes include the foundations of legal knowledge which are required if you intend to go into legal practice.

Foundation year

Gives you the skills and knowledge for entry on to a degree if you don’t quite meet the academic entry requirements.

Study abroad

We have partnerships with universities across the globe. Depending on your course, you can study for one trimester, or a full year, in another country.

Industrial placement

Work in industry as part of your degree. Depending on your course, you can spend part of your degree on placement. See your course page for specific details.

Integrated Masters

Some courses combine undergraduate and postgraduate study. The integrated Masters year is an extra year after your standard degree.


  • Law

    Learn to think like a lawyer by enrolling on our LLB Law degree programme and discover your talents arguing, writing and thinking critically.

  • 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.

  • Law and Legislative Studies

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

  • Law (Senior Status)

    Fast track your law career with our two year programme.

  • Law with Business Management

    A business-minded lawyer: the perfect combination for a responsible legal professional who wants to right the wrongs of the world. Sound like someone you'd like to be? Read on…

  • Law with Criminology

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

  • Law with Politics

    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.

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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:

Mediation & Legal Advice Centre Consultation

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

Mediation & Legal Advice Centre Corridor

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.

* UK domicile full-time first degree leavers, Graduate Outcomes survey for the academic year 2018/19, published by HESA July 2021.

Centre for Professional Success

92.4% of students are in work or further study 15 months after 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 over 17 international 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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Law School
  • University of Hull
  • Hull, UK
  • HU6 7RX