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
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.