Open Day - 15th August
15 Aug 20
“At the University of Bolton, we take great pride in providing a quality, supportive learning environment for our students.”
Professor George E Holmes DL | President & Vice Chancellor
“...tutors are very supportive and you’re not just a student ID number, at this university you are an individual with a name.”
Ellisse Vernon | BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing
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Do you think you can effectively use your powers of persuasion to solve and prevent problems? Then you could be a lawyer in the making!
The University of Bolton is one of the best places to acquire a law degree. For two years running, our law courses have been ranked number one in the North West for student experience, and the university overall has been rated in the top five in the UK for teaching quality, according to The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019 and 2020. Our ‘Teaching Intensive, Research Informed’ approach will ensure that you graduate with the power to make a real impact in this challenging legal profession.
As a socially inclusive centre of education, we promise to provide a positive and supportive learning environment on our vibrant and friendly campus. Our law degree courses are specially recognised for their high-quality teaching in small class sizes, which provide innovative and stimulating teaching across various areas of the curriculum.
The School of Law has several amazing facilities, with the most important one being a state-of-the-art Moot court, where you will enjoy meaningful debates, as well as attending lectures from visiting professionals. What’s more? You will have full access to the dedicated law library which has extensive resources for all your academic requirements.
As our student, you will get the chance to join the prestigious University of Bolton Student Law Society, which organises court trips and guest speakers. Plus, our strong partnerships with regional and national law firms and other legal service providers will help you enhance your skills via a range of placement opportunities throughout the programme.
Our courses are designed with employability in mind, to ensure that you receive the highest standard of legal training. All our undergraduate and postgraduate law degree courses have relatively small class sizes and are designed to prepare you to enter the legal profession as outstanding graduates. Here’s what sets our courses apart from others:
Expertly developed course modules to ensure you have all the right skills that your employers need
Strong industry links with student support schemes, through personal tutors, student liaison officers, peer mentors and central student services
The Legal Research Centre that is committed to the Research Excellence Framework, will expose you to expertise in a range of disciplines
A dedicated Centre for Contemporary Coronial Law, as well as a new crime and criminal justice course recognised by leading crime and victim agencies, that provide you with a chance to specialise in your preferred legal area
Apart from becoming a solicitor, barrister, paralegal, legal executive, legal secretary or a patent attorney, a university law degree would make you eligible for pursuing various other career paths in areas such as (please note that some roles may require additional qualifications and/or work experience for entry):
If you have any more questions about studying at the University of Bolton, our award-winning student services team are here to put your mind at ease about any queries related to accommodation, finance, funding, health and wellbeing, disability support or anything else you may need.