Studying Law

The School of Law offers a wide variety of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Working closely with other schools and departments across the University, the School provides students with a strong legal education and the guidance to apply their legal understanding in a practical context.

We have a diverse community of students and offer a specific pathway for Canadian Law students to study in the UK.

Undergraduate Programmes

Through our undergraduate law programmes you will foster your understanding of the law and the legal system, as well as tackling the fundamental issues of fairness, justice and equality that are at the heart of every society.

Postgraduate Taught Programmes

The School of Law provides a stimulating and supportive environment for postgraduate study. Members of our academic staff have international reputations for research and are experienced legal practitioners, providing consultancy to law firms, governments, Non-Governmental Organisations and businesses around the world. The School of Law also enjoys excellent links with local, national and international legal communities.

Postgraduate Research Programmes

As a School of Law doctoral student, you will be part of a thriving community of researchers engaged in a wide range of projects, usually joining a subject or research group as well as participating alongside academic staff in the activities of the School of Law.

Through a variety of approaches, from doctrinal to socio-legal, contemporary to historical, single jurisdiction to comparative, we will help you challenge ideas, hone your skills and develop the hallmarks of a leading researcher.

Open Days

Learn more about Surrey and book your place at one of our Open Days.

Beyond Study

The School of Law has an outstanding reputation for events and extracurricular activities, meaning life at the School stretches far beyond your programme. Explore the links below to discover some examples of what goes on in the School:

Is there life at the bar?

Dame Linda Dobbs explores the choice between being a solicitor or a barrister. Read more

The Jessup Moot Court Competition

Organised by the International Law Students Association and in its 54th year, ‘the Jessup’ is the largest moot competition in the world. Read more

The Pro Bono Dinner

Students from the School of Law celebrate the pro bono work of Surrey’s legal community. Read more

Professional Training in New York

James Noguera talks about his amazing placement year in New York City. Watch the video

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