Undergraduate courses

Our aim is to challenge you not only to understand the law, but also to apply it and consider its impact on society. Our selection of course have a student-focused teaching approach, giving you the opportunity to study legal areas that are of interest to you.

Graduate outcomes

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95% of our undergraduate School of Law graduates are in employment or further education* (Graduate Outcomes 2024, HESA).

This is the largest survey of employment and further study outcomes for UK graduates.

*UK domiciled graduates of full-time, undergraduate qualifications, in full-time employment, from higher education institutions.

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Student prizes we offer

Each year we offer the following prizes to our undergraduate students, which are kindly offered by donors out in industry.

  • The Dissertation Prize – Awarded to the student with the highest mark in the module
  • The Head of School Prize – Awarded to the student with the best overall performance in the final year (level 6)
  • The Overall Contribution Prize – Awarded to the student who has made outstanding contribution to the activities of the School throughout their undergraduate studies
  • Thomas Reuters Law Prize – Awarded to the student achieving the highest average mark in the law examination papers of one of the LLB programmes
  • Onora O’Neil Prize – Awarded to the student with the highest mark in the dissertation module for a dissertation on law and philosophy
  • Carr Prize - Awarded to the student with the best mark in commercial law in a law programme at undergraduate level
  • D2 Legal Technology Prize – Awarded to highest achieving student (final coursework assessment mark) in LAW3135 (Law and Technology – Funded by D2 Legal Technology)
  • Stowe Family Law Prize – Awarded to the highest performing student (family law).
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Study abroad

You have the opportunity to acquire international experience as part of your studies, by taking advantage of exchange agreements with our partner universities.

Locations of our partner universities include Germany, Korea and Sweden.

Peer support scheme

We have a peer support scheme in place to help you whilst you study with us. Our peer supporters have been specifically selected and trained in listening, questioning and responding skills to ensure they are able to help you with your query or signpost you to the relevant member of staff.

Digital law and technology

The Surrey Law and Technology Hub gives you the opportunity to identify and develop relevant digital lawyering skills critical to the changing global economy and workplace. In addition, you will be invited to apply for digital law placements with companies and institutions who already lead the way in digital application, where you will:

  • Gain practical experience
  • Develop transferable skills
  • Carry out legal research tasks.

Optionally, you can take part in clinical legal education opportunities, such as pro bono research supervised by law and technology experts, through our partnership with D2 Legal Technology (D2LT).