Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law

School of Law

Outstanding research

Outstanding research

Our School is ranked 8th in the UK for research quality and impact, according to the latest REF (2014)

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Postgraduate open day 2015

We offer a range of postgraduate taught programmes in criminal justice, criminology and criminal law; banking, finance and business; intellectual property law and international human rights law as well as a host research opportunities. Come and visit us.

Featured event

Liberty Lecture: Shami Chakrabarti - 'On Liberty'

Director of Liberty, Shami Chakrabarti, will be guest speaker at the School’s Liberty Lecture on Wednesday 25th February.

In 'On Liberty' Shami Chakrabarti will explore why our fundamental rights and freedoms are indispensable, and the unprecedented pressures those rights are under today.

The event is open to all staff and students, but registration is essential.


The School of Law fosters and promotes research in all major fields of legal study, recognising the growing internationalisation of research agendas.

The School has also been ranked 4th equal in the UK for the impact of its research (REF 2014). Our research groups include:

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