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.

What our students say

"The BA Criminal Justice and Criminology at Leeds is intimate and based within the School of Law. This means that you get to know the vast majority of people in your year and can develop personal relationships with the lecturers and other teaching staff.

It also means that you can take your degree in a direction which interests you most, be it legal or sociological."


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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