University of Sheffield Law

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University of Sheffield Law

The School of Law is a community that thrives on mutual respect, encouragement and commitment to excellence in the student experience, teaching and research.
We provide world class learning and teaching, and carry out research of global relevance. We aim to be recognised for our engagement with society, and our international outlook, as a top UK Law School. We offer you opportunities to achieve your full potential, challenge you to realise your ambitions, and prepare you for a successful career.
The School of Law


School of Law

Centre for Criminological Research




Centre for Professional Legal Education

The Law Department – researching and teaching in a wide range of legal disciplines, and home of our law degrees at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels: the range of Sheffield LLBs and the Sheffield LLM

The Centre for Professional Legal Education – offering our professional courses: the Legal Practice Coursethe Graduate Diploma in Law; and the MA Law

Study with us, and you’ll be taught by international experts: as a top 10 law school our teaching staff includes leading academics who help to shape the law and criminal justice in global society. We also offer a wealth of hands on experience in practice and consultancy outside of academia, in a number of legal jurisdictions worldwide.

  • All our students, from their first undergraduate year with us, benefit from this expertise, through small group teaching.
  • Professors teach on both our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
  • Our teaching is research led, keeping your learning at the forefront of your subject
  • Our undergraduate and postgraduate degrees are flexible, giving you the choice to specialise in your areas of interest, and to prepare for your career path of choice.

We combine real-world and commercial awareness with academic excellence, all in the context of a prestigious Russell Group institution.

80% of our graduates achieve a 2:1 or 1st

11% of our graduates achieved a 1st in 2015