School of Law
Keele Law School prides itself on its distinctive and outward-looking law degrees. Our courses cover a full spectrum of needs and interests, from the undergraduate to postgraduate levels, and beyond. Studying Law will open up a wide range of career opportunities, including those across local and national governments and the volunteer sector. You could also undertake further study or training to allow you to work as a probation officer, social worker, youth worker, prison officer, solicitor or barrister.
Research and professional development
Keele Law School has a long-standing reputation for research excellence, drawing upon socio-legal, theoretical and doctrinal approaches, and in philosophical and applied ethics. This excellence was recognised in REF 2014 with 26% of all research submitted viewed as world-leading, placing us within the top 22 Law Schools for world-leading research (65% world-leading or internationally excellent), and 53% of our submitted impact work judged as world-leading, bringing us in the Top 15 for world-leading impact work.
"I have exceeded all my own expectations and my ambitions for the future have soared as a result"Read more
"Being an undergraduate student at Keele I was able to learn from academics who were at the cutting-edge of their research"Read more
"Keele gives you opportunities to help build a career. This year I have had the most amazing work placement with a top London Law Firm."Read more
"I enjoyed every minute and I'm thankful to the support I received by the Law staff"Read more
"I achieved my degree, not only through my own hard work, but also that of the law school staff and I truly appreciate all the help I received during my time at Keele."Read more
"If I could choose the highlights of my first year as a law student, they would certainly include attending events such as the networking seminars in London, all four Barrister’s chambers, and the various meetings, lectures and conversations with key people in the legal world."Read more
Law School news
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