If you’re interested in justice and the way law is applied in society, a law degree may be the perfect choice for you.
A degree for more than just lawyers
A fascinating and rewarding subject, our law degree should appeal to more than just budding lawyers, as it can open up a wide range of career options in the legal sector. While many of our graduates go on to work as solicitors or barristers, some also choose to work in other professions such as politics, business, insurance, banking, the civil service and the media.
Gain direct experience from experts
Our law degrees are supported by a team of expert lecturers, consultants and researchers. You’ll learn from teachers who have direct experience in the field of Law, ensuring you graduate with an outstanding range of skills that you can take into the working world. Guest lecturers from the legal profession also feature on these courses, to give you insight on current practice, the journey they’ve taken in their careers and how to get ahead in the industry.
Have a look at our courses and register your interest below.
What our students say
"Exams here are not about memorising information, but about being able to answer to the point, as a barrister would do in court."
All available law courses
Criminology and Law - BA (Hons)
Learn about British and European Union law, and the methodological and theoretical tools that criminological practitioners use. This is an ideal degree for those looking to work in a range of roles within the Criminal Justice System or in sectors where a broad knowledge of the law is useful.
Criminology, Policing and Law Extended Degree (including Foundation Year) - BSc (Hons)
This degree gives you the opportunity to study a criminology related undergraduate course even if you don't have the usual required qualifications.
Law - BA (Hons)
This popular degree course is ideal for those who wish to study law, but don't intend to be a solicitor or a barrister. Taught by experts, you'll develop a range of skills vital for many careers.
LLB (Criminal Law) - (Hons)
London Met's LLB (Criminal Law) course is a Qualifying Law Degree recognised by both the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board.
LLB Law - (Hons)
This Qualifying Law Degree (QLD) is ideal for those intending to become solicitors or barristers, as well as opening up a range of careers outside the legal profession.
Police Studies, Procedure and Investigation - BSc (Hons)
This course aims to provide you with a thorough grounding and understanding of the role of the modern police service and is designed to equip you with both a practical and strategic insight into the demanding and complex landscape that policing now operates in.
More about law at London Met
You’ll experience different disciplines, narratives, and arguments, which will help you become a high functioning, critical thinking professional, fully able to deal with all the tasks that come with a career in law. You’ll also learn a variety of transferable skills in critical analysis, presenting, debating, writing and research skills.
Throughout your studies you’ll have the opportunity to attend interactive careers workshops, networking events and the chance to talk to legal working professionals.
Access outstanding law facilities
You’ll learn how to interact in court, with access to our fully equipped mock courtroom, complete with dock, witness box and public gallery. This will help you gain a working knowledge of the legal system while you study and gain an understanding of the proceedings that take place in a courtroom. You’ll also have the opportunity to take part in mooting competitions, which is a mock legal hearing where you will deliver oral arguments before a judge.
Studying one of our law courses, some of which are accredited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, will show employers that you have the relevant abilities needed to succeed. Regardless of which law degree you choose to study at London Met and which career path you choose afterwards, the skills and experience you gain at the University will equip you to go far after graduation.
Industry and workplace links
We maintain strong relationships with industrial and workplace partner organisations as well as professional bodies and public service organisations that make the most of our location in London. Many of our courses are endorsed and accredited by professional bodies, including The Law Society and The Bar Council.
Many career paths to choose from
Aside from going on to become practising solicitors and barristers, our graduates have gone on to work in a variety of non-legal professions such as politics and business. Others have gone on to work in fields such as the voluntary sector, insurance, banking, civil service, local authorities, journalism and media.