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BALaw with Politics

Aberystwyth University
United Kingdom, Aberystwyth
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Overview

In choosing to study this Law with Politics Degree, you’ll discover a challenging and stimulating degree; elements of this degree are recognised by the Bar Standards Board and the Solicitors Regulation Authority, providing you with a direct route to the legal profession. This twenty-first century Law with Politics Degree encompasses a range of traditional and contemporary legal subjects and will deliver the skills and competences demanded in the many career options available to you upon its successful completion. Additionally you combine your legal training by following the core elements of a Politics degree. You’ll emerge with real world capabilities, enabling you to shape your future and develop the career you deserve.

This BA in Law with Politics course is designed to give you the formal knowledge required for a successful law career in the twenty-first century, whilst also giving you the additional advantage of superb training in politics. This course has a major/minor structure, meaning you will spend two-thirds of your time in the Department of Law and Criminology examining the fundamental principles of law, legal reasoning and the legal institution, and one-third of your time in the Department of International Politics studying political thought and history.

Career opportunities

Your major/minor honours degree will make you a strong candidate for opportunities in law, politics and wherever these two disciplines meet. You will be suited for work as a barrister, barrister’s clerk, chartered legal executive (England and Wales), licensed conveyancer or solicitor. Your skills would also be useful in the Diplomatic Service, local government, the charitable sector or in journalism as a political or legal specialist.

You will also be a strong candidate for work as a public affairs consultant (lobbyist), politician’s assistant, government social research officer, social researcher or civil service fast streamer.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States