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BA (Hons)Law and Politics

University of Stirling
United Kingdom, Stirling
Tuition fee £15,100 per year
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Overview

At the University of Stirling, the innovative Law courses give you an opportunity to study a range of subjects that reflect the importance of law in every area of society. They offer two BA (Hons) courses – in Law and Business Law –which can kick-start a career in the modern legal market, such as legal analyst roles or jobs in a host of business settings.

Throughout your course, you’ll be taught by leading academics who helped write the textbooks you’re studying. At Stirling, their expertise comes to you first-hand, and you’ll be part of a close-knit legal department dedicated to providing a rich, enjoyable student experience. From Contract and Criminal Law to International Human Rights, you’ll gain a firm grounding in essential subjects and enjoy the freedom to specialise in areas that interest you most. You can also broaden your career possibilities by combining Law with one of 11 other complementary courses that include Accountancy, Marketing and modern languages.

When you study Politics at the University of Stirling, you’ll increase your awareness of the different political systems, ideologies and policies that impact people’s lives regionally, nationally and globally. They’re ranked among the best universities for Politics in Scotland, and are highly regarded for thei strong, research-led approach to teaching.

A Politics degree helps you develop the intellectual, communication and analytical skills employers are looking for. You’ll open the door to a wide range of career opportunities – from politics itself, to connected arenas such as commerce, civil service, journalism, law and teaching. There are also plenty of opportunities to broaden your horizons by studying abroad during your course, including through their Politics-specific partnership with the Universities og Gothenburg in Sweden.

Career opportunities

A BA in Law from the University of Stirling paves the way for opportunities in the modern legal market. By focusing on law within a wider social and business context, They’ve helped to prepare recent graduates for jobs with major organisations like Aviva Insurance, Royal Bank of Scotland, FIFA, the NHS and the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority. Students who have graduated from this course in the last five years are working in roles such as:

Trainee solicitor
Legal counsel
Business relations manager
Factoring consultant
PR account executive
Sales and marketing executive

The BA Law and BA Business Law provide you with a wide range of analytical and transferable skills, and are suitable for any profession in which a non-specialised degree is required. As a non-qualifying law degree, the BA Law is aimed primarily at those not wishing to become practicing lawyers; however, some students who undertake this degree do choose to go on and train to become lawyers. Others choose to access a wide range of careers in the Public, Private and Third sectors.

From social and political research to journalism, marketing and HR, our Politics course opens up a broad range of career opportunities. Potential employers include international organisations such as the UN, the third-sector, the civil service, local and national government, lobbying organisations and commercial businesses. Jobs directly related to a Politics degree include:

Government Social Research Officer
Public Affairs Consultant
Civil Service Fast Streamer
Public Relations Account Executive
Politician’s Assistant

Other roles where a Politics degree is useful include: Market Researcher, Marketing Executive, Journalist, Charity Officer, Forensic Accountant, Public Relations Officer and many more.

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

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

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

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States