Law courses at Salford
Ready for a career in law and justice?
Whether you’re enthusiastic about justice or advocating for those in need? A rewarding legal career could be for you. Our industry-informed and expert-led law programmes prepare you for career success by studying a rigorous law degree - accredited by the Bar Standards Board - in a friendly and supportive environment.
We'll help you hone your professional skills through practical experience, providing opportunities to shadow working lawyers and judges, cultivate persuasive arguments in mooting competitions, practise your learning during placement opportunities, and develop client skills through our in-house legal clinic, SILKS.
Studying with us, you'll enhance your professional expertise by networking with our partners, applying your knowledge during work placements/internships, judicial shadowing, mini pupilages, and accessing various hands-on opportunities. We'll also support you in developing the soft skills employers are looking for, including teamwork, communication, leadership, technological literacy, and ethical practice.
Through expert-led programmes and dedicated support, we will empower you to embrace curiosity, build confidence, and stand resilient — ready to tackle the digital, ethical, and sustainable challenges of the 21st century.
At the heart of it
Salford Business School offers industry-informed and expert-led teaching at the heart of Greater Manchester’s rapidly evolving business and digital industries, and the largest legal market outside of London.
You’ll prepare for career success by studying a rigorous qualifying degree in a friendly and supportive environment. Our Bar Standards Board accredited programmes are career-focused and industry-informed, helping you develop the skills and knowledge needed for a high-level career in a diverse range of positions within the sector.
Outside the classroom
Extracurricular activities, like mooting and trips, are organised by our student-led Level Up Law Society, complementing your studies and enhancing your experience throughout.
Through initiatives like the Black Aspiring Solicitors Scheme (BASS), in partnership with Salford Citizens Advice, you’ll have the chance to provide support to people with welfare benefit appeals in the region, allowing you to not only practise what you’ve learned but provide vital support for vulnerable people in our local community.
"Societies provide everyone with an opportunity to explore their interests, meet new people and gain great advocacy skills for their future careers, and create a safe and accessible space for all students." - 2023 Level Up Law Society Committee
Why study at Salford?
Benefit from real-world learning opportunities and an optional placement year in industry — put your learning into practice, gain invaluable experience and earn without any tuition fees.
Join our vibrant global business school community where staff know you by name and fellow students become your friends for life. Benefit from dedicated support services and facilities.
Study on our green campus located in the heart of Greater Manchester's dynamic business and digital sector, also home to the UK's largest legal market outside of London and a regional Courts and Tribunals hub.
Visit us on campus
Our law and law with criminology programmes are all about giving you real, hands-on experience to get you ready for a successful career. Discover the Salford Business School experience and how we support your success at one of our Open Days. This is your opportunity to ask your questions, meet our community, and explore your potential new home.
- Attend course-specific talks and meet your future tutors and legal experts
- Hear firsthand experiences from current students and graduates studying on your course
- Explore our support offer and in-school progression and careers teams
- See how we embed real-world learning opportunities throughout your studies
- Tour our campuses and explore facilities and equipment
Secure your place at our upcoming Open Day and gain all the information you need to make an informed university decision!