Department profile

Bangor Law School

Bangor University
2016/17 edition

About Bangor Law School

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Bangor Law School

Bangor Law School is an innovative and expanding School. Our staff are graduates of some of the world’s top universities and active researchers in their fields.

We offer a suite of LLM programmes reflecting our expertise and commitment to high level postgraduate teaching.

The academic experience is enriched both by a programme of regular distinguished guest lectures and seminars and the activities of the award-winning Bangor Students' Law Society.

Satisfaction guaranteed

Established in 1884, Bangor University is one of the oldest and most prestigious degree-awarding institutions in the UK. It is ranked top in Wales and amongst the UK top 10 for student satisfaction.

Bangor Law School enjoys an impressive 94% student satisfaction rating placing us top in Wales and joint fith of all law schools in the UK.

(National Student Survey 2014)

Careers and employability

Our postgraduate programmes prepare students for careers with law firms, international organisations, local government, teaching and research. The academic experience offered by the School is enriched by a programme of activities designed to encourage students to accelerate their personal development and to cultivate skills that will give them an edge in the increasingly competitive job market.

According to the latest statistics from the annual Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey, 92% of our graduates were in employment or further study.

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Links with industry / work placements

Through the School's continuous work in developing contacts with legal practitioners across the UK, Bangor Law School is able to offer students an impressive programme of work placements.

Work placements offer a unique opportunity to experience the type of careers Law graduates might wish to pursue, from Solicitors' Practices to Local Government. Placements enable students to make informed decisions about what to do after graduation, be it to continue with their legal studies, pursue research in a particular field or choose a career path.

Bangor Law School arranges a regular programme of careers talks aimed at encouraging students to think about the career paths they wish to pursue and to help them take the next step towards their particular goals.

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Bangor University offers scholarships worth up to £5,000 to postgraduate and research students. Find out more…

Areas of expertise

Our suite of LLM programmes reflect staff expertise and commitment to academic excellence. We offer degrees in areas ranging from Maritime Law to Law & Banking. For those who wish to pursue a research degree, we provide excellent facilities and expert supervision in a range of legal areas. Most of our LLM programmes offer both September and January start. Find out more…

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Leaders in research

Bangor Law School is an active centre for research. Our Institute for Competition and Procurement Studies is making major contributions to procurement and tendering practice in Wales and the UK, while the Bangor Centre for International Law is dedicated to the advancement of world-class education and knowledge in the wider field of international law.


Bangor is a unique place to study – beautiful, compact, affordable, safe and friendly. Find out more about what makes Bangor unique…

Contact details

Contact name
Bangor Law School
Bangor University
LL57 2DG
+44 (0) 1248 382 085