Law Education at University of Southampton

Law at Southampton offers a flexible programme approach, while providing expert tutors, a research led curriculum and links to industry. The core modules, such as Criminal Law, Land Law and The Law of Torts, provide a strong foundation of knowledge which can be built upon through the choice of the optional or interdisciplinary modules of which there are over 25.

At Southampton, students are encouraged to challenge themselves and gain experience by utilising the different university schemes. Experience law in action by applying to shadow a senior member of the judiciary in the High Court or Court of Appeal, engage with academic research groups such as the Institute of Maritime Law and engage in pro bono volunteering initiatives.

About the University of Southampton

  • Ranked 77th in the QS 2022 World University Rankings.
  • Ranked 15th among UK universities in the Complete University Guide 2022 ranking.
  • The headquarters of the world-renowned Maritime Law Institute.
  • Hosts several student-run societies, some of which are Law Society, Inns of Court Society, Mooting
    Society, Lawyers without Borders, and Canadian Law Society.
  • Regional, national or international debates are held to improve students’ skills.
  • Presents scholarship opportunities
  • Alumni who have started working with companies such as Disney, Linklaters, Freehills and Clifford Chance.