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Why study law at Goldsmiths

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At Goldsmiths, we’re taking the lead in integrating experiential learning and professional development opportunities into the law curriculum.

You’ll put your knowledge into practice throughout your degree, honing skills that will be invaluable in a future legal career. You could take part in:

  • Annual competitions in mooting, mock trials and debating

  • Virtual reality experiences, such as human rights and criminal law scenarios which will inform and initiate discussions in seminars

  • Commercial awareness activities, such as visits to law firms

  • An optional module participating in a human rights clinic, which could involve activities such as:

    • visiting schools to engage with sixth form students on human rights issues
    • researching human rights cases
    • writing blog posts
    • a short placement with a human rights organisation
  • An optional module designed to develop your mooting and advocacy skills (Evidence with Advanced Mooting and Advocacy)

  • Simulated contract negotiations during your Contract Law module

  • Dispute resolution workshops

  • Advocacy and client interview training

  • Learning designed to develop your skills and knowledge relevant to the upcoming solicitors qualifying exams (SQE)

  • Law film screenings at our on-campus cinema

  • Field trips and/or international study visits to see law in action (please note that these activities may incur additional costs – for more information please visit the LLB Law page)

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The ideal setting

From our campus located just 10 minutes from London Bridge, teaching at Goldsmiths takes advantage of all that London has to offer.

Our LLB Law modules incorporate a range of opportunities often only available outside of a university curriculum such as study visits, professional awareness activities, practical experience, research events, and learning from leading legal professionals through guest lectures by our Visiting Professors.

Learning here doesn’t stop in the classroom. It continues in visits to the heart of the English legal system such as the Royal Courts of Justice, Supreme Court or Parliament, and takes advantage of our proximity to law firms, leading chambers, the Law Society and the Inns of Court.

21st century legal skills

The LLB Law at Goldsmiths will equip you with the digital knowledge required of future lawyers, including through an innovative module on 21st Century Legal Skills (in Year 1).

You’ll be introduced to the concepts of big data and artificial intelligence and will gain confidence in developing and using digital communications, social media, electronic videos and blogs appropriate for legal professionals.

LLB Law at Goldsmiths

Find out everything about our LLB Law programme including what you'll study, entry requirements, fees and funding.