If you are interested in studying law there are a number of degree and masters Law courses available to you.

A degree in law is a passport to a professional career as a practising solicitor, as well as legal work in the civil service, the financial sector, consultancy, large corporates, smaller companies, social enterprises and elsewhere. The Guardian has ranked our Law School within the Top 10 Law Schools in the UK (2017).

Why Study Law Here?

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Practical skills in new modules such as advocacy, letter writing and contract drafting are complemented by non-law modules to provide a broader range of study.

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We bring the legal world alive using innovative facilities such as Moot Court - a TV studio fitted with courtroom furniture & recording equipment, enabling us to turn moots into documents that we can then use as teaching aids.

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Our law degrees offer a balance of the practical and the academic - backed up by professional accreditation and the benefit of our national and international connections. 

“I would recommend the online distance learning courses to anyone who wishes to upgrade their skills or make a career change.”

Colm Imbert - Deputy Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago Oil and Gas Law PgCert/PgDip/LLM


Build a successful career in law with a degree from Robert Gordon University.



Solicitors can practice in a number of areas of law



An advocate specialises in the presentation of a case in court and advises clients on every aspect of litigation

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Other Options

If you do not want to work as a solicitor, there are a number of career paths that are open to you with a law degree.

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  1. 22, June, 2017 RGU joins the teaching elite

    RGU has been awarded a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), placing it in the top 20% of the best universities in the UK for the quality of its undergraduate teaching and learning.  

  2. 14, June, 2017 RGU researchers publish report on EU Transparency Directives

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    Researchers from RGU have published a report following an investigation into the first batch of reports, filed in the UK under Chapter 10 of the European Union (EU) Accounting Directive. Under the Directive, large listed companies in extractive industries are required to report payments they make to governments on a country-by-country and project-by-project bas  

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  • The Law School

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    The Law School provides a range of accredited and professionally recognised law degrees at undergraduate, postgraduate and research level.