A degree from the Essex Law School will ensure you graduate with specific knowledge, experience and transferable skills in readiness for the workplace, helping your CV to stand out in what we know to be a competitive industry.
85% of our law students are in employment or further study (Graduate Outcomes 2020), so you can be confident that whichever route you choose, we'll make sure that you're well placed to help employers respond to the ever-changing needs of society.
The legal landscape is continuously evolving as it reacts to our changing society. Employers are seeking adaptable and resilient law graduates with a diverse knowledge of the law, across a variety of industries.
You'll have the opportunity to study a distinctive range of courses and modules as an Essex Law School student. You can choose from courses and modules in areas such as commercial law, human rights, maritime law, and corporate responsibility to name a few. You'll have the opportunity to gain knowledge in contemporary issues of cultural diversity, learn about the key features of property law, understand criminal law in England and Wales and explore many challenging questions facing the world we live in today.
The courses are designed to enable you to tailor your study around areas most closely aligned with your career goals, whether that's following a traditional route in becoming a solicitor or barrister, or following a pathway leading you into a career as a policy researcher, a frontline journalist, or even an entrepreneur.