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Welcome to the School of Law, Criminology and Policing. We provide the opportunity to study in a dynamic, relevant and professionally informed manner, and in an engaging and supportive environment. Our teaching and student learning is informed by our cutting-edge, internationally recognised legal research.

When you study law at Edge Hill, you’ll combine a comprehensive exploration of key legal principles and legal developments with career enhancing hands-on experience. We want you to put your knowledge into practice.

Offer holder day

Join us for your law offer holder day where you can be fully immersed in your subject with a 90 minute taster session You’ll also be able to discuss your module options, meet your tutors, chat to our students and meet other applicants.

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Facilities

You’ll benefit from studying in our dedicated Law and Psychology building, home to contemporary teaching and learning facilities.

The 3-storey building includes a 265-seat lecture theatre, seminar and tutorial rooms, an authentic original courtroom and social learning areas that encourage a more informal and interactive style of learning.

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Mooting

Find out more about Mooting at Edge Hill University and take a look inside the on-campus courtroom where law students practise their skills.

The courtroom is fitted with genuine courtroom furniture acquired from Southport’s former Magistrates’ Court.

Meet our students

Law student Jaime-Louise

The part of being an Edge Hill Law student that has surprised me is the amount of opportunities there are to get hands-on experience.

Jaime-Louise Penaluna

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Tonika Stephenson

You feel like the lecturers are not just there to deliver a degree, and you’re not just there to get one. There’s so much more to being at Edge Hill than that.

Tonika Stephenson

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Got any questions about studying law at Edge Hill? Want to know more about student life? Or just want to chat about Edge Hill in general? 

Law news

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Edge Hill University Law Society launch new strategy

Current Law Society President Lara Webber explains more about the unique opportunities with the Law Society and why students should get involved.

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Adriaan Vlok: the case for accepting the late South African politician’s apology for apartheid

The recent death of Adriaan Vlok, the prominent South African apartheid-era law and order minister, brought the issue of political apologies for past wrongs back into the public arena.

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Nurses striking over pay and working conditions. Steven Daniels explores how union rights in the UK have been destroyed by Conservative governments.

How consecutive Conservative governments destroyed union rights – a timeline of the UK’s anti-strike laws since the 1970s

In a new article for The Conversation, Dr Steven Daniels explores how union rights in the UK have been watered down by Conservative governments.

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Report by Edge Hill University students highlights lack of trust in police

Students from Edge Hill University have provided evidence to the Home Affairs Select Committee on policing priorities at a time when public confidence in the police is low.

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Nurses striking over pay and working conditions. Steven Daniels explores how union rights in the UK have been destroyed by Conservative governments.

Rishi Sunak’s new law could force workers to break strikes

In a new article for The Conversation, Senior Lecturer in Law & Politics Dr Steve Daniels examines the governments new minimum service law for striking workers.

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Law, Criminology and Policing building foyer

Graduate Success – Law, Criminology and Policing

Throughout your time with us, opportunities for real-world experience, work placements and live research projects will set you up perfectly for a successful graduate career.

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Offer holder days

If you would like to experience Edge Hill in person you can come to an offer holder day. Join a subject taster session, meet your tutors and show the campus to your loved ones.

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Virtual Tour

Immerse yourself in our campus with the virtual tour. Explore the buildings from your own home. Get a feel for our learning, living, and leisure spaces and roam the halls of our iconic buildings.