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Department of Law

We have a long tradition of offering high-quality legal courses that prepare you for the world of work and allow you to specialise in an area of law that interests you.

To ensure that you get the most industry-relevant degree, we work closely with accreditation boards and legal professionals to ensure the course content reflects the needs of the industry. Our courses are accredited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and the Bar Standards Board (BSB) which means that you will graduate with a Qualifying Law degree.

Our courses

Professional courses

Professional courses

Find out about our professional courses in law that will help you take the next steps in your career.

Research activities

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BU Law Society

The Bournemouth University Law Society provides a variety of events throughout the year for members to make the most of their experience at BU.
International student library

Moot Court experience

Learn about our innovative Moot Court and how mooting develops your legal skills.

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BU Law Review

This journal is a unique academic publication based on co-creation, one which synthesises participation from students and academics.

Our students

Alex Manu

Alex's story

"I chose to study here because of the placement year and because I was familiar with the university."

Rosie Beaven

Rosie Beaven

"I’ve loved my time at BU and have really enjoyed getting involved with various aspects of university life."

Mark Edmonds

Lockharts Solicitors

"I learnt an incredible amount during my placement…it taught me so much that I’ll be able to use moving forward in my career."

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