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Published on March 30, 2021 by Holly Porter

Swansea University is hosting a two-day Law and Criminology Showcase on the 21st and 22nd of April. This virtual event looks to provide you with a taste of life studying law or criminology. The two-day virtual event will introduce you to studying law or criminology at degree level, including engaging live sessions and handy resources.

A flexible timetable means that you can dip in and out of content at your leisure, but we’d encourage you to join the live sessions in real-time to get the full experience. Don’t worry if you can’t though, because they will be recorded. So if you are unable to make it, you can revisit the pages to catch up on any sessions missed.

Law Showcase Sessions

The law tasters focus on areas like mooting and advocacy, legal issues in sport, and an introduction to the Swansea Law Clinic, which offers students opportunities to practice alongside solicitors and advise real-life clients. This will be supplemented by a chance to meet Swansea graduates in a student panel, and a Q&A session to have any questions answered.

Criminology Showcase Sessions

The two days of criminology sessions will include some of the diverse areas of criminology, such as looking at when ethical hacking can be considered ethical and legal, and a session that focuses on cybercrime and its hidden victims. There will also be a dedicated careers session that looks at what graduates can do with a criminology degree from Swansea, and attendees will have also have access to the graduate panel and Q&A sessions, which offer multiple opportunities to ask any key questions.

Law at Swansea University

The Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law is home to a thriving law community, which looks to offer students a variety of opportunities to learn key new skills. These include mooting competitions, working on the miscarriage of justice project, which looks to overturn unsafe convictions, or volunteering for the Swansea Law Clinic, which allows students the opportunity to work alongside practising solicitors. Find out more about the opportunities on offer and the achievements of Swansea’s students and graduates by visiting their student success page.

Why Swansea for Law?

Swansea has an international reputation for legal studies and is current ranked in the:

  • Top 10 in the UK for Overall Satisfaction (NSS 2020)
  • Top 10 in the UK for Career Prospects (Guardian University Guide 2021)
  • Top 25 in the UK for Law (Times & Sunday Times 2021)
  • Top 300 in the world (QS World Rankings 2021)

Swansea also has a TEF Gold Rating for teaching – find out more about Swansea’s rankings for law and criminology.

Criminology at Swansea University

Swansea’s Criminology Department has long been one of the leading departments in the country for teaching, student satisfaction and career prospects.

Criminology at Swansea is ranked:

  • Top 5 in the UK Overall (Guardian University Guide 2021)
  • 2nd in the UK for Course Satisfaction (Guardian University Guide 2021)
  • Top 10 in the UK for Career Prospects (Guardian University Guide 2021)

The Criminology Department also benefits from receiving the TEF Gold Rating for teaching. The department looks to use the latest research to inform their teaching, meaning you’ll learn about the latest themes in criminology. Swansea also uses various different assessment methods, from blogs to vlogs and policy writing, meaning you’ll have fewer exams to sit. Find out more about Swansea’s rankings for law and criminology.

5 Reasons to Book Your Place on the Showcase

  1. Experience live taster sessions
  2. Hear from guest speakers, including industry professionals and graduates
  3. Research your career options
  4. Learn more about our student experience
  5. Explore our content at your leisure, from pre-recorded lectures to downloadable guides

How to Book

Click the link below to secure your spot!
Register for the showcase

Please note that this event is open to all – teachers, parents, guardians are welcome. This event is also bilingual – you can register for the welsh-medium event here.

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