Law, criminology and policing degree courses and research

“The course certainly gave me more direction about where I wanted to go…without the skills I acquired from university I would not have had the confidence to counsel clients.”

LLB (Hons) Law graduate Ciaran now works as a Specialist Debt Caseworker.

Ciaran Cronnelly - LLB Law graduate

Degree subject areas

Plymouth Law Clinic

Connected, relevant and real

The award-winning University of Plymouth Law Clinic runs a variety of pro-bono projects and offers real advice and representation to clients, making a genuine difference to people’s lives. At the same time providing students with valuable skills, knowledge and experience of the law in practice.

Explore our Law Clinic

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Our research expertise

 Our researchers engage in an extensive range of theoretically-oriented and empirical research activities, driven by an overall commitment to promoting fairness and social justice. Our research covers a wide variety of areas:
  • crime, culture and society
  • governance, policing and penality
  • vulnerability, criminalisation and inequality
  • law, crime and history
  • environmental and marine law
  • legal pedagogy