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.


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

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

Research in Law, Criminology and Government