• Subject Hub - Law


Welcome to our Law Subject Hub, in partnership with the Open University.

This page aims to bring together useful information about applying for and studying law, the skills required to make the grade, and the real life experiences of some people that have already qualified, to put you in the best position possible when deciding if Law is the subject for you.

Getting into Law

The Open University law degree has been developed in association with The College of Law and is the UK's most popular undergraduate taught law degree

Read more about The Open University Law Programme

  • Want to get into Law, but not sure how? Visit the College of Law website to find out
Top Tips for Law Students

Law can be a demanding, but rewarding and very relevant, subject. If you're thinking about studying law, then these links should help you decide whether studying law is right for you, and maybe give you a little headstart

Student Profiles

Want to know what it's like to study and practise law? Then read over the case studies of people who have already gone through the process.
  • Read Jane Heybroek's experiences of studying and becoming a Barrister
  • If you want to know what your days would be like when working as a trainee solicitor or undertaking a pupillage, then the College of Law's Day in the Life links will be able to shed some light
Law in Practice

The legal sector is an exciting one to work in because it is evolving all the time as laws are changed, written and revoked regularly. Click for a more detailed break down of The Legal Sector

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