Every year more than 6,000 international students choose to study with us, making our campus one of the most diverse and multicultural in the UK. Enrol with us and you'll join a community of outstanding academics. We're among the top 100 universities in the QS World University Rankings 2019. We're also part of the Worldwide Universities Network which comprises 16 research intensive institutions and addresses issues of global significance.

Welcome to the Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law.

This Faculty brings together experts in education, sociology and social policy, politics, international relations, international development, law and criminology to deliver teaching and research through the following schools.

We offer high quality undergraduate, masters and research degrees, which is reflected in the University receiving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), the highest award possible.

School of Education

We're proud of our standing as one of the very best schools in the UK for education research and teaching excellence.

As a student in the School of Education, you'll become part of our thriving academic community. We offer over 30 specialist programmes for undergraduate study, teaching training, postgraduate taught study and postgraduate research.

School of Law

The School of Law at the University of Leeds is a community where, through our teaching, research and public engagement, we try to make a difference in the world.

Our School is home to world leading scholars and inspirational teachers who are committed to exploring contemporary issues in their field and supporting our students to become highly employable graduates. It is such commitment which has allowed us to build an international reputation as a leading law school.

School of Politics and International Studies

The School of Politics and International Studies (POLIS) is a vibrant school where academic research informs and ignites our teaching. We provide the academic tuition and theoretical training to explore the current challenges of our global society.

School of Sociology and Social Policy

The School of Sociology and Social Policy (SSP) is a community where through our teaching, research and public engagement, we try to make a difference to society.

We're living in times of dramatic social, political and economic change, nationally, internationally and globally. Studying a social science degree couldn't be more exciting or timely.

Programs taught in:
  • English

This school also offers:

LLB

University of Leeds, Faculty of Education, Social Sciences, and Law

This two-year course is for you if you already have an undergraduate degree in a non-law subject. The course provides you with the opportunity to learn about the law, bot ... [+]

Overview This two-year course is for you if you already have an undergraduate degree in a non-law subject. The course provides you with the opportunity to learn about the law, both in the traditional sense of ‘thinking like a lawyer’ and in the broader sense of law as a social institution. This is a Qualifying Law Degree* which enables you to progress directly to the vocational stage of legal education should you wish to qualify as a solicitor or barrister in England and Wales. It’s also recognised in a number of other jurisdictions. You’ll cover the seven foundations of legal knowledge and develop your legal research skills. A wide range of optional modules will also enable you to follow your interests in specialist legal areas such as company or employment law, human rights law, environmental law and family law. You could also explore topics in criminal justice and criminology, such as policing or youth crime. *The Solicitors Regulation Authority is proposing changes to the system from 2020. Accreditation All our LLB courses are currently accredited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and the Bar Council* *The Solicitors Regulation Authority is proposing changes to the system from 2020. To find out more, please visit www.sra.org.uk Exemptions This programme leads to a Qualifying Law Degree*, which allows you to obtain the maximum exemption from the academic stage of training of both the Bar Council and the Law Society of England and Wales. This allows you to progress directly to the vocational stage... [-]
United Kingdom Leeds
September 2019
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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LLM

University of Leeds, Faculty of Education, Social Sciences, and Law

This advanced course in human rights taught by international experts offers a unique and distinctive focus on the theories and practice of rights, producing a vibrant env ... [+]

Overview This advanced course in human rights taught by international experts offers a unique and distinctive focus on the theories and practice of rights, producing a vibrant environment for exploring this significant area of law and policy. This programme will give you advanced knowledge, greater understanding and critical insights into current systems of human rights legal protection and human rights debates. You’ll explore different domestic, regional and international human rights legal systems to analyse how rights have been legalised, developed and enforced through the theory and practice of human rights. You’ll investigate the law relating to the protection of life and human dignity, freedom from torture and other ill-treatment, freedom of expression, and human rights with regard to media organisations, terrorism, health care, the family and disabled people. Research and professional insight You’ll benefit from the expertise of leading academics in a stimulating research environment. Our research groups include: Centre for Business Law and Practice (CBLP) Centre for Criminal Justice Studies (CCJS) Centre for Law and Social Justice (CLSJ) Centre for Innovation and Research Education (CIRLE) Course content ... [-]
United Kingdom Leeds
September 2019
English
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
Campus
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